You don’t have to own a lot to be happy. Drink in everything good and beautiful around you—enjoy anything worthy around you. Sometimes, maybe often, things are much easier to enjoy if you don’t own them—if you are not responsible for them. I’ve often taken great pleasure walking the hills another man owned but rarely […]
All the talk on the news today is the blizzard of historic proportions that is about to hit the east coast but this morning here in Michigan the sky is clear and the sun is shining. The snow storm passed south of us last night and we are cheerily about our business. Here’s a story […]
I stumbled on this story surfing EricWoods site. I love stories about God’s provision like this. Take a minute to watch the story.
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Today I noticed an old journal entry that made me think. “On January 8, 1991 I went to Cedarville College to hear Jerry Falwell speak. Jerry Falwell is with the Lord, but during his lifetime he started the Thomas Road Baptist Church which grew to thousands and thousands of members and he founded Liberty University, […]
Today (January 16, 2015) a distant cousin watched his mother die. He’s a colorful and interesting man. He lives in a distant state and I have been watching his thoughtful posts on social media while he has been watching his mother decline. Today she died. He wrote; “She has slipped the surly bonds of earth […]
The dark cloud of God’s judgment hangs over our nation today. In our time the official courts and institutions of government and civil life in our land are governing without serious regard for the law of God. The law of God no longer appears to be a factor in the rulings of our courts. The […]
“You can’t bury someone without ceremony like you open a can of tuna fish.” When Bill died, I was asked to preach his funeral. We had never met. When that happens it always makes me sad. You really should have your funeral preached by someone who knew you. Bill must have been a nice fellow […]
Here is a link to an fascinating article about angels by Steve Saint.