A Quick Thought…

   Seen this picture a hundred times all over the Internet…and it still makes me think each time. Perspective can be everything. Maybe right now God has you in a place you long to escape. Yet when you view your situation from His perspective, it all makes sense. So the question remains: would you ratherContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

Those that Hate You…

We all have that one person in our lives that just seems to harbor immense hatred towards us. Each and every time you interact with this person, you feel their anger seething behind their smiling face. The reasons for their animosity may be apparent to all parties, or you may be dumbfounded by the otherContinue reading “Those that Hate You…”

A Quick Thought…

Today, I lost a friend.  I knew him for only a few years, a small fraction of the time he’d spent on this earth, but he shared much of his history with me. As a historian, their are few greater gifts than to openly share your history with another person.  To Walter Wayne Gloyer IContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

A Christmas Post: Joy

Merry Christmas to all my faithful readers! “Angels we have heard on high Sweetly singing over the plains And the mountains in reply, Echoing their joyous strains…” (Angels We Have Heard On High, French carol, ca. 1862) “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen, Let nothing you dismay; Remember Christ, our Saviour, Was born on Christmas day,Continue reading “A Christmas Post: Joy”

Christmas, What’s It All About?

Christmas means different things to different people. For most Americans, Christmas is a time to get together with family and friends, exchange gifts, eat lots of sweets, and prepare for the coming new year. But for Christians, the holiday represents something much more important: it is the coming of Jesus as a baby, who wouldContinue reading “Christmas, What’s It All About?”

A Christmas Carol

“Oh!  captive, bound, and double-ironed,” cried the phantom, “not to know, that ages of incessant labour, by immortal creatures, for this earth must pass into eternity before the good of which it is susceptible is all developed.  Not to know that any Christian spirit working kindly in its little sphere, whatever it may be, willContinue reading “A Christmas Carol”

We Are Here For You.

Attending church this past Sunday, we sang a song by Matt Redman and Chris Tomlin entitled “Here for You.” We’ve sang this song many times before, but this time it really spoke to me. If you’ve never heard this song, click here to view a YouTube video. (sorry about the ad) ‘Let our praise beContinue reading “We Are Here For You.”

The Thinly Veiled Reality

Sometimes when I am doing the most normal of things, it is as if my eyes are suddenly opened and I see through the thin veil of reality that hides the truth of our existence. Too metaphysical? Let me try this: a great example of what I am talking about is a typical television commercial.Continue reading “The Thinly Veiled Reality”