Category Archives: Takin’ It Personal

Stepping back from my high horse, every now and again I show that somewhere, tucked behind years of religion and church, is a soul. You may even find I’m a softie.

Personal Update, Or I Attempt To Excuse The Lack Of Posts Despite Being Unemployed

My wife can’t believe I have the ability to be quiet. But that’s exactly what it’s been like ’round here. I celebrated my 27th birthday Tuesday, and we turned the holiday & birthday into a family trip up to the … Continue reading

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Too Dark To Find A Light On It’s Own, Or Charlie Writes A Late Night Post

If this were a Christian theory class – after welcoming everyone and mentioning the beautiful weather we’d be having I would say to the class that a Christian is one who is not only moving himself from the darkness to … Continue reading

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Did You Hear A Cricket?, Or Why You’ve Been Restless All Week

It’s been pretty quiet round these parts lately. And I apologize this is the first I’ve written in a couple of days – I’ve sat down each night to write blog posts and wound up in bed with half a … Continue reading

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Quick Update, Or The Most Boring Blog You’ll Read Today

Hey all my wife, daughter and I returned from our trip to visit family on the east coast last night. Originally the trip was only going to be for a week but I finagled my part-time job and the airline … Continue reading

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Visiting My Old Church, Or A Lesson In Incremental Maturity

This weekend we visited the church I grew up in. I quietly left in college for a sexier mega church not so bent on condemning those outside of their walls. Almost always when I write off stuffy religion and judgmental … Continue reading

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I’ll Be Meeting God In The Air FRIDAY, Or Charlie Takes Vacation Again

No I’m not saying I’ll meet God in the air on Friday because I’m so holy that I’ll be raptured a full day before anyone else. I’m saying that because tomorrow I’m flying with my wife and daughter to the … Continue reading

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When God Drops The Silent Treatment, Or Share Your Story Day

I just haven’t had it lately. I’ve tried to write posts but nothing was coming. So I’ve decided if I have nothing to say then keep my mouth shut! So the point of this post is to hear from you.  … Continue reading

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