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This election day, 2020

As a lifelong Republican (even including a time voting straight ticket), for the first time I have cast my ballot with confidence for the national Democratic party (THANK you to my many friends who told me I was not alone!). Namely for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. While I disagree with them on many issues, […]

Top Reasons to Vote Trump Out of Office

​Top Reasons Why I Do Not Support the Re-election of Donald Trump (and NO American should[1])                                                by Kendel Christensen, Lifelong Conservative.  Twitter: Highlight-enabled Link   1. A vote for Trump is a vote against The Constitution. Donald Trump has, on multiple occasions, dismissed, misappropriated, or outright attacked The Constitution of the United States—the very foundation of […]

In Praise of Donald Trump

It is one of my life beliefs that it is morally wrong to criticize something that you do not understand, or have not made an effort to get all the facts about (can you imagine a world where both sides would patiently listen until the other side was satisfied that we understood things from their […]

Profile of “Fair-mindedness”

I think it’s safe to say that we as a nation and as individuals could do better on our communication and unity. This can be achieved and improved in many ways but I want to talk about one small piece of the equation. Being “fair” when we communicate. I’ve been in just about every form of discussion […]

Grateful in Any Circumstance

Grateful in Any Circumstance   Talk given by Kendel Christensen, April 27, 2014 Colonial First Ward. Crystal City, VA           I consider myself a collector. I collect epiphanies. I’m not talking about the epiphany that comes the millisecond after you lean too far back in a chair and YOU KNOW your life is over. Or […]

How Being “Right” Makes You Even More Wrong

How Being “Right” Makes You Even More Wrong By Kendel J. Christensen   Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. -1 Corinthians 13:1                  Recently a relationship I cared very much about ended. I was in […]

The World’s Greatest Lie and the Path to Freedom (Full Essay)

The World’s Greatest Lie And the Path to Freedom  By Kendel J. Christensen  “Happiness is the consequence of personal effort. You fight for it, strive for it, insist upon it, and sometimes even travel around the world looking for it. You have to participate relentlessly in the manifestations of your own blessings. And once you […]

The World’s Greatest Lie, Part VIII

The World’s Greatest Lie And the Path to Freedom By Kendel J. Christensen Part VIII of VIII   4.    Am I taking the most helpful perspective?   The final thought I leave with you, in your quest to achieve your full potential in life, become more happy, and become the captain of your soul, is […]