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Thanks for stopping by! You’ll find the one hundred most popular posts of hope and humor since I went online April 1997; plus book excerpts, cartoons, videos and original music. Yep, more content than you can shake a memory stick at!

Books
Health
Holidays
Hope
How to
Humor
issues
Relationships
Spirituality
Writing

And if you still can’t find just what you need, use the search icon at the far right of the navigation bar above.


Books

Characters: Comedies and Dramas
Communicate to Change Lives
The Imitation of Christ: 90 Devotions in Modern English
Jesus: His Life and Lessons
God, I Don’t Understand: Unanswered Prayer, Unfulfilled Promises, Unpunished Evil
Overcoming Fear and Worry
The Why Files: Are there really ghosts?
The Why Files: Is there really life after death?
The Why Files: When can I start dating?
Writing with Banana Peels: Principles, Practices, and Pratfalls of Writing with Humor


Health

Agers Anonymous: From If You’re Not Dead, You’re Not Done
Do those who commit suicide go to heaven?
If you’re thinking about suicide . . .
Charles Spurgeon’s struggle with depression
If you’re thinking about suicide . . .
Emotions real, but not reality
Hi, I’m Jim. I’m clinically depressed
Hope for those affected by Alzheimer’s disease
You may be depressed if . . .


Holidays

Easter (plus Lent, Holy Week)
Father’s Day
Mother’s Day
New Years Day: Don’t look back!
The Twelve Sites of Christmas
Valentine’s Day


Hope

Are you listening to Goliath or God?
Encouraging quips and quotations
Feeling inadequate, ill-equipped, in the dark?
Fifty praises between bed and bathroom
Finely-aged believers
God has plan for New Year
Hope in a hand basket
I’m a giant killer! [Print and audio]
“I’m a mess. You’re a mess.” [Print and podcast]
I’m giving up fear for Lent
“It Is Well with My Soul” The rest of the stories
Keeping your dreams alive
Soaring with eagles, walking with emus [Audio]
“There is no peace on earth”
Turn your “shaft” into a mine


How to

Hope for a balanced life
Managing your time . . . and sanity
Sure beats a kidney stone
Top ten things I want my kids, grandkids to remember
Top ten things you won’t hear at commencement



Humor

The majority of my posts and book excerpts are laced with humor, but here are some that are simply silly:
Hope and humor cartoons
Mr. Rogers has “Terrible day in neighborhood”
Top ten lists
Top ten wishes for my 50th birthday
The Twitter Bible


Issues

Abortion: a life or a choice?
Are you absolutely sure there are no absolutes?
Capital punishment: serious questions
COVID, QAnon conspiracy theories and more!
Does DNA disprove evolution?
Twas the Night Before Voting
Were the U.S. founding fathers Christian?
WWJE: Who Would Jesus Elect?


Relationships

Love
Lookin’ for love in all the right places
Men and women are different!
No hablo, estrogen! Becoming bilingual in relationships
There must be a higher love

Marriage
Children who marry their parents: the psychology of courtship
Top ten reasons I’m not divorcing my wife


Parenting
Faith of Our Mothers
My real job: Dad
Son of a saint: when godly parents have not-so-godly children
“Spray paint” parenting
Talkng to your kids about S-E-X
Top ten things I want my kids, grandkids to remember
Top ten things my dad taught me
Top ten things my mom taught me

Sex
Can I become a virgin again?
“Coming Out” My sexual identity crisis
Cure for common cold: sex
Guy’s guide to cars . . . and sex
The hidden habit: masturbation
Three secrets to xxx-ceptional sex



Spirituality

Becoming like little children
Finding still waters in the storm: The Book of Joe
From bad to worse to . . . astonishing
God has a plan for your life
God is never late—but he sure is slow
Holy Ghost: What he is . . . and isn’t
Holy hardships!
How to decide what’s right or wrong for you
“In this world you will have trouble”
“It is finished”?!
It’s Sunday, but Jesus is comin’
Knowing who we are
My life as a human tether ball


Spiritual issues
A case for women in ministry
Demons: Possession or obsession?
Did duct-taped recliner save our lives?
Genuine Jesus or Counterfeit Christ?
God as “comedy” writer
God hates godhatesfags.com
God’s will is not lost: for those trying to find it
Healing: Faith or fake?
Jesus, ADD and me
Jesus on “prosperity gospel”
Martin Luther King, Jr’s ten commandments for cultural change
Ouija: It’s not just a game
Should Christians celebrate Halloween?
Speaking with truth and grace
Taking the Lord’s name in jest
Top ten signs your church may be prejudiced
Top ten things I (Jim) would do if I were God
Top ten verses Donald Trump may want to read
Top ten ways to appreciate your pastor
What does the Bible really say?
“What must I do to inherit eternal life?
What was Paul thinking when he wrote 1 Timothy 2:12?
Why are some people bent out of shape by homosexual behavior?

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