My Day: A Day In The Life Of A Horse Trainer In Northern Illinois

My Day: A Day In The Life Of A Horse Trainer In Northern Illinois

I am the caretaker and trainer at a small, private stable in northern Illinois. There are only six horses on the property, two in active training, two in maintenance work, one pregnant mare, and then my horse.

My day starts at 6:30 when I wake up, pull on a ridiculous amount of winter gear, and head outside to feed, turnout …

The Way We Were

The Way We Were

I can’t say that I feel really old or anything but as a guy in my late 30’s I often wonder where the time has gone. I sometimes find myself thinking about things in my past when I was a kid, and sometimes I really have to squeeze my brain to get those memories to come back out. I think …

Can A Pro-Life Evangelical Christian Vote For A Pro-Choice Candidate?

Can A Pro-Life Evangelical Christian Vote For A Pro-Choice Candidate?

In this homework assignment I will answer the question: Can a pro-life Christian vote for a pro-choice candidate? This is a very broad question without a direct answer. In my opinion, this could depend on several different factors.

As an evangelical Christian myself it is easy just to say that I can’t vote for someone who is pro-choice, but sometimes …

“Bad” Memories Can Rob Your Happiness

“Bad” Memories Can Rob Your Happiness

Bad memories can rob you of your good memories and destroy your happiness, causing mental issues. Do not allow bad memories to destroy your life toss them to the wind and get on with your life. You’re the keeper of your mental faculties, don’t allow things that happened in your past to gobble up decision making abilities and your ability …

The Agnostic Delusion

The Agnostic Delusion

Richard Dawkins’ recent book The God Delusion has made atheism big news for the time being. Dawkins fails to realize that the belief in no God contains the same amount of delusion. Belief implies delusion, as the act of believing establishes a filter on what information will enter our minds.

For example, in 1950 at a church in Nebraska, where …