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About retiredday

I am Michael D. Day, a regular, everyday guy -- retired. I stand for God-given freedom, which means I think for myself. I believe in being civil, because the Bible teaches that we should love our enemies. But I also believe in saying it how I see it, and explaining just why I see it that way, sort of like 2 Timothy 4:2.

This Present Madness

Blessed is the one who finds wisdom, and the one who gets understanding, for the gain from her is better than gain from silver and her profit better than gold. She is more precious than jewels, and nothing you desire … Continue reading

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Freedom

Memorial Day has ended. I’ve been hearing a lot of people complaining about their so-called loss of “freedom” during the COVID-19 pandemic, pushing against the idea of maintaining safe health protocols. So, on this Memorial Day we witnessed a lot … Continue reading

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Bernie’s Words

In light of the effective and compassionate job the Trump Administration has been doing in uniting all Americans to face the COVID-19 crisis, I find it amazing and totally unacceptable that Trump’s enemies continue to snipe at him, whipping up … Continue reading

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Trump Isn’t Genteel Enough

Lawrence Richard, in a February 23rd article about Judge Judy Sheindlin’s support of presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg, wrote,  “Judge Judy is not the only celebrity to endorse Bloomberg. Film director Clint Eastwood, a gun-toting libertarian, recently revealed that he supports … Continue reading

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I Hate Religion

I wasn’t raised in the church. I didn’t become a believer until I was 31. When it came to spiritual beliefs, what mattered to me was how my life might be personally impacted. I resisted formalities, was turned off by … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney says he believes in God and is a very religious person. But what God does he believe in? Mitt Romney is a Mormon. It has been long established by sound scholarship that Mormonism is a cult which deviates … Continue reading

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Morning In Martinez

The other day I had one of those bone density scans. Turns out my bone density is low. The medical term is osteopenia. This is in spite of the fact that I’m doing everything right: getting the proper exercise, taking … Continue reading

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The Spirit Of Christmas

Behold my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my Spirit upon him; he will bring forth justice to the nations. He will not cry aloud or lift up his voice, or make … Continue reading

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Seeking Unity

 (based on 1 Corinthians 1:10-17) According to Chuck Smith’s commentary, despite their giftedness, the church at Corinth was rife with carnality. This tells us giftedness does not equal spirituality. Realizing this fact should motivate us to submit to one another … Continue reading

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The Christian Vote

Habakkuk 2:4 gives us the saying, “the righteous person will live by his faith.” Romans 1:17 rewords it slightly, saying, “…as it is written, The righteous shall live by faith.” Other verses, such as Galatians 3:11 repeat this concept. But … Continue reading

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