The start: Faith - or the lack therof
This is the
first in a series of ramblings about God and faith. It is not meant to offend anyone nor start arguments
that descend into bitter name calling. Think
of it as an intellectual exercise meant for those who enjoy such things. I am willing to publish any and all comments provided
they do not become strident. So, with
those thoughts in mind, let me start the journey. Come along if...
Sharing Your Faith
By Bill A. Gaspard, Certified Christian Life Coach and Biblical Counselor
One evening, Dwight Moody noticed a man leaning against a lamppost and asked him if he was a Christian. The man snorted back, “Mind your own business!” Moody responded, “I’m sorry if I’ve offended you, but this is my business.”
Is sharing your...
Now I'm really Bold, on Youtube, Homeless 68 years old
If you think I was Bold before by putting up my post of Woman 68 years old Homeless, now you can go see me on Youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMmLvTXozTAHomeless Woman 68 years old
Take note of smile gone, died hair gone, almost a self gone. But not yet, I'm still fighting. On the 15th of April I need to leave where I live now. If you read and listen you will understand why....
Musings-lite Collection No. 10
Here’s another mixed bag of what I call
musings-lite. None are worthy of a full
musing. You even might think of this as coming
from a junk drawer in my brain where I store strange things that go through my
Scientists have determined that our universe is
made up of 5% normal matter (stuff we can see and measure), 24% dark matter
(stuff that neither absorbs or emits...
Children's Ministries - Foundations of Faith
And whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me (Matthew 18:5)
How does this statement resonate in your mind? What thoughts does it trigger?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ir1tiUw_h8 (click link)
What I have learned, is that our Children’s ministries in our churches are really foundations of faith. What I didn’t realize is that a child forms their opinion on faith, God,...
What if every day was the best day of your life?
What if every day was the best day of your life?? It can be. Every day can be the best day of your life if you choose it to be.
I have not written in a while mainly because over the past two months I have struggled, emotionally, and a little physically with what is happening in my life. During these times, I relied on God to guide me and help me with my anxiety. There were days when I...
Having faith during what could be a difficult time
Sleeping isn't that difficult. Every night I go to sleep and pray for strength and pray for rest. Throughout this whole process - I have felt the Lord God holding my hand and continuing to give me strength. When I hit the bottom of the pool - I felt safe. A strange irony, but I felt like things were going to be OK. At times when I was worried, I felt like there was constant reassurance...
Roger McGuinn in Studio: Part 5
Roger McGuinn describes his Grammy-nominated Folk Den Project and explains why he felt such an urgency to preserve the songs and history of folk music. Plus, Camilla opens up about their 30-plus years of marriage and reveals how their faith bonds them.
Stuck in Financial SURVIVAL MODE?
Managing stressful moods attached to money
By Dwight Bain
When you are one paycheck away from financial disaster it doesn’t take much to trip and fall over into the abyss of despair. News of foreclosures, downsizing and soaring bankruptcy levels only make it worse for terrified and stressed out families who often feel stuck in what I call “Survival Mode”.
When a family feels stuck in...
Religions are conservative
One of the obvious things is that most of the religions practiced today were
first established hundreds and thousands of years ago. Their principles and
tenets were often based on a very strong leader who combined the ethics and
morals of that time with the then current scientific knowledge to the extent it
applied. That many of the religions are still with us today testifies to the...