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02-05-2023 12:36:57 PM EST

Some folks are born with no eyesight, but they learn to overcome and lead productive lives. Like the folks that can not hear, their other senses sharpen up. All of us are born into sin, started with the curse in the garden. Once you have accepted Jesus Christ as your Savior, you have the power for victory over sin. The more we have victory and give God the glory, our other senses will also sharpen up, Discernment, seeing the seed of temptation, broken heart and burden for others. Too many benefits to list. Doesn't mean we become sinless, sin will happen everyday, however we have the forgiveness (Grace) waiting for us. How we use that in our homes and out in public, could determine how others will react to your attitude, keeping in mind we may be the only Bible they will see!

 


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01-31-2023 11:22:27 AM EST

 

1. Appreciate Life

Be thankful that you woke up alive each morning. Develop a childlike sense of wonder towards life. Focus on the beauty of every living thing. Make the most of each day. Don’t take anything for granted. Don’t sweat the small stuff.

 

2. Choose Friends Wisely

 

Surround yourself with happy, positive people who share your values and goals. Friends that have the same ethics as you will encourage you to achieve your dreams. They help you to feel good about yourself. They are there to lend a helping hand when needed.

 

3. Be Considerate

 

Accept others for who they are as well as where they are in life. Respect them for who they are. Touch them with a kind and generous spirit. Help when you are able, without trying to change the other person. Try to brighten the day of everyone you come into contact with.

 

4. Learn Continuously

 

Keep up to date with the latest news regarding your career and hobbies. Try new and daring things that has sparked your interest – such as dancing, skiing, surfing or sky-diving.

 

5. Creative Problem Solving

 

Don’t wallow in self-pity. As soon as you face a challenge get busy finding a solution. Don’t let the set backs affect your mood, instead see each new obstacle you face as an opportunity to make a positive change. Learn to trust your gut instincts – it’s almost always right.

 

6. Do What They Love

 

Some statistics show that 80% of people dislike their jobs! No wonder there’s so many unhappy people running around. We spend a great deal of our life working. Choose a career that you enjoy – the extra money of a job you detest isn’t worth it. Make time to enjoy your hobbies and pursue special interests.

 

7. Enjoy Life

 

Take the time to see the beauty around you. There’s more to life than work. Take time to smell the roses, watch a sunset or sunrise with a loved one, take a walk along the seashore, hike in the woods etc. Learn to live in the present moment and cherish it. Don’t live in the past or the future.

 

8. Laugh

 

Don’t take yourself – or life to seriously. You can find humor in just about any situation. Laugh at yourself – no one’s perfect. When appropriate laugh and make light of the circumstances. (Naturally there are times that you should be serious as it would be improper to laugh.)

 

9. Forgive

 

Holding a grudge will hurt no one but you. Forgive others for your own peace of mind. When you make a mistake – own up to it – learn from it – and FORGIVE yourself.

 

10. Gratitude

 

Develop an attitude of gratitude. Count your blessings; All of them – even the things that seem trivial. Be grateful for your home, your work and most importantly your family and friends. Take the time to tell them that you are happy they are in your life.

 

11. Invest in Relationships

 

Always make sure your loved ones know you love them even in times of conflict. Nurture and grow your relationships with your family and friends by making the time to spend with them. Don’t break your promises to them. Be supportive.

 

12. Keep Their Word

 

Honesty is the best policy. Every action and decision you make should be based on honesty. Be honest with yourself and with your loved ones.

 

13. Meditate

 

Meditation gives your very active brain a rest. When it’s rested you will have more energy and function at a higher level. Types of meditation include yoga, hypnosis, relaxation tapes, affirmations, visualization or just sitting in complete silence. Find something you enjoy and make the time to practice daily.

 

14. Mind Their Own Business

 

Concentrate on creating your life the way you want it. Take care of you and your family. Don’t get overly concerned with what other people are doing or saying. Don’t get caught up with gossip or name calling. Don’t judge. Everyone has a right to live their own life the way they want to – including you.

 

15. Optimism

 

See the glass as half full. Find the positive side of any given situation. It’s there – even though it may be hard to find. Know that everything happens for a reason, even though you may never know what the reason is. Steer clear of negative thoughts. If a negative thought creeps in – replace it with a positive thought.

 

16. Love Unconditionally

 

Accept others for who they are. You don’t put limitations on your love. Even though you may not always like the actions of your loved ones – you continue to love them.

 

17. Persistence

 

Never give up. Face each new challenge with the attitude that it will bring you one step closer to your goal. You will never fail, as long as you never give up. Focus on what you want, learn the required skills, make a plan to succeed and take action. We are always happiest while pursuing something of value to us.

