On the 17th of September I turned 51. That seems old to me, maybe young to some of you. My mind and most of the time, my body still feels 30. I think I can still hit the wrestling mat, play racquetball, and other things, but man do I pay when I do with some […]Read more "Six reasons why you can rock your 50 Plus years!"
I had the honor of representing Compelled Church and the Lord Jesus on Sept 6th by opening the Michigan Senate in prayer after their summer break. I am grateful for Dale Zorn’s invitation. I was blessed they pray before every session. This was very encouraging. Our township stopped praying before meetings, schools don’t do an […]Read more "Glad the Michigan State Senate opens in Prayer"
Why are so many people not content? Unhappiness, anger, depression, and hopelessness seems to be much more prevalent than contentment. Contentment is a state of peaceful happiness. Few have it. There are so many things that take peace and happiness away from us. Most of these things are external or circumstantial, but some are rooted […]Read more "Stop being so unhappy and discontented"
Anyone sense that the emotion and character attribute of compassion in our country is declining? Racism continues to hurt so many, aggressive and angry political statements, violence and anger, the plot with so much horrible violence on too many shows and movies, and the consistent personal battle we all face with selfishness and self-attention as […]Read more "Decline of Compassion Must be Resisted"
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I was at the church this morning, doing some things and getting ready for the weekend gatherings. I noticed the little birds that were up underneath the car port were now gone. They got strong enough to fly away. I then thought of Rick’s message on gratefulness. I thought of how many people over the last […]Read more "The Baby Birds are Gone, God is Not"
The story Jesus tells about the soils is interesting to me. I read it this morning in Luke 8. Jesus says a farmer went out to plant seed and here are the results. Some seed hit the road, was trampled and the birds ate it up. He says (v.12) that the this is like the […]Read more "Pick your Dirt"