FOMO

No big surprise, but anxiety has been around for a very long time. In 2004, Patrick Mc Ginnis coined the term FOMO. The Fear Of Missing Out. It has become more prevalent thanks to social media. It is characterized by a desire to stay continually connected with what others are doing, thinking they are having … Continue reading FOMO

Sometimes, life stinketh

Freshly baked bread, warm chocolate chip cookies, hot apple pie, and pizza. These are comforting, inviting smells. Sadly, this post is not about that. Warning: Stop eating before you read this part. Scientifically speaking, decomposition of the internal organs begins 24 to 72 hours after death. Three to five days after death, let's just say … Continue reading Sometimes, life stinketh

Happily ever after

My last post told you how my neighbors were acting like my enemies. This is the story I am using to encourage myself based on 2 Chronicles 20. My enemies came to wage war against me. Alarmed, I resolved to inquire of the Lord, and I proclaimed a fast and to seek help from the … Continue reading Happily ever after

Standing Up

You know those little coincidences that are actually the Hand of God?Well I had one of those the other day. I walked over to a church a block from my office, to get a copy of the June Our Daily Bread devotional because minedid not come in the mail. (I guess whoever got it is … Continue reading Standing Up

Territorial

Wars have been fought over it. People have been arrested, tortured, and killed over it. There have been periods in history I cannot believe even happened because of it. People marking their spiritual territory. Through the ages there have been people who firmly believe that “it is my way or the highway.” I have run … Continue reading Territorial

Smoothie

With summer coming, we need cool refreshing beverages. Smoothies are one such drink. It is a cold, fruit-based blended drink, usually composed of a variety of fruits. Before the Ten Commandments, the first command found in the Bible is in Genesis 1:22. God commands Adam and Eve to be fruitful and increase in number, or … Continue reading Smoothie

Ask for it!

Boy oh boy, I've been asking for it! And trust me when I say, He let me have it! No, this is not how it sounds but way better! I have been praying the Scriptures a lot since last year. I have been writing them down in a little book I can carry with me … Continue reading Ask for it!

Transformers: Trinity Force

My last post was about Transformers. This is the sequel, Transformers, Trinity Force. Yes that is an actual thing. How cool is that, as this post is about the Trinity, the Triune God, or Tetragrammaton. (Sounds like a Transformer name to me!) The Tetragrammaton is the four-letter Hebrew word הוה‎ transliterated as YHWH, or the … Continue reading Transformers: Trinity Force

Luminaire

We watched a couple of Transformers movies recently. I remember my son watching the cartoons in the 1980's. Transformers is product of American and Japanese media franchises and toy companies. It follows the battles of sentient, living autonomous robots, who can transform into other forms, such as vehicles and animals. The Autobots are the good … Continue reading Luminaire