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First let me echo what the Apostle Paul said about himself in Romans 7:18 "For I know that in me (that is in my flesh)dwelleth no good thing: for to will is present with me; but how to perform that which is good I find not. For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do." That's me in a nutshell. If I have true faith it's because God in His sovereign mercy and grace gave it to me. As that old hymn says, 'Nothing in my hands I Bring; simply to the cross I cling. Life hasn't been an easy road for me to travel on but I thank my heavenly Father and the Lord Jesus Christ that His grace is sufficient for any trial or affliction I face or have faced. "Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word." Psalm 119:67 My father and my mother were never willing or able to care for me consistently so my great grandmother reared me until my uncle and aunt took me under their wings. This was during the rock n' roll sixties and Vietnam War. From there I moved to Mary Graham Hall which is a temporary children's shelter in French Camp,CA and then on to a foster home where I attended Linden High School. By high school graduation I had attended eight public schools. After high school I entered the Marine Corp Reserve. Little did I know how tough it would be but I survived and went back to my home town of Stockton where I graduated from San Joaquin Delta College and attended the University of the Pacfic majoring in communication. I did well in drama and the speech team and later honed my speaking skills with Toastmasters. During the first 38 years of my life I probably had over 30 jobs ranging from selling Electrolux vacuum cleaners door-to-door during my college days, Amway MLM, selling used cars, working at groups homes as a counselor and at a juvenile detention center for delinquents, food product demonstrator in grocery stores, I've sold Fuller Brush, my homemade chocolate chip cookies at flea markets and a local convenience store. I've cleaned carpets and owned and operated two businesses: Chimney cleaning and junk removal. During the winter months in northern Calif. I worked as a counselor in group homes because the junk removal business was slow due to the cold and rainy weather. In 1994 after deliberating whether to finish my bachelor's degree at a Christian school I decided against it because of my desire to pursue an acting career so in 1996 I moved to Hollywood. My first year I made it into the Screen Actor's Guild. I did a student film, independent film and extra work in several films like My Best Friend's Wedding, Austin Powers, Mad City, The Bachelor and others before launching a successful, new and improved junk removal service. Acting now was on the backburner and something the Lord gave me convictions against. After wandering from the Lord for too many years and doing alot of self-examination I've been blessed to find His mercy drawing me back to Himself and giving me the gift and passion for street preaching. I have several videos on www.YouTube.com under LAStreetPreacher and I continue to minister to others and learn more about God and his truth as found in His Holy word the Bible.
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05/31/13 Letter From Hollywood Re Amillennial Article 118 Free to Share
05/28/13 Letter From My Mother When I Was At Mary Graham Hall June 6, 1971 114 Free to Share
05/26/13 Letter From My Mother When I Was At Mary Graham Hall Children's Shelter May 1, 1971 139 Free to Share
05/25/13 Psychiatry And Its Free Market Champion Dr Thomas Szasz 149 Free to Share
05/23/13 My Stay At Mary Graham Hall Children's Shelter 497 Free to Share
05/23/13 Letter From My Mother Elvada Roland April 27, 1971 108 Free to Share
05/21/13 Letter to the Editor Of UOP's Pacifican Media, Propaganda Keep Apartheid Issue Alive and Well Nov 20, 1986 166 Free to Share
05/19/13 Gospel Tract The Cross And Self 176 Free to Share
05/18/13 Belete On Ethiopia Letter To the Editor Of UOP Pacifican Oct 16, 1986 134 Free to Share
05/14/13 Letter To the UOP Pacifican on Same Sex Marriage Sep 25, 1986 128 Free to Share
05/13/13 Get Your Assets Out Of Dodge Part 2 101 Free to Share
05/11/13 Get Your Assets Out Of Dodge, Part 1 144 Free to Share
05/09/13 Automated License Plate Readers Threaten Our Privacy 120 Free to Share
05/02/13 Debunking The Myth Of Good Debt 173 Free to Share
04/29/13 You Can't Live Your Life Backwards 244 For Sale
04/26/13 Hiding the Unemployed Disability and the Politics of Stats 129 Free to Share
04/20/13 Right VS Left But What About Truth? 136 Free to Share
04/18/13 One Desire 170 For Sale
04/12/13 A Letter To the Stockton Record December 23, 1984 Salvation Solution To Woes Found In One Place 175 Free to Share
04/10/13 Pardon Obtained 97 For Sale
04/09/13 What Bitcoin Is Teaching Us 1034 Free to Share
03/26/13 A Look At Spanking In The Bible and The Rod That Drives Out Sin 412 Free to Share
03/19/13 Some Thoughts On Acquiring Wealth 265 Free to Share
03/18/13 Letter From Jay Abraham RE Mac Ross Died Today I'll Miss Him Dearly 329 Free to Share
03/18/13 Letter From Hollywood Another Pathological Liar For President??? 215 Free to Share
03/17/13 Bless the Lord Ye People Praise 112 Free to Share
03/17/13 Letters From Hollywood Legalism In Downtown Sacramento and Elsewhere 122 Free to Share
03/17/13 The Constitution Is Dead 141 Free to Share
03/12/13 A Psalm Of Judgement 178 For Sale
03/09/13 Letters From Hollywood Unity Church Unitarianism 151 Free to Share
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