 

18. Be Proactive

 

Accept what can not be changed. Happy people don’t waste energy on circumstances beyond their control. Accept your limitations as a human being. Determine how you can take control by creating the outcome you desire – rather than waiting to respond.

 

19. Self Care

 

Take care of your mind, body and health. Get regular medical check ups. Eat healthy and work out. Get plenty of rest. Drink lots of water. Exercise your mind by continually energizing it with interesting and exciting challenges.

 

20. Self Confidence

 

Don’t try to be someone that you’re not. After all no one likes a phony. Determine who you are in the inside – your own personal likes and dislikes. Be confident in who you are. Do the best you can and don’t second guess yourself.

 

21. Take Responsibility

 

Happy people know and understand that they are 100% responsible for their life. They take responsibility for their moods, attitude, thoughts, feelings, actions and words. They are the first to admit when they’ve made a mistake.

 

Begin today by taking responsibility for your happiness. Work on developing these habits as you own. The more you incorporate the above habits into your daily lifestyle – the happier you will be.

 

Most of all: BE TRUE TO YOURSELF.

 

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01-27-2023 8:10:18 AM EST

   

     Well, I have been around a long time as many of you know and I see things happening around us that a lot of folks don't realize.  For example in order to destroy a Country, the morals have to be reset to where nothing is embarrassing and get the people accepting things they would never have done 10 or 15 years ago.  
     After lowering the morality then start tearing down or destroy the history of our great Country by attacking our great Constitution, that way the feeling of obligation to defend our way of life will deminish and a whole new era is born.
    Next, destroy the family and make sure it's history is thrown away, that way the standard set many years ago and the feeling of any heritage or folks from the past to take memories and wisdom from, begins to disappear.  Eventually the Love of the material world will take the place and things will be worshipped.
    Once the family has been taken a part piece by piece, then the reason starts showing in the destruction and obligation to attend Church.  That has always been the bottom line with ole slew foot as he:  DOES NOT WANT YOU TO HEAR THE WORD OF GOD OR SERVE HIM IN ANY WAY.
    I hope I have gotten through to some of you as we can reverse this whole reset movement by each one of us doing what we know  and what we have been taught to do.  Don't go to Church because they play your kind of music, go because you know you will hear the Truth preached from the Man of God.  Don't play the hipocrite thing as that really exposes you running from God and not wanting in any way to give up the very sin satan wants you to continue.
    If I put this on social media, I might have been kicked off again.  
  Thanks!  Ramblin with Ron


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01-16-2023 9:49:59 AM EST

     Well, here we are the 16th of January 2023.  When I sit back and reflect on  days of the past, I have several things that come to mind.  My kids use to love Space 1999, If I remember right, the original Soylent Green was about 2022, the original Star Trek series seemed to have a lot of things used that we are now using, Left Behind took on a new meaning, TV commercials would have an R or X rating if shown 50 years ago, but wait, they would not allow that garbage on anyway.  
    Back in the day, pretty much everything cooked outside was done on charcoal, and then the news came out that charcoal could cause cancer.  Probably put out by the butane gas industrialists.  10 years ago, before the phone addiction, outdoor sports was a big thing in the neighborhoods and only the one that excelled in youth sports got trophies.     People was actually sit around outside or even inside and verbally talk with looking down all the time.
    Can you think of anything else?


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01-15-2023 6:52:23 AM EST

     Well this is Sunday January 15th and if you choose, it could be the first page of your new diary.  One of the items you should be able to put in  there is how many times that day you actually made a stranger laugh, smile or just giggle? How many times did you witness to them?  How many did you compliment for working and doing a good job?   You see you can be a part of a negative world where there is no happiness or a positive world where you can create that happiness.  It's yours and my choice.  I chose to make people happy the day I gave my life to Christ.  And on the other hand, you wouldn't have wanted to be around me before I accepted him as my Savior.  He changed me and I mean 180.

     Just think about this.  That person will judge you by your demeanor or speech, the way you treat people.  And you could be the reason they go to Heaven or the reason the go to a devils hell.  REMEMBER, IT'S UP TO YOU TO BE KIND REGARDLESS OF WHAT JUST HAPPENED, OR BE LIKE OF SLEW FOOT WANTS YOU TO BE.

IT'S YOUR CHOICE!!!


