Monthly Archives: May 2012

Have Mercy O Lord!

Thee are times when I am just amazed at how God has blessed us, take this picture as an example… There in the sage blossoms somewhere is a really big bee, that’s what I was trying to get a picture … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

Another quote today from the original “quotable” Mark Twain: “If you don’t read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed.”  Wow, then too I see…

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Set your eyes on things above

Another work day; great. Another day to praise our God; much better! It’s easy to get caught up in the here and now; the daily grind; the hum-drum. But it isn’t mandatory! How we choose to approach life is a … Continue reading

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Relationship or Tradition?

Over the last few days, I’ve been thinking quite a bit about the issue of how we Christians manage to miss the mark; when you’re conscious of it, the signs are everywhere… If we look at history and see what’s … Continue reading

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Sunday Class Notes

It’s All about Priorities   Today’s Text               John 12:1-11 Introduction   The scene for this text is set at six days before Passover when Jesus and his group reachBethany.  This is also right after he has raised Lazarus from the … Continue reading

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Life as a Christian

Almost every day I post something under the category of “Christian Life”.  Many of these posts end with what I hope is a thought-provoking question, sometimes they are straight encouragement; I hope they are all uplifting. In thinking about what … Continue reading

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Kid Stuff

The other day I had occasion to recall a conversation I had with my daughter years ago; she might not appreciate me disclosing it to the world, but then she doesn’t read my blog! Life is good… We were talking … Continue reading

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Priorities

What are our priorities?  How would we list them… what is the top priority? A priority is something that is truly important to us, much like a “value”.  Our values are the things in life that are really important to … Continue reading

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To Tell the Truth

There are times when I wonder about things; times when I wonder if God is mad at me, or if he will listen to me or answer my pleas… There are times when it seems like He won’t; that He … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

“Democracy extends the sphere of individual freedom, socialism restricts it. Democracy attaches all possible value to each man; socialism makes each man a mere agent, a mere number. Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word: equality. But … Continue reading

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