Tag Archives: rough around the edges

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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Rough Around The Edges Preacher

Originally posted on gutsisthekey:
I tell people that even though, I am a preacher that I am rough around the edges. Its true. Here’s how. I like a good fight…..  Weird you think. Well, I don’t think so. Everything worth…

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My personal hell of alcoholism and addiction

This writing is not one of my, upbeat motivational writings. Neither is it a pretty story. This is a very personal disclosure shared in hopes that it might help some of you escape the hell that drugs and alcohol were to me. … Continue reading

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Slam is a little rough around the edges.

    Much of my earlier speaking background was as a preacher. Another huge part of my background has been being a rough and tumble guy. And for sure these experiences will always be a part of me. They say … Continue reading

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