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01-14-2023 6:54:52 AM EST

   

Well here it is Saturday Morning the 14th and we made it through Friday the 13th.  Today we are meeting at our home with the Geezer Gang.  What is that you ask?  We started out with around 6 of us and grew to 13 and at one time had 18 for an outdoors chikin stew.  We meet a couple of times a month and have a fantastic meal, pray for our family and friends and then we take the best medicine on the planet.  And of course that is a Merry Heart as we sit around and laugh and go back in time on youtube and listen to some good music and share the good times we had back in the day. Start you're own Geezer Gang and I will help you grow if you need me.   OVER AND OUT AS IT IS TIME TO PREPARE FOR 2 GEEZER GALS BIRTHDAY PARTY TODAY.  LATER GATOR!


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01-13-2023 6:58:33 AM EST

     Well here we are  on Friday the 13th and in for a long weekend due to Monday being MLK day.  Nothing much going on here today, mostly working around the house to get caught up on my procrastination list.  I'm really not a person that likes to sit around and do nothing as my mind is always creating some ideas for the paper and lately about sermons to preach if I ever get the opportunity again.

     The Lord gave me the OK to share my testimony back in July about being in a body bag at sometime in my life and how things happened after that.  First time I shared it, there were 7 folks that gave their life to Christ. Then the Lord gave me an idea about showing a Christian Movie and having dinner at a local Church.  21 folks showed up and 3 accepted Christ.  Shortly after that another Church contacted me to see if I would do a 3 day Revival.  Another 7 received our Savior.  I am not what is called a circuit rider, just a fellow that has a burden for Souls and a mind that doesn't seem to shut down.

     I'll be sharing some of my experiences over my lifetime and you may not even believe as to where and what I have been.  STAYED TUNED!

JOHN 3:16


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01-12-2023 3:23:56 PM EST

JANUARY 12, 2023

DO YOU KNOW THIS FAMILY?

Meet the Tater Family

Dick Tater

He’s the self-appointed potentate who feels everything should be done his way. He never serves or works; he just bosses others.

Emmy Tater

She’s the member of the family who follows all the latest fads. She’s never really discovered her own identity because she’s always busy trying to be like someone else.

Hezy Tater

When Hezy is asked to help at church, he knows he should, but he always puts it off. He’s sure he’ll get around to serving God someday.

Carmen Tater

Carmen has an opinion about everything, and you never need to ask what she thinks because she’s the first one to tell you.

Speck Tater

Speck’s favorite phrase is: “I love work; I can watch others do it for hours.” He doesn’t get involved, but he’s a great observer.

Agi Tater

When Agi was in school, she got poor marks on “plays well with others.” Agi is continually in conflict with others, and always seems to be involved in strife and division. No matter what the pastor or church does, it’s never good enough in Agi’s eyes.

Sweet Tater

This is the only cordial and cooperative member of the Tater family. Sweet Tater is the ideal member of the church. She has a great attitude, is faithful, committed, supportive, and involved. She doesn’t dictate, imitate, hesitate, commentate, spectate, or agitate!


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01-12-2023 2:32:49 PM EST

   I am not one of the good ole boys, I am not guided by a political party or racist organization.

I am a free thinker who only believe's half of what I see and half of hardly nothing of what I hear.  Something I learned long ago is live and let live. I have no one to blame for all of the failures in life but me and will never use a crutch like some of these groups use.
  I bailed hay (with hay fever) at age 14, picked maters at 15 and picked mushrooms on a farm out of horse poop at 16.  Grew up basically poor, but in a happy home and by the time I was 17,  I joined the Army.   Treat all people how you want them to treat you!  


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01-07-2023 9:15:43 AM EST

    Every where we go we see adults and young kids programmed to escape the reality and beauty of life.  And the scary part is it creates a great gulf fix between fantasy and reality and it will get worse as the freedom we have disappears and the disconnect from life and separation of ourselves from family and friends.

    I see people walking around outside and inside with their phone in their ears, hardly paying attention to anyone around them.  It is an addiction that probably 95% of the user will never admit and even get upset when confronted about it.  So many folks have had their landline phones taken out. 

  When driving around our County in the spring and summer, we see baseball diamonds empty and hardly anyone doing anything outside, and by the way that's where you get your natural immunity. IT IS AN ADDICTION FOLKS!  Put down those DUM phones as they will make you DUMMER and separate you from everything to LOVE.  If someone calls you, don't dodge picking it up as someone is calling you for a purpose.  PUT DOWN YOUR DUM PHONE.  People will go into their bedroom or some other room and not come out accept to go to the bathroom or get something to eat.  PUT DOWN YOUR DUM PHONE OR GET OFF YOU DUM COMPUTER.  Restore the life our GOD gave us and be a productive human being.  I stand guilty and vow to not pick up my phone like I have been just being nosy about what everybody else is doing.  RESTORE YOUR GOOD LIFE WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS AND PUT DOWN YOUR DUM PHONE.  


