Category Archives: Serving Others

Addendum to “Welfare not based on Christian values”

When I wrote the post yesterday about welfare and other government programs, it was a pretty off-the-cuff emotional vent about some things I’ve been thinking a lot about lately and it occurred to me today that in my ranting I … Continue reading

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Welfare is NOT based on Christian values

Welfare is based on Christian values?  Really?  Being forced to provide for the needs of others is love?  Stealing (yes, I used the word STEALING) from the so-called rich in order to give to the so-called poor is somehow considered … Continue reading

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Learning Love by Practicing Bach

Last night, my oldest daughter got to play in her first solo book recital (book one), performing all of the songs she has learned, so far, with the exception of a few pieces she’s working on from book two.  It … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thought: Prior Marc Foley on Affability

(Once again, it’s not Thursday.) Found this while reading the archives at Conversion Diary… Affability is the virtue of maturity and not of youth. It requires the discipline and strength of character to be even-keeled in one’s demeanor, regardless of … Continue reading

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Not-So-Innocent Bystander

I heard about something incredibly disturbing today. Several months ago a man was stabbed while coming to the aid of a woman being attacked by a knife-wielding assailant. He bled to death on a Queens sidewalk as almost 25 pedestrians … Continue reading

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Hell-Bent on Ministry

Serving simply to get people saved is a religious agenda.  As pure and noble as it may seem to us as believers, it is manipulative to the world, and is viewed as impure service.  The world can smell it a … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Thought

I’m reading a wonderful book right now called Witchcraft in the Church by Rick Godwin. It’s truly an eye-opening book that exposes the subtle influence that witchcraft can have on our lives. The authors premise is that, while most of … Continue reading

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