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on life and the passing scene

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paul1149
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I live in southeast New York State. I retired early a few years back, but I think that I need to enter a new phase in some capacity. I studied engineering among other things, spent a lot of years remodeling houses, played a lot of music, starting with rock, studying classical, and ending up with contemporary Christian, doing worship team and solo work in churches.

I had a couple of bad experiences with Church leadership, and am without a church home. But I am committed to the Lord, have Christian friends, and stay in the Word and prayer.

My newest passion is motorcycling. I started two years ago and it has been challenging and rewarding. I have a Yamaha FZ6, and it's awesome.

I've also worked on getting in shape, and am doing a lot better than several years ago.

I'm single, and that's ok. I'm open to change, but it has to be in the Lord. Otherwise, I'm blessed "just as I am".

My favorite movies are, roughly in order:

  • Jesus of Nazareth

  • Chariots of Fire

  • The Perfect Stranger (this is not the pop film with Hale Berry)

  • A Walk to Remember

  • Love Comes Softly

  • The Count of Monte Cristo

  • The Matrix

My fav books other than the Bible, to which there is no comparison, are, roughly in order:
  • Watchman Nee's "The Spiritual Man"

  • Norman Grubbs' "Rees Howells, Intercessor" (those two vie for the top spot)

  • Sholem Asch's "Mary" and "The Apostle"

  • and a new entry, Neil Cole's "Organic Church".

About that last book - I'm thoroughly orthodox, but I'm interested in new ways - which are actually old ways - to do church. I think the church in America needs a major reworking according to the model in the Book of Acts.

Fav musicians - Michael Card, Mark Schultz, John Michael and Terry Talbot.

My basic rule for online activity is: Try to edify, and do all things for the glory of God.

Be Blessed,
p.


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