Tag Archives: rough around the edges

The Discovery Diet

 When I was a boy. My dad had me out cutting trees on Saturdays when other boys were watching cartoons. I learned the value early, of very hard, difficult work. Also, I was in every kind of Athletics imaginable. I … Continue reading

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Slamisms – 401-500

So, its been quite a while since I released a batch of #slamisms . But that’s not because I am not steadily producing them. Because I am…. I enjoy doing them and people seem to enjoy reading them. So I … Continue reading

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Ditch Day 2017

Ditch Day 2017; … Strange sounding celebration, huh? Let me explain, on this day 6 years ago; on a frozen night in the low 20’s my little wife rescued my hulking unconscious, drunken, blacked out frame from a ditch, at … Continue reading

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THE APPOINTMENT

I originally wrote this article in January of 2012. I wrote it because of the deep and beneficial impact that prayer has made in my life. I republish this edited version, because prayer continues to be such a powerful construct … Continue reading

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Tribute to my father John W. Carter Sr.

 I wrote this article about my father this past year in July. I wrote it to my facebook friends as a tribute to my father JOHN W. Carter Senior. I recently realized that I had not put this article here … Continue reading

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Thank God its Wednesday!

   Thank God its Wednesday? Now that’s just weird you say. And in a way, I have to agree with you.       In the middle of a fight, it is hard to be thankful. In fact, you don’t have time to do anything except … Continue reading

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Be Relentless In Personal Excellence & Public Service!

Dear Guts Is The Key Reader. This entry is intended to be both personal and inspirational. Personal, because it is about who I am by nature. And Inspirational, because the characteristic I am describing will help you also, and serve … Continue reading

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