As I did a quick online Google search for the meaning of thankfulness and gratefulness here is the slight but important difference I found. Thankful is being pleased and relieved, whereas Grateful is showing an appreciate of kindness. Being pleased, is an inner emotion whereas showing appreciate takes some action on our part. Gratefulness mustContinue reading “Gratefulness”
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I have seen people spitting on the sports field and in the news so I cannot stop thinking about it, Why? It is a disgusting action that carries distain, unworthiness, failure, a lack of value, but it brings a sense of power to the one carrying out the action. As I dug into God’s Word,Continue reading “Redeemed Saliva”
True HOPE is More
I am writing this BLOG soon after the disaster that occurred in Washington DC on January 6th. This was to be a day when Congress would ceremonially approve the votes of the Electoral College. Instead, we watched as our screens displayed the destruction of Democracy at the very symbol of that institution. 2020 brought usContinue reading “True HOPE is More”
Another Story Reflecting Christmas?
What is the Christmas Story? Santa Claus with his bag, family gift exchanges, or maybe it is just time with family. Some of us may think of a cold wintery day in Israel, where a nice wooden manger sets the scene as the star shines brightly overhead. The animals are all quietly laying in theContinue reading “Another Story Reflecting Christmas?”
Old Becomes New
I had a total knee replacement just recently, so I have not been able to publish a Blog for what seems like months, so much has been happening. Recovery is going well but it seems strange, I just had parts replaced inside my leg. Old pieces were cut and removed, all to fit this newContinue reading “Old Becomes New”
If you are like me, the title just gave you an image in your mind of a pirate holding a compass and a map. He is steering his ship toward the hidden treasure on a lost island. We will not find pirate’s today, but we will search the Bible (our map) and utilize God’s HolyContinue reading “Buried Treasure”
Do You Want to Get Better?
What does it take to be well? Is it physical, mental, spiritual, or financial? You can visit a professional in that field, someone you trust. Or, we have heard of a remedy, those good old fashion “wives’ tale”. You look for what could work, the easy way out, one that requires no commitment. John 5:Continue reading “Do You Want to Get Better?”
Freedom, we live in the United States as Free People. Some may not agree with that statement as much as others, but we are still free to make choices. There are limits to those choices, who has not heard this one, “You cannot yell fire in a theater”. Yes, we are free to choose butContinue reading “FREEDOM”