Here is a video from Richard Owen Roberts about the lack of the fear of God in the pulpit and in the church in general. It all boils down to one thing: pride. This one grabs at my heart. I've been watching it over and over. https://vimeo.com/128887155 In the beginning of Jeremiah God warns Israel… Continue reading The Fear of the Lord, or the Lack Of
It's hard to believe that it is July already. Summer just got here, but it seems like it is slipping away so quickly. Before we know it, summer will be gone, it will be fall, and we'll be slipping into winter. After that comes the new year! Sigh. Tomorrow is a big day here in… Continue reading Independence Day 2019
I was reading with Cinderella one day when we heard a loud crash. It sounded like glass shattering. We have a cat, so once in a while we do have things come crashing down when she's not quite as agile as she thinks she is. We took a quick look around and didn't see anything,… Continue reading Consider it Joy
I cannot take credit for this idea. This is something that I saw somewhere out on the blogosphere. I thought it looked like a fun idea. I thought it would be fun to also include a few pictures from throughout the month. For April, I will concentrate on making each entry a complete sentence and… Continue reading A Sentence a Day for March 2018.
At “six cubits and a span,” Goliath stood over nine feet tall, using a conservative 18-inch cubit. Scripture demonstrates his strength by cataloging the weight of his armaments, including a 5,000-shekel (125-pound) coat of mail.1 No wonder he was the champion of Gath! He was big and strong, but was he fast? Source: Could You… Continue reading Could You Outrun Goliath?
As we often do this time of year, I have spent some time reflecting on last year in order to look ahead for 2018. Last year, I created a list of things to work on, and went at it. I made it a point to look at my list each month to see how I… Continue reading 2018: Faith, Food, and Freedom
With Thanksgiving approaching we often take time to pause and think about what we are thankful for. It's easy to think of material things such as our home, food, clothing, etc. We also are thankful for our family, friends, and relationships, but there is so much more to be thankful for. I am thankful for… Continue reading Thankful
I'd much rather spend my time on actions that are going to make a difference than on inaction that is just going to wear me out.
April was jam packed with activities, so it went by very quickly. It wasn't long before May was here and it was time to start working again. I looked forward to seeing and being in contact with the people I worked with.
About 10 years ago I was talking with a friend who works with people with addictions She was telling me about the woes of someone she knew. She finally came around to saying that this friend suffered from depression. It didn't sound like depression to me, it just sounded like life. My remark was, "That's… Continue reading 305 lbs. A Word on Depression