Nathaniel Hawthorne – “Happiness in this world, when it comes…

Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us on a wild-goose chase, and is never attained. Follow some other object and very possibly we may find that we have caught happiness without dreaming of it.   Nathaniel Hawthorne Is this not what Jesus said in […]

Reader’s Digest – Why I Am Not Renewing My Subscription

Reader's Digest - Why I Am Not Renewing My Subscription

This morning I sent this letter (via email) to Readers Digest.  Although I did it my self, I do hope you are moved to do the same thing. We are choosing not to renew any of our subscriptions with Readers Digest. It is unfortunate as my family, as well as my parents’ families (on both […]

Christmas Carols We All Know – Or Knew

I miss hearing these songs.  My inspiration for this was a YouTube video by Journey of Faith doing one of those “Flash Mob” thingies…I posted their video here; it’s certainly worth watching.  If you would like to download the lyrics to these songs in a nice printable fashion you can do that here.  If you’re going to […]

Christmas Flash Mob by Journey of Faith at South Bay Galleria – Video

This was truly a wonderful video made by Journey of Faith at the South Bay Galleria.  The singers have such beautiful voices.  I have to admit, it’s hard not to get on your knees at the end of the video.  If you cry at things that tug at your heart, this will certainly get you. One of […]

Alcohol and Drunk Driving – A High Cost

Why do so many people drive after they have been drinking? Why does society put up with it? Why is such a destructive drug so widely desired and given such a prominent place in our lives? Why is it socially acceptable to be intoxicated – to lose your inhibitions that protect you and cause you do to things that are naturally destructive?

Character Building 101 – Putting God First

Questions we must ask ourselves…am I giving God the priority in my day? Am I starting my day (first fruits) with God by reading His Word – the Bible? What are my goals for each day? Am I seeking God’s kingdom and His righteousness in my life? Do I design time with God like I do family, work and play?