As we celebrate the 4th of July and our independence, I am amazed how far we've come. Here are a few things that happened in the year of 1863. Jan 1 Emancipation Proclamation issued by Abraham Lincoln to free slaves in US confederate statesMar 19 Confederate cruiser SS Georgiana destroyed on her maiden voyage with … Continue reading How much further could we go?
I could just kick myself! How could I have under-utilized a readily available resource? I first went to the church I now attend, through a women's Bible study. I came to realize this was my home, as a Bible believing and teaching church. Then I come to find out that every Wednesday, at 9 am, … Continue reading Free, under-utilized resource!
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
I have recently been shown how to live in a win-win scenario. It has taken me a few weeks of pondering and using it to come to know they joy that is involved when I do. And it all revolves around the boomerang principle. The first thing that makes a boomerang different from a regular … Continue reading Boomerang
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
Just letting you know right up front, I'm fully expecting to be the recipient of some nasty feedback on this post. But the more things change, the more they stay the same. Only six chapters into the Bible, the Lord saw the extent of human wickedness, and that the trend and direction of mens' lives … Continue reading Go ahead, bring 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!
The title of this post was catchphrase of Mr. T. He is an American actor, television personality, and retired professional wrestler. He is known for his roles as B.A. Baracus in the 1980s television show The A-Team. He is also known for his distinctive hairstyle inspired by Mandinka warriors in West Africa. He is also … Continue reading “I pity the fool!”
When I got home from work tonight, I began unloading the dishwasher. Sometimes mindless tasks calm me down. I've been agitated the last few days over the political unrest in America. I am taken aback by the hatred I see and hear. It can be overwhelming. So as I was taking out an agatized wood … Continue reading Agatized
In my efforts to be more mindful to express gratitude daily, I realized that sometimes it is the simple pleasures that brings us to a place of thankfulness. Like the way my mouth feels after brushing my teeth. A warm bed. The first cup of coffee in the morning. Vanilla lip balm. Cocoa butter lotion. … Continue reading Flames