Category Archives: GUTS – What is it?

What is this page all about and why the name GUTS?

Fighting for me, for my Father & for my Heavenly Father!

At Christmas, I think about my parents & sister, who have gone before. Their love & example is the chief reason, I have achieved anything in my life. I am deeply grateful. One of the chief storylines in my life … Continue reading

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The Real Adventures of Tim And Cecil

About 35 years ago, I stumbled across a Florida Cracker, on a car lot in Williston, Florida. He was as outgoing & full of energy as I was. Little did I know that the best friendship of my life was … Continue reading

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Gratitude To an Unknown Karate Mentor

Small things are often Big Things. I dedicate these thoughts to karate mentor:1- that I am deeply indebted to ,2- whom made a tremendous contribution to my martial arts foundation,3- whom is already gone from this life & whose name … Continue reading

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“The Lord will have to deal with him. All I can deal with is the Lord.”

The Lord has given us clear instruction to forgive others.Forgive or forget it. We cannot be walking in a very, intimate and Honest communion with God without it.MT 6:12 And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive them that trespass … Continue reading

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You Must Not Quit – Slam’s call to keep on keeping on!

I wrote this on this date 10 years ago. You Must Not Quit – Slam’s call to keep on keeping on! When things go wrong; as they sometimes will,When the road you’re trudging seems all uphill,When the funds are low … Continue reading

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Tough Times, Tough People & Lives that last after Their Over!

I wrote this article 2 years ago on this date. But somehow it never made it here. So in celebration of these thoughts which were good ones, I make this post today. Quite a few years ago my daughter TeNae … Continue reading

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Slam’s Alcoholism – And Recovery

Alcoholism has effected my whole life. I remember at a child, my mother’s horror stories with her alcoholic brother’s well. Also remember the terrible reality that was Filmore, her brother. Furthermore, our family friend John Prevo died as a direct … Continue reading

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It is Settled!

Last month while heading to the beach, I had what I think was a heat stroke. This was an I am Unsettling Unpleasant near-death experience.  It really shook me. It was not nearly dying that shook me. I’ve had several … Continue reading

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If you struggle with weight, like I do!

I have really struggled with weight & related health issues. But I argued to myself that I’m a big strong guy & being overweight was OK. Bull! A mini stroke (TIA) 6 years ago got my attention & inspired the … Continue reading

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It doesn’t Intimidate God for You to Succeed!

Some people seem to believe it intimidates God for us to succeed. And that is only through our pain & loss that He receives Glory. While it’s true that we should be willing to take up our cross & follow … Continue reading

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