• About Bruce

    A web programmer by day, I somehow still spend a lot of time thinking about relationships, God, and the significance of grace and love in daily events. I am old school in the sense that I believe in the reality of sin, and in the need of each human heart for deliverance to the Divine. I am one of those who believes that Jesus Christ is the Son of God, and that you can find most answers to life's pressing issues in Him and His Word, the Bible. I ain't perfect, and a lot of the time I ain't good, but by God's grace and kindness, I am forgiven and free.

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    Soon shall come the day when every lights goes out, when golden leaves quit falling, and lark and jay shall fail to sing. The water will not break against the rocks, the sun will suddenly surrender, and the moon will hide from sight. Alto and soprano will all be silenced, every lip will be...

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    Planter Project, Part I

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    I had it in mind a year ago to take a rock-filled strip in my backyard and convert it into a garden dealie. Naturally, last summer, fall and winter came and went, and with the return of spring this year, the idea returned. And then it evolved- seeing some planter boxes in an open...

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    Easter Thoughts, 2014

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    It’s the middle of April, and so Easter is upon us again. Active in church, I can easily forget the big picture of it all, and so when Easter comes around, I try to take some time to remember- why is church important? Why do I pour so much time and thought into this...

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    Ramblings | April 14, 2014

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    While overall today was a well executed day, it was also a challenging one. I started the day working off of my newest to-do list, which I am trying to incorporate into my life because I so often need help getting things done, and I had two items on it that were going to...

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    Ramblings | April 9, 2014

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    Today was a good day, and by all accounts, it felt that way from the get go this morning- despite another cat gift found in the front room. After dressing, I discovered that French Roast in the coffee maker is actually a blend that I like (with French Vanilla). At work, I felt like...

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    Ramblings | April 8, 2014

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    Today was a normal Tuesday in most aspects. I got up. I made coffee. I went to work. I had small group. It was different in two ways though. Before work, I had a medical appointment with a specialist whose office was on the west side, in a direction opposite from where I work...

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    Time to Move

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    Regardless of anything else, I am always aware of time passing. I always have been. I’ve always had a sense that my life began at a point on a line, and at some point in the near or distant future, it will end. I know my days are numbered. I am fairly healthy right...

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    Derocked

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    In some seasons of my life, it can feel like being is divided into three layers. On the surface is the layer of action, where the day to day bustle of life happens. In the innermost one, people meet and share their souls, and find camaraderie and sympathy and compassion, and it’s there they...

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    An Intro

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    Shortly after moving into my present home nearly two years ago, I would often find myself driving south on Wyoming to run errands on weekend mornings and see him. Out of place in my neighborhood, he would be walking north each time- a middle-aged African-American man with short wiry gray hair dressed in a...

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    Ramblings | January 20, 2014

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    My boss asked me this morning what I did this weekend, and I responded with a “not much”, because thinking about big activities, I didn’t really do much over the weekend. I watched a Lobo basketball game. I cleaned out the litter box. I ran a circuit with Thorson on the Loop. I paid...

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