Author Archives: davepersons

About davepersons

Retired minister who writes, speaks, sings, hikes, golfs, climbs mountains, etc.

Notes from “What the Health?” 

Investigative movie created, produced and narrated by Kip Anderson on the benefits of a plant based diet.  Produced on Netflix. Film examines the link between diet and disease, and the billions of dollars at stake for the healthcare, pharmaceutical and … Continue reading

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U2 Concert by D74

Earlier this month I attended my first U2 concert at New Era stadium.  With three of my children and great seats, the stadium filled with fans of the 40-year-old popular Irish rock music group. An opening “prelude” came from a … Continue reading

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What’s It Mean to Die?

My 4-year-old granddaughter asked me this yesterday morning.  I had mentioned to her that Gramma and I were getting a new dog in a few weeks, one that will be little, but a little bigger than Carmel, the Dachshund dog … Continue reading

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“Getting to Heaven!”

I was driving home this morning when this sign caught my eye!  I wondered how many people understand what the words mean, taken from the Bible gospel book of John, chapter 3 and verse 7.  A more literal meaning of … Continue reading

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KNOWING GOD

  Can we ever really know God?  Like a friend, or even a lover?  Wouldn’t it be wonderful to have and enjoy such a relationship?  I think it is possible and also one of the best things we can enjoy … Continue reading

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Seeing God

“The world will see me no more, but you will see me….”  John 14:19 Do you often feel lonely?  Perhaps that’s an understatement!  Most do, but we need not, at least for too long.  Studies show Americans are lonely, 300 … Continue reading

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When God Sleeps

“If you had been here, my brother would not have died!”   John 11:32, RSV Anxiety and depression are common diseases in America.  About 7 percent of us, of all ages, suffer depression in our country.  Maybe more since the election … Continue reading

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