Author Archives: Jim Hastings

Christmas: Loneliness, Connectedness — and Thanks

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We hear a lot about people being alone at this time of year — or bereaved. I have read that Christmas is the number one time of year for suicides.

Most of my friends know that I am an adult “orphan.” I joined Continue reading

Air Travel: Unthinkable Now

A few weeks ago, a radio pastor jokingly offered one possible explanation of why God allowed the invention of the airplane: People who never talk to Him on Earth are more than willing to call on Him when they’re 37,000 feet in the air.

I don’t doubt this — although, since I don’t fly anymore, I won’t be Continue reading