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Archive for July, 2007

Why we’re there…

Hayley and I were nervous – seeing a man as he is about to die is not something that either of us have much experience with. We were coming to have him sign a will and deed to expedite the inheritance process after his passing – once again, we had no prior experience in this arena. This family had been a part of Hayley’s life for more than six years. Continue reading...

Where I’m coming from

My formative years (middle school) were spent in a hyper-conservative church environment. It was the cofC-way or the hell-way, so to speak. The way I understood God, His church and His word, was – and probably still is – shaped by those years. I understood that my entire purpose here on earth was to go to heaven after I died. This purpose dictated my speech, actions, doctrine and opinions of Continue reading...

Hello. My name is Todd Ramsey and I’m a writer.

I’m a writer. I’m going to write a book. This book may never grace the shelves of my local (or any) Barnes & Noble. This book may never be read by anyone aside from my wife, mom and my great-grandchildren when they’re going through my storage shed. But it will be written. Because, you see, I’m a writer. But here’s the rub: Writing takes time. It takes work. It takes Continue reading...

Fasting for Darfur

There are few issues that transcend our political and religious differences. It’s all too easy for us to construct walls that divide us as humans and limit our resources, energy and, ultimately, our effectiveness.However, there is an issue that requires that we set aside these differences — that we lay aside that which divides and work together to create change. That cause is Darfur. There’s a good chance you’re already Continue reading...