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If God asks me why I deserve to enter Heaven I will say then that surely I do not. And so if He asks; then why are you here I'll say You should know I never liked it too hot. ~Jack Downing~

Questions Of A Lifetime

    Some questions that I’m sure most, if not all, of us could ask ourselves as we pass through the stages of life. And to those of us who have passed through more than just a few,  I think … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS (Page Twenty)

    I haven’t posted any of these for quite some time, so in an effort to lighten the mood some, I give you Reflections (Page Twenty)    Have a great week everyone, but don’t take it too seriously, Jake. … Continue reading

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FootPrints

    It is now 5:45 pm est. and I am going to attempt to write a poem in the next 15 minutes, right before your eyes. Footprints Each step we take on life’s given path will be forever lost to … Continue reading

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Oh Lord I Pray

    This poem is dedicated to those who are experiencing the ravishment of cancer and all of the other dire conditions that effect the health and spirit. May God Bless you all, and may you find strength in your … Continue reading

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A Speck Of Dust

A Speck Of Dust As the Earth revolves around the sun and as the universe expands where do we fit in the scheme of things are we but like, a grain of sand? Shifting with the wind and tide insignificant … Continue reading

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The First Christmas Day

Merry Christmas to all of my friends and subscribers. (It’s free, just click “follow” at the web site.) Jake. The First Christmas Day Angels, they were heard on high as a great star shone in the east Three kings of … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas I Say

    I was going to save this for Christmas week, but I think it may be more appropriate now. Speak-up don’t be intimidated by political correctness. Merry Christmas to all!! Jake. MERRY CHRISTMAS I SAY Where have gone, those … Continue reading

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