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01-06-2023 9:25:01 AM EST

DELIVERING PAPERS TODAY, CHECK BACK AFTER 4 PM FOR MY RAMBLIN FOR TODAY!

GONNA BE TOMORROW BEFORE I CAN POST 


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01-05-2023 9:38:59 AM EST

    You ever ask yourself why there is so much evil in this world?  It's pretty simple when ya think about it.  The answer is there not enough people showing the Love of Christ today.  Some Christians seem to go around with a chip on their shoulder which provokes anger and unkind words.  So things didn't go exact way you thought it should, why get upset over it? 

    Are you one of those secret agent Christians I have talked about.  Do you go to Church and then just go to your pew without communicating with anyone.  Are you one that never volunteers for anything regardless of what that need might be?  Maybe your not really a Bible believing Christian based on the following Scripture:

 You Will Know Them by Their Fruits 


15 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. 16 You will know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles? 17 Even so, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit. 18 A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit. 19 Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. 20 Therefore by their fruits you will know them.
   A person shouldn't have to be begged to serve him, because if you have truly accepted Christ as your Savior and had your sins forgiven, then you will produce the good fruit.
SO WHO ARE YOU AND WHAT IS YOUR SPIRITUAL STATUS?   ARE YOU HEAVEN BOUND?


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01-04-2023 11:04:02 AM EST

    Well here we are the 4th day into 2023 and so many things going on.  Right now it is thundering and lightning in Davidson County and pouring down outside. By the way that doesn't mean it's gonna snow in x amount of days.

    The word Christian as far as I can remember means - Christ life.  And that is exactly how we are suppose to be, we can't be perfect, but we can make sure the Love flows out of our very being wherever we go and whomever we are with.  Most of the problem today is we have secret agent Christians or undercover.  Some only when in Church and then outside one couldn't tell the difference from anyone else.  It seems some Church's today believe that getting folks to transfer from one Church to theirs means is productive.  UH that's a big NO.  A Church's number one goal should always be about bringing others to the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.    Not in the entertaining business and not ear tickling as we all have to answer for those that God sent around to each one of us and if we failed to share Christ in some way. Let's be who we say we are and change the course of America with witnessing like never before.  WHY?  We are now the new sodom and gomorrah and babylon and the roman empire, etc.   

LET'S SHOW THE LOVE OF CHRIST!

 

    


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01-03-2023 8:25:38 AM EST

     You know something that many folks miss.  Putting a real value on your friends and family. So many times in life we just take them for granite and we become distant due to the fact that we miss showing empathy to them.  We all have problems in life and for every problem there is a solution.  We should spend more time looking for that solution and happiness will be there when you find it.  

     Family reunions have become a thing of the past, mostly because folks don't want to go out of their way and leave their comfort zone.  Always remember that comfort zones most of the time will destroy your future.  Like, if it doesn't go my way or I don't like this, that or the other, then you actually distant yourself from real happiness.

    You want to be happy, then go out of your way to make others happy.  There is no better earthly reward and if you know your Bible, God says the greatest gift we have is LOVE.  That's why our sins can be forgiven.  He loves us so much he gave his only begotten Son.

   So what are you going to give?

 


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01-02-2023 7:30:12 AM EST

    Well today is January 2nd, 2023 and a great opportunity to make a whole new life with a whole new attitude.  Yesterday we had our GEEZER GANG get together and had all the traditional foods for Jan.1st.  We opened in prayer and dug into the vittles and laughed and so enjoyed each other.

    We have 10 active members with 3 that have had some physical problems but will be with us soon.  Nothing is ever planned, we just wing it and sometimes we get to laughing until our eyes start leaking.   We started it for those over 70, but some younger folks asked if they could come in and of course we welcomed them with open arms.

    We have cooked chikin stew outside over a fire, cooked hot dogs over fire and made smores, listening to doo wop and beach music.  Yesterday for dessert Ann made my favorite which is Mountain Dew cake.  We watched the Panthers and then Green Bay with some laughs and giggles. We do a lot of that as the Bible says ; a Merry heart does good like a medicine.

     I would suggest you get some friends together and create some type of theme (nothin fancy) and make it a pitch in with the food.   We have played domino's , slow danced in our living room and just enjoyed each others company and I praise the Lord for it.  

   Contact me if you live in Davidson County and want some ideas to start you own home fellowship regardless of age.


