The difference between Ralph Routon and Mr. smartestman is that Ralph Routon really is an important member of our community with something valuable to say, whereas Mr. smartestman is important only in his own mind and all he can do is make a lot of noise in a childish bid for attention.
Well, well, Mr C: I thought this site was a little too tough for you. Did you run and tell mom that someone was picking on you?
Indeed, everyone can learn a valuable lesson from Mr. smartestman's shining example of humility and restraint!
Gee, Ralph - your' self-importance' is showing.
so lame dude. waste of an article. pussy. Rozga killed himself because he was an addict, not specifically from using spice. If it wasn't spice that killed him, it would have been something else. I guaran-fucking-tee you that.
We have been partners with the Wommack ministry for 17 years now, and what attracted us to his ministry was that they were the polar opposite of many ministries that were popular at that time. Here was
a man who, in contrast to the flashy, heaping personal wealth upon themselves, high-living TV
evangelists, was humble and preached a message of hope and God's
love to us. I am not recognizing the person written about in this article.
Many, many inaccuracies, half-truths, equating to yellow journalism.
Andrew bought his home decades ago for 30% of what it is currently
valued; property does have a way of appreciating. The Wommacks
salary is certainly not out of range of what other CEO's of ministries
receive, in fact is probably significantly lower than other similar
businesses or ministries. I know he does great good with his personal
resources, building homes in 3rd world countries, etc. His ministry
covers the globe bringing the 'good news' even across eleven time
zones in Russia.
And as far as whether he successfully prayed for someone to come back from the dead; that kind of news is generally not believed or it's believed to be exaggerated. So it doesn't really surprise me that few in that
area (especially after so much time has elapsed) don't recall such an
event taking place. But, that doesn't alter the fact that it did happen.
Jesus Himself said "Heal the sick, raise the dead, cleanse the lepers"
etc. There will always be skeptics, as there no doubt was back in
The business manager for the ministry has told of how they are so
careful of the ministry's resources, their motto is "Necessities always,
luxuries, never" That doesn't mean that everything has to be thread
bare, or the facilities not being nice, but that they are to be and are excellent
stewards of what God has intrusted them with.
Jesus instructed us as believers to love our enemies, and to do good
to them who despitefully use us, and to rejoice when all manner of
evil is spoken against us. I am confident that those connected with
Andrew Wommack Ministries, will turn the other cheek, and love
the enemies who are coming against them, and behave in a Christ-like manner.
And for the curious, just go to his website, (all resources and downloads are free)
and taste and see that the Lord is good!
Unconscionable. For both the legislature to not take care of this and for the landlords to continue to rent. I hope this article makes both so ashamed they do something about it.
In today's economy as well as the sales' business I do not find it odd to find that someone was approached that way. If all they are doing is offering a service then it should not be a problem or a scam. If they give indication that they were offering this service for a fee on the behalf of the Independent then this is where a problem could be perceived.
POSM is what we have for elected officals
It would be very interesting to see what the average PERA retirement payment is for CS Utilities retirees, and including their double pension deal. It is going to be a whole lot more than $2,772. I would bet a minimum of $5,000 per employee with the average much higher, and the highest payouts making it over $10,000 per month.
we do NOT get to retire with MEDICAL
According to Professor Myron Hulen from CSU's College of Business, the average monthly Colorado PERA retirement benefit is $2,772. I should add that each retiree bears the bulk of health care premiums.
From "Bad news for [Colorado] PERA" http://www.denverpost.com/opinion/ci_14749…
Everyone's story is more complicated than it looks on the surface. My daughter is Iggy's girlfriend mentioned in the story. Kyan is my grandson. While your story does a great job of delving into the complexities of chance encounters, I am left feeling conflicted.
It was a chance encounter that brought Iggy into my daughter's life and it ended up changing all of us in ways I would never have predicted or desired. Iggy pivoted into my life and landed hard on someone who is dearer to me than life itself.
Since then I have struggled to make sense of events, to forgive Iggy, to scrub the bitterness from my heart and put the past behind me. I am sorry for Iggy's troubles but what I see most of all is that the choices Iggy made have had repercussions in more lives than his own. Iggy sees events through the filter of his own perception, but I see them through the trail of wreckage he has left behind. Is he unlucky? That depends on the point of view. In many ways he's been luckier than he thinks. He's not the only one who has paid the price of his mistakes or suffered misfortune through his own poor judgment. My daughter and grandson, even myself, have been tossed about in the wake of his passing. I see little justice in that.
I hope Iggy has changed his life for the better. I wish him well. Most of all I hope he has learned that his actions have ripple effects in the lives of others that travel farther than he can imagine.
Love Camp Bow-Wow. What a wonderful place that interacts kindly not only with its canine guests, but with the community.
DRUNK HULK APPRECIATE NAME DROP! MUCH THANK!
Kirsten, Thanks for your cover story about suicide. I volunteer with SPP and the only way to help is to spread the word and "ask the question". Thanks also for your honesty about your own struggles. The stigma we live with as we suffer from our various ailments can be as crippling as the illness itself.
More and more testing will create improved achievement, or so says Mr. Mike Miles, for both teachers and students. Shameless self promotion by Miles will come at a cost to the parents and students in this district.
Do bananas ejaculate? Social values taught by parents is the problem. Schools are where we should all learn the same basic values for all to be standard, but we are more interested in teaching ball sports than values
I wish they would just leave this stuff to parents. Schools need to focus on education and let parents teach social values.
OK....I understand sometimes hard luck falls on us, It has happened to me but please do not wrap up personal choices of Drug addiction, Alcohol, and I dont care give me money in the same context of helping some one help them selves.
I to have made wrong choices with drugs and alcohol and "KNEW IT". My eyes were wide open. I pulled out of it and moved on. So lets go back to a homeless person 20-30 years ago and visit His or hers Parent, Brothers, Sisters, Teachers and friends.
When a person starts to make poor choices did he or she listen to them? Take the advice of the Elders? Seek help? Hell no.....It was youth and party time, Education can wait.......Advice can wait........I am selfish and will do what I want......
Now it is time for the impact to raise its ugly head and he or she is 40+.....Wanting help and money while they still choose not to change thier lifestyle. I have gone and talked with them and have walked away feeling like they are entitled to recieve hand outs.
No matter what you say or do for them "THEY" are the only ones that can change the outcome.....SO, I will continue to work, feed my family and help the ones I love. For the rest of them, Its going to be a long Winter and wish them luck on the choices "they" made. Money being thrown at them is not a cure.
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