Category Archives: Faith & Inspiration

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Go get em, Tiger! A tribute to a fine karate student, Justin Fields!

It’s a truly rewarding thing when Hope’s you had for your life, start to take shape and fall into place. Today, I observed a karate student that I have worked with for nearly seven years perform extraordinary Feats of skill … Continue reading

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“Tough times don’t last. Tough people do.” ????

Not everything he said was pure gospel/But the late Robert Schuller said/”Tuff times don’t last-Tuff people do”/I don’t know if it’s always tru-But it helps at times/Sometimes when there’s no other way-trust God-push on thru & a way opens up … Continue reading

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More wonderful than common to me!

More wonderful, than common to me: I was arrested for drugs in high school in my freshman year. My parcents were in their worst marital trial & nearly split up, and greatly because of a little blonde haired hellion (me).. … Continue reading

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Hallowed Be Thy Name

I say the Lord’s Prayer these days to know I have washed my hands for 20 seconds. Doing this has given me the time to think a lot about The Lord’s Prayer. One of the things that has changed about … Continue reading

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Come to Jesus

Many seek a grand, fulfilling call for their life. Many don’t even seem to seek at all and wander aimlessly. Life can be empty and seem useless, without a rock solid reason for trying and living. For myself, I’ve discovered … Continue reading

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How do we know that Christ is at work in the world today?

The wonderful hope of the Gospel is not just that Jesus was a real & verifiable historical figure of the past. But the profound fact of His resurrection means that He is real and He proves this, by living in … Continue reading

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Thoughts about my 61st birthday! Slam-

6/23/2020 – Thoughts about my 61st Birthday! Oh, the pictures are from the surprise party that my wife Dawn Carter gave me last year for my 60th birthday. This came up in memory items from last year. And with a … Continue reading

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John Woodard Carter Sr. – My Hero

I’ve written several articles about my Father, John Woodard Carter Sr. Still, here I am writing another. And it’s odd, dad hasn’t been here since 1998 and I probably learn as much from him today, as I did while he … Continue reading

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Getting Focus Back on The Good in America

Dear friends, I try to make it my purpose and plan to never make political comment in the marketplace of ideas. My father taught me when I was a boy that “I may not agree with what you say but … Continue reading

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Fires of belief, love, tolerance, and goodness can be greater than fires of destruction.

As most of my friends know, I never make comments of any political nature at all. I keep my comments of a personal and for Christ’s sake, nature. But I will weigh in with this comment in regards to the … Continue reading

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