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Monday, September 18, 2017

Lord I Need You



And then it happens. The sudden death of a loved one, possibly even your spouse. The loss of a job. The loss of your home due to catastrophe or finances. Abandonment by family and/or friends. Or possibly the battle with addiction to drugs, alcohol, sex, or even food, money or material things. That shock. That "what do I do now" moment. Continue reading "Lord I Need You".

Monday, September 11, 2017

Oh My Soul


From the YouTube video "Casting Crowns - Oh My Soul Featurette (Emmy's Story)":

On February 11, 2015, Mark Hall's life took a dramatic turn. Moments after finding out he was diagnosed with cancer, a flood of emotions were spilled out onto paper, forming the song "Oh My Soul". This song has touched the lives of so many people including Nathanael and Lauren Kotras. Continue reading "Oh My Soul".

Monday, August 28, 2017

The God I Know


This week's song is "The God I Know" by Love & The Outcome. It is a very interesting (and fun) song. At first listen, there does not seem to be much to it; it just describes finding God. However, the lyrics are actually much deeper than this simple though important message. Continue reading "The God I Know".

Monday, August 14, 2017

Leave A Light On


If you had a guest arriving late at night, how would you prepare? Would you leave your house dark, with the windows covered? Or, would you turn on many lights in your house and illuminate the outside of your house to the best of your ability? Especially if the guest was important and was a dear friend most people, in the opinion of this writer, would choose the latter option. Continue reading "Leave A Light On".

Monday, August 7, 2017

You Found Me


Society today, and possibly always, pushes us to "take control of your life". We read it in self-help books. We see and hear it on infomercials and Ted Talks. We listen to it on podcasts. The message is focussed on us, and what we can and should do to improve our lives and make ourselves happy. Many people have followed that advice. However, it is worth reflecting on where that advice has taken us. Continue reading "You Found Me".

Monday, July 31, 2017

Jesus Is Calling


We see the consequences of sin around us every day. Among other things, sin is evident as hatred, violence, divorce, immorality, and addiction to drugs, sex, and money, the list going on and on. As Christians, we know that these sins have existed since people began to walk the earth. However, many Christians (including this writer) believe the the secularization of many countries has exacerbated the situation, increasing the occurrence of these behaviors.
Continue reading "Jesus Is Calling"

Monday, July 24, 2017

We Are All On A Journey


We all travel regularly. Sometimes we travel to relatively mundane though necessary places, such as to the grocery store for food, or to a clothing store. Some travel takes us to see our loved ones, family that may be near or far. And, occasionally we travel to exciting places, like the vacation to another city or possibly another country. Continue reading "We Are All On A Journey"