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Tony Funderburk shows, in each Rhyme and Reason Podcast episode, how life makes sense because God made you. He’s the author and publisher of 34 books for adults and kids and a songwriter with hundreds of songs to his credit. Get some free songs and a book for kids by jumping on the Rhyme and Reason Bandwagon today.

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Tony Funderburk shows, in each Rhyme and Reason Podcast episode, how life makes sense because God made you. He’s the author and publisher of 34 books for adults and kids and a songwriter with hundreds of songs to his credit. Get some free songs and a book for kids by jumping on the Rhyme and Reason Bandwagon today.

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English


Episodes

You did it. So just admit it.

11/13/2022
Got some health challenges? Or other physical obstacles? How about emotional or relational problems? And let’s not forget your mental well-being. Have you discovered you’re not as young as you used to be? And wouldn’t you like to know why … Read the rest The post You did it. So just admit it. appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:08:36

Words can be deceiving. What are you receiving?

11/10/2022
I know that you know that words can be deceiving. When I was a kid, we had a rhyme to thwart something somebody might say about us. It went like this: “Sticks and stones might break my bones, but words … Read the rest The post Words can be deceiving. What are you receiving? appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:11:10

6/8 Time Doesn’t Have To Rhyme

11/9/2022
Norwegian Wood, by the Beatles. Scarborough Fair, by Simon and Garfunkel. We Are The Champions, by Queen. And even She’s Always A Woman, by Billy Joel. Those songs all have something in common. Do you know what it is? Well, … Read the rest The post 6/8 Time Doesn’t Have To Rhyme appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:06:14

Big plans and dreams against darker schemes

11/8/2022
They’re everywhere. In almost every household. Certainly in every politician’s office. And in the heads of most every kind of person there is. From young graduates to old tyrants. Big plans. For good. And not so good. And downright evil. … Read the rest The post Big plans and dreams against darker schemes appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:06:25

Bad apple, good fruit. And a great reward to boot.

11/6/2022
How about this expression? “The bad apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.” You’ve heard that, right? Hmm, maybe that’s acorn. Or lemon. Doesn’t matter. The point’s the same. But there’s another expression, too. “One bad apple don’t spoil the … Read the rest The post Bad apple, good fruit. And a great reward to boot. appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:06:13

New normal is crazy so we can’t be lazy

11/5/2022
It’s a mean world. Every day you see and experience the cold, hard truth in this world. Whether you like it or not. And whether you prefer to think positive or be negative. Doesn’t matter if you’re a glass-is-half-full person … Read the rest The post New normal is crazy so we can’t be lazy appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:10:36

Kanye West net worth is blank without new birth

11/3/2022
According to search engine “suggestions,” a very popular search term is “Kanye West net worth.” And sadly, for the hip-hop rapper, it’s way less than it was. Poor dude is only worth about $400 million now. But don’t worry. Because … Read the rest The post Kanye West net worth is blank without new birth appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:07:42

Grace and glory in a singular story

11/2/2022
It’s not a new cop show. Nope. The Grace and Glory I’m talkin’ about is found in the one story that makes ALL history possible. And this is true whether you believe in the God of the Bible or not. … Read the rest The post Grace and glory in a singular story appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:08:21

Rights come from God. And that logic’s not flawed.

10/29/2022
Real, and true, inalienable rights come from God. And all those so-called “laws” that so-called “lawmakers” make, almost daily? Well, they’re childish gibberish hung from a foolish wish. And they’re subject to subjectivism and/or the whims of a so-called “organic” … Read the rest The post Rights come from God. And that logic’s not flawed. appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:05:18

Inner child living in your head? Kick him or her out instead.

10/25/2022
So. You grew up, left your parents’ house, and went out on your own. Great. You’re not a kid anymore. And that’s exactly as it should be. What’s that? You still have to deal with your inner child? Well, here’s … Read the rest The post Inner child living in your head? Kick him or her out instead. appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:03:53

Ringtones for phones in particular zones

10/24/2022
Ringtones for phones are still a $2.1 billion bidness. According to one website I found that talks about such things. In 2005, ringtones outsold CD’s. Yeah, I know that’s no big deal now because who cares about CD’s anyway? Right? … Read the rest The post Ringtones for phones in particular zones appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:06:41

Dr Seuss was a goose on a caboose

10/21/2022
I’ve enjoyed Dr. Seuss books since I was a kid. In fact, I’m sure his rhythmic and whimsical writing inspired many of my writings for kids. And I’ll even admit that in a court of law if needed. But that … Read the rest The post Dr Seuss was a goose on a caboose appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:06:37

Timbuktu much fun to do

10/20/2022
From here to Timbuktu. You’ve heard that expression or something like it. Right? Well, I’m not gonna give you a history lesson on where the expression originated or if it’s even a real place. But it DID inspire a toy … Read the rest The post Timbuktu much fun to do appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:06:02

God does not lie. Do you and I?

10/18/2022
Throw away your daytimer (does anybody have one of those anymore?). Toss out your to-do lists, your notes to self, your calendar apps, and your reminders. Because everything has already been painstakingly planned out for you. You just need to … Read the rest The post God does not lie. Do you and I? appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:07:41

Move in day starts with “No way!”

10/14/2022
Imagine, for a moment, that you’ve set up a move in day for your nice, new house. Or apartment. Condo. Doesn’t matter. It’s just about perfect. It has precision appliances, digital climate control, two car garage. And basically all the … Read the rest The post Move in day starts with “No way!” appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:08:08

Sonnet poetry most decasyllabicly

10/13/2022
If it ain’t got a beat, then it just ain’t no treat. Of course, I’m talking about that ever-popular writing style known as sonnet poetry. And man is it ever manly! In fact, that’s the main ingredient to stylish poetry … Read the rest The post Sonnet poetry most decasyllabicly appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:07:49

Nestled in Nature in this nomenclature

10/12/2022
A social media friend of mine shares some amazing photography. The colors are often so brilliant and high resolution they almost jump off the screen and directly into my brain. Lately (for obvious reasons) many of the pics are focused … Read the rest The post Nestled in Nature in this nomenclature appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:04:21

Brain cell connections that follow directions

10/9/2022
I read another article about brain cell connections to music. Yeah, I’m a nerd when it comes to that kind of information. And I love a quote from that article that said, “Neurons that fire together, wire together.” Of course … Read the rest The post Brain cell connections that follow directions appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:07:19

Second class, but not on this pass

10/7/2022
Let’s see. There was one bassist. Three cellists. Three violinists. And one pianist. Yeah, that about covers it. An eight-piece ensemble that started out, in second class, as a three-piece ensemble and a five-piece ensemble. Second class were their accommodations. … Read the rest The post Second class, but not on this pass appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:08:24

Wait a minute, wait a minute, there’s something new in it.

10/6/2022
95 years ago, today, October 6, a quirky little guy said, “”Wait a minute, wait a minute, you ain’t heard nothing yet.” And the crowd went wild. You probably already know I’m talking about Al Jolson. And you probably already … Read the rest The post Wait a minute, wait a minute, there’s something new in it. appeared first on Tony Funderburk.

Duration:00:07:51