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  • Bad Things Happen

    Today, I cut my finger pretty bad.  I’m thankful it was not worse.  I’m glad I was in a good place in my walk with the Lord.  I’m grateful that medical care was available and that I have insurance.  I’m… Read More ›

  • Home of the Brave

    “There is no more important struggle for American democracy than insuring a diverse independent and free media.” – Bill Moyers Irrespective of whether this statement is true, there is scarcely any diversity in media. Main-stream media is not independent but one… Read More ›

  • Worship He Deserves

    The heavenly beings surround God’s throne and worship Him with the highest of praises, bowing in surrender before Him. (Rev. 4: 4-11).  Yeshua, the Son of Man and only human to know God fully said that He seeks worshipers who… Read More ›

  • Hannah’s Anguish

    Someone is in anguish now over a destiny they see passing away.  This person is distressed from waiting and taunts from rivals.  Nevertheless, hope is found in the Lord. Carry your burden and pour it out before Father God, He… Read More ›

  • Blackface

    This week it was announced that Megyn Kelly would lose her show on NBC, Megyn Kelly Today, due to the fact that she questioned whether or not wearing Blackface as part of a Halloween character costume was racist or not…. Read More ›

  • First Man

    I recently went and saw the movie, First Man, and was pleasantly surprised.  I enjoyed it very much and it kept me entertained throughout with its suspenseful action and interesting story.  The movie is more of a biopic of Neil Armstrong,… Read More ›

  • Hidden Motives

    Do you ever question your motives?  At what point in the process of thinking, planning, preparing, initiating, working, and completing do you consider your motives?  Is your consideration an actual questioning of something uncertain or is it justifying the obvious…. Read More ›

  • Recipe For Delight

    In the middle of a dream, while I was still asleep, He gave me a recipe -“Blackberry jam on hot buttered corn on the cob”.  It is as difficult as anything to eat without making a mess, so lay down… Read More ›

  • Anti-Faith Accusation

    “Democracy demands that the religiously motivated translate their concerns into universal, rather than religion-specific, values.  It requires that their proposals be subject to argument, and amenable to reason.  I may be opposed to abortion for religious reasons, but if I… Read More ›

  • Return To Me

    I must embrace humility for this is reality.  Pride blinds people so they can’t see and they deny God.  Even many who acknowledge that He exists do not believe what He says. Some slander, accusing Him of injustice, apathy, or… Read More ›

  • Jeremy Taylor

    Jeremy Taylor (1613-1667) was a cleric in the Church of England who achieved fame as an author during the rule of Oliver Cromwell.  He is frequently cited as one of the greatest prose writers in the English language.  He was… Read More ›

  • Choice

    The power of independence is often recognized by choice.  The phrase, “You are free to choose,” means that you have a certain freedom of will.  It is undeniable that life is full of choices, so a presumption arises that our… Read More ›

  • The Man Who Planted Trees

    This short story by Jean Giono, about one shepherd’s long and successful single-handed effort to re-forest a desolate valley in the foothills of the Alps in France, and accompanying short animated film is one of my all-time favorites.  It is… Read More ›

  • The Value of a Soul

    People are everywhere and in the city they are often packed in like sardines.  We are all different, but also similar in many ways.  The inner most being of each person is a soul, which is hard to describe, but… Read More ›

  • Is Life So Dear

    “Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God!  I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give… Read More ›

  • Humanistic Reasoning Illustrated

    “There’s the belief, certainly in some quarters, that people who haven’t embraced Jesus Christ as their personal savior that they’re going to hell. (Interviewer: You don’t believe that?).  “I find it hard to believe that my God would consign four-fifths… Read More ›

  • Inside The Third Reich

    When I was in the seventh grade, around 1972, my English teacher handed out a book club flyer to encourage us to do some extra reading outside the normal reading assignments.  I was already an enthusiastic reader of books, mainly… Read More ›

  • Satan’s Teat

    1 Peter 2:2-3 “Like newborn babies, thirst for the pure milk of the word so that by it you may grow in your salvation.  Surely you have tasted that the Lord is good!” Scripture encourages us to study God’s Word… Read More ›

  • Hope For The Downcast

    There seemed no end to the oppression that plagued my thoughts.  Thick dark clouds of sadness moved endlessly above me.  The Lord’s presence was nowhere to be found. Curses and bad memories, arguments presenting themselves one after another supported a… Read More ›

  • Sovereign Over Nations

    Speculators and movie makers love to talk about the Apocalypse – the end of the world. However, less is said about the end of America, which is the leader of the free world and western civilization.  There have been great… Read More ›

  • Prophecy Clarified

    Here are some prophecies about the Messiah’s origin: – He is of the lineage of David, a son of David. (Micah 5: 2; Isaiah 9: 6-7; Ps. 132: 11,17; Jer. 23:5; Ezek. 37: 24-25). – He will be born in… Read More ›

  • A Torch Kept Lit

    This is an excellent book I recently read of eulogies written by the late William F. Buckley.  Buckley was the founder of “National Review”, a conservative journal and host of “Firing Line” from 1966-1999 on PBS.  He also wrote many… Read More ›

  • Man as God

    The earth is like a spinning top tilted on its axis.  The spin gives us day and night, while the tilt provides the seasons.  It’s a good thing our scientist are keeping the earth spinning at just the right speed… Read More ›

  • What God Does Through Men

    The Scripture says that Yeshua was fully man.  “For this reason he had to be made like them, fully human in every way, in order that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in service to God, and… Read More ›

  • Fluff vs Substance

    I was reading a book about writing in which the author described with her most descriptive language the passion and motivation she has for writing.  In her first chapter she said, write a draft without expecting perfection.  In the next… Read More ›