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01-01-2023 7:36:40 AM EST

     I TALK TO SO MANY FOLKS IN A WEEKS TIME AND LISTEN TO EACH ONE AS A GOOD FRIEND.  I TRY TO CONSOLE THEM AS I FEEL THE HURT AND LONLINESS.  YOU SEE OLD SLEW FOOT HAS BEEN ATTACKING THE FAMILY UNIT ALL OVER AMERICA TRYING HIS BEST TO DIVIDE.  IT'S A KNOWN FACT BY ALL BIBLE SCHOLARS AND PASTORS THAT -  DESTROY THE FAMILY AND YOU CAN DESTROY THE CHURCH.

     AFTER THE ATTACK BY OLE SLEW FOOT, THEN HE INTRODUCES PRIDE, WHICH ALWAYS LEADS TO ONES FALL, NEXT IS TO LOVE THE WORLD AND THE THINGS OF THE WORLD SO THE LOVE OF THE FATHER IS NO LONGER THERE.  AND LASTLY TO TEMPT ONE TO FIND FAULT IN ALL THAT THEY USE TO CHERISH, WHICH IN TURN CREATES INDIVIDUALISM AND SEPARATION FROM A GODLY SOCIETY.  DON'T TAKE THIS WRONG, I AM A SINNER AS ALL ON THIS EARTH IS, BUT NEVER TO THROW STONES AT ANYONE DUE TO THE FACT A BOLDER WILL BE THROWN BACK.

     MY NEW YEARS RESOLUTION IS TO WIN AS MANY SOLES AS I POSSIBLY CAN.  LOVE MY FAMILY MORE AND EXPRESS IT TO THEM IN EVERY WAY I AM ALLOWED.  INCREASE MY EMPATHY AND SYMPATHY TO HELP ALL THAT I COME IN CONTACT WITH THAT HAS PROBLEMS.

     LASTLY TO PUT INTO PRACTICE - AS OUR LORD SAID; TO LOVE ONE ANOTHER AS I LOVE YOU

HAPPY NEW YEAR!


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12-31-2022 3:26:03 PM EST

     I am so glad I got free from trying to be something I'm not. So many rocks being thrown out there from the same old crowd that's been around for over 2000 years.

     I'm just an old sinner saved by Grace and I am what I am. Perfection won't come until the groom comes after his bride. And I am not saying that being saved give's anybody a license to sin. We must remember all have sinned but Jesus, and so far I haven't seen anyone on this planet that even comes close. 

    Be real and remember when you say something unkind to someone, you don't know what just happened in their life.  They might have just lost a loved one, physical pain, they might have some bad memories that are keeping them down. 

Return Love and forgiveness to those folks as Jesus did for us!

 


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12-31-2022 9:02:06 AM EST

    TODAY IS DECEMBER 31ST, 2022 AND IT IS 7:51 AM.  TONIGHT THERE WILL BE MANY DAMAGED LIVES AND EVEN SOME LOSS OF LIVES DUE TO CONSUMING TO MUCH ALCOHOL AND MAKING BAD DECISIONS.  DON'T LET THIS BE YOUR EPITAPH AS THERE ARE MANY GREAT DAYS AHEAD AND GREAT OPPORTUNIITES.      

     I GOT THAT ALL OUT OF MY SYSTEM OVER 45 YEARS AGO BUT BEFORE IT HAPPENED I WAS PUT IN A BODY BAG AND LAW ENFORCEMENT WAS SENT TO MY WIFE AND CHILDREN TO TELL THEM I WAS KILLED.

    LET'S BE THE BEST WE CAN BE AND YOU WILL ALWAYS BE HAPPY WHEN THINKING ABOUT SOMEONE ELSE'S WELFARE.  SOMEONE IS HUNGRY AND COLD AND CHILDREN WEARING CLOTHE'S THAT MIGHT BE RESULTING IN SOMEONE IN SCHOOL MAKING FUN OF THEM.  WHILE YOU CELEBRATE, SOMEONE IS CRYING BECAUSE OF A FAMILY MEMBER OR LOVED ONE WHO IS NO LONGER HERE.  SOMEONE IS IN A FOXHOLE OR OVERSEAS DEFENDING OUR COUNTRY AND MISSING BEING WITH THEIR LOVED ONES ESPECIALLY FOR THE HOLIDAYS.

    WANT HAPPINESS, THEN GET YOUR MIND AND HEART OFF OF WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY AND SHARE THAT HAPPINESS WITH SOMEONE HURTING.

    HAPPY NEW YEAR AND MAKE THE GOOD LORD BLESS AND KEEP YOU!


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12-30-2022 2:39:17 PM EST

ANYBODY ELSE FEEL LIKE THIS AFTER CHRISTMAS?


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