To My Lost Brother

To My Lost Brother

So on July 27th 2016, at 11:23 East Coast Time, my brother Donnie Rennie passed away. I have a step brother and a step sister, but I did not grow up with either of them. Donnie was my only natural sibling and that is a hard reality to be faced with. It has been the...
A Man Of Integrity

A Man Of Integrity

June 22, 2016 As many of you know, I recently spoke about losing a friend.  His name is Jeff Altus and he was a good man.  He made a real difference in my life.  Please accept this small tribute of my affections for Jeff. Last Thursday Buffy, and many of our friends,...
A Good Friday Play – A Father’s Story

A Good Friday Play – A Father’s Story

Good Friday always reminds me of a one man play I wrote and performed many years ago. The original performance was around 1988, I am not sure. Just a few years after coming back to the church. Hopefully it will make sense to you. For me, it was a way I, as a young...
Eulogy For A Friend

Eulogy For A Friend

October 10, 2012 It is early morning on Wednesday and I am putting some matters to rest.  Though many things are going on in my life, I am taking a few moments today for myself and an old friend.  Though I will address the most pressing issues that require my...
Tribute Due And Well Deserved, Goodbye Diddi

Tribute Due And Well Deserved, Goodbye Diddi

trib·ute noun \ˈtri-(ˌ)byüt, -byət\ : something that you say, give, or do to show respect or affection for someone : something that proves the good quality or effectiveness of something Diddier was noble.  Not in your classic elegant manner.  He was noble in the...
The Stained Glass Man

The Stained Glass Man

I spent a day of pointless purpose In search of truth on aimless courses Off a ways, melancholy bells rang So I wandered to where those sirens sang Until I stopped at a place of worship The final goal of successful courtship The doors where opened invitingly wide So I...