Douglas Kinney ⋅

Father, Poppie, Pastor, IT Tech, Composer, Singer, and the guy trying to figure out how I got to be so old and life so complicated.

What would you be if you were attached to another object by an inclined plane, wrapped helically around an axis? Quote from the episode "The Desperation Emanation" (S4 Ep5) of the Big Bang Theory--By Leonard Hofstadter

Johnny Galecki A.K.A. Leonard Hofstadter

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There is a classic scene in the 1965 movie Shenandoah, where Charlie Anderson, played by Jimmy Stewart, has a conversation with his daughter’s suitor, Lieutenant Sam. In the film, Sam approaches ...


In biblical times, adultery was punishable by death. That was the law. And yet David not only commits adultery, but he also has Bathsheba’s husband killed. Where is the justice here? David sh...


“When you’re attracted to someone, it just means that your subconscious is attracted to their subconscious, subconsciously. So what we think of as fate is just two neuroses knowing that they are ...


Okay, folks, let’s open up the phone lines for some questions. Dating Profiles, most seem to be pretty generic. Of course, I have already addressed the picture from when you were 21 as your pro...


We have all met them. Those people who on the surface appear to be nice people. And then Mr. Hyde jumps out. I tell some of my close female friends, they have multiple personalities, and I am t...


There is this misgiven idea that if I repent of my sins everything will fine. That is not the case. Sometimes the things we do have consequences that while we are genuinely sorry they can’t be ...


Sometimes, (more times than I like to admit) computers seem to have a mind of their own. I know there are keystroke combinations that can make your job easier, and then, there are those that jus...


Well, it is finally here. The holiday season has arrived bringing us, ulcers, heart attacks, and genuine depression. But the ones I worry about the most are the children. Those who fail to get...


I was shocked, confused, bewildered as I entered Heaven’s door, Not by the beauty of it all, nor the lights or its decor. But it was the folks in Heaven who made me sputter and gasp– The thieves,...


November 26, 2019

Bah Hum Bug in God, With Skin On

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Maybe if you are a kid. And then that depends on your social status. If you are an adult…all bets are off. Christians celebrate the birth of Chris...


November 26, 2019

OUCH in Life After 60

There was an old “Hee Haw” routine, “it hurts when I do that. Well, don’t do that.” Sometimes you have to do that. Case in point. I am getting into bed last night and somehow turned wrong. T...


November 25, 2019

Chess Game? in God, With Skin On

I am not a Chess player. You have to be way too logical to play, to play well, you need to be on the higher end of the genius scale. But somedays that what my life feels like. The problem, som...


November 25, 2019

Online Dating in Life After 60

Do you want to drive yourself crazy and just throw caution to the wind? Try online dating. Ever so often I get the insane idea to try to find ‘love’ or a facsimile thereof. I think I would hav...


November 21, 2019

Skin Deep in Life After 60

Us (Older) folks say getting old sucks. Well, it sure beats the alternative. (you know, dying young) However, somedays I wonder how much more this old body can take. I got up the other morn...


The facts are someone is going to be wrong. Christian, Atheist, Buddist, Muslim, and all the many others. Someone is going to be sadly disappointed. When the smoke clears, we will see who is l...


I don’t have to remind myself that I am not perfect. All I need to do is look in the mirror or at my body. They both remind me I am no Robert Redford. Some days I have a problem dealing wi...


Comfort Zone Ahead. The place where dreams go to die. Back in my younger days, I had it all figured out. A house, nice yard, three sons and a wife…and we would grow old together watch our gran...


November 19, 2019

Proof in God, With Skin On

We all want proof. Here is my dilemma this morning. Jesus spent most of His time telling His followers as well as His critics, “Unless you see signs and wonders you will not believe.” (John 4:4...


November 19, 2019

New Friends in Life After 60

Since I have started my new journey with this journal, my podcast, and facebook I have developed a circle of Virtual friends. Yes, I consider you all friends. I communicate with you all more th...


“Okay, I pray your brakes go out going down a hill, I pray a flower pot falls from a window sill, And knocks you in the head like I’d like to”..Some of you just laughed, and some of you are ...


November 18, 2019

Nerve Receptors in Life After 60

I have a belief system that tells me, “No good deed goes unpunished”. Okay, it is a sardonic commentary on the frequency with which acts of kindness backfire on those who offer them. That would...


I find it interesting that the same amendment that gives us Freedom of Religion would, if read correctly, might and should give us the Freedom FROM religion. But I digress. My point this mornin...


November 15, 2019

Freedom of Speech in Life After 60

Freedom of speech is a principle that supports the freedom of an individual or a community to articulate their opinions and ideas without fear of retaliation, censorship, or legal sanction. And ...


November 14, 2019

Just Forgiven in God, With Skin On

Matthew 5:45 states, “For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.” In simple terms like it or not, some good people suffer and some bad p...


November 14, 2019

A Sound Mind in Life After 60

Well, maybe not yesterday. I do two different journals on this site and yesterday I published two entries in the same book. I was trying to do too many things at once. Science has proven (...


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