The summer of 2005 fifteen year old Madelon came to stay with our family for several months while her mother picked up the loose ends of a move from out of state. She brought with her two cats, Lexie and Nilla. My nine year old son Alex had never had an opportunity to play with a cat. Once he saw the beautiful Nilla it was love at first sight and only a matter of time. Madelon began high school, helped Alex with his homework and was a wonderful friend to all of us. Madelon told us the story of her
Updated Jul 21st 2008 at 02:48 AM by Lynbob
I originally posted this in Testimonies July 12th, 2008, 09:34 PM. I wanted to post it in my Blog to make it easier for people to find.
I was adopted as an infant and knew this from an early age. Although my mama and daddy made me feel special I always felt like something was missing. Like a piece of me was gone. However, from the moment I had conscious thought I felt a spiritual presence in my heart. I attended church as a young child with my mama
Updated Oct 4th 2009 at 03:14 PM by Lynbob
Always use soft words, even when you don’t feel well.Always display kind actions and joyful attitudes, even if you have been mistreated. Have the right response by quickly forgiving others in your heart even before they ask.Always be enthusiastic and look for opportunities to praise others' character.Always deflect praise and be grateful to God and others for the ways they have benefited your life.Always use manners and be respectful of others and their belongings.Always do what
"Die gees van die mens is ‘n lamp van die HERE, dit deursoek al die kamers van die binneste"
Here, ons het 'n moeë generasie geword!
Ons is moeg gewerk, moeg vir probleme,
Moeg vir mense.
Ons het veral moeg geword
Om alles altyd reg te doen.
Om aanvaarbaar te wees, móét ons
Suksesvol, begaafd en finansieel sterk wees
Met duidelike doelwitte.
Verder moet ons goeie ouers, lojale vriende,
I got to thinking, it's very easy to look at ourselves and think that we'll be ready to serve God, once we've got that one specific thing out of our lives. That specific thing might be a thought pattern, it might be a behaviour pattern, it might be a specific sin we are very conscious of.
So we fight on and on and on against it, praying for help to overcome whatever it is, and in the meantime we're just waiting for victory over it so we can get on with serving God more fully.