Author Archives: markafredrickson

RC’s Rugs

I gave my place a much needed cleaning this weekend.  This included washing the three hand loomed rag rugs that my father made years ago.  Given their size and composition, I find putting them in bath tub with a little … Continue reading

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Community

When this word came to me for a post, I originally intended to re-read Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Life Together.  Community is central to Christian faith.  Without life with our brothers and sisters, our faith is dead. So what changed.  I decided … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea

I have always been a snorer.  Legendary by some people’s account.  It can affect your relationships.  Lately though sleep apnea has been gaining more attention as the more dangerous aspect of snoring.  When my registered nurse girl friend nurse noticed … Continue reading

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Drugs

I watched a bit of Tom Clancy’s Clear and Present Danger last week.  The scene where the President utters the title of the book and film got me to thinking about how our country’s attitude towards drugs is making the … Continue reading

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Service

In a moment of frustration my brother said we were born and raised to be slaves.  A bit dramatic but I new what he meant.  Our parents always encouraged and volunteered us for the tough physical jobs. Also it is … Continue reading

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Waste

I spent this past week trying to resurrect a train simulator that has lain dormant for for a few years.  Sure it is my job and I get paid to do it.  Still no one else has volunteered or expressed … Continue reading

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Where are you…

I have been hearing people say that the christian church must “meet people where they are at.”  I have been thinking about what this phrase means.  Here are my thoughts/questions: Are you soulless?  I am shocked to find that there … Continue reading

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