One of my favorite hymns was written by George Matheson. When he was a teenager the doctors told him he was going blind. Not to be denied he continued his studies and eventually finished his graduate seminary studies in spite of the fact that by this time he was completely blind. His fiancee returned his engagement ring with a note reading "I cannot see my way clear to go through life bound by the chains of marriage to a blind man." He never married. He adapted to the life of a blind man
Updated Jun 13th 2008 at 12:15 AM by Cloudwalker
[COLOR=Blue]... One of the saddest things that I see in the church today are Defeated Christians. How in the world did they decide they were defeated? In the last three verses we are given a charge, by the LORD, Himself to go forth and to make disciples of men and women, everywhere in the earth. In verse 18 Jesus assures us that He has been given all authority and in the Gospels we find that Jesus defeated Satan on the Cross at Calvary and that all our sins have been forgiven.[/COLOR]
Blog. Just the name put me off. But I guess when there is new technology and it needs a name, all the best ones are taken. Oh well. So it seems everyone has one these days, and who wants to be left out?
So here I am. In case some of you don't know where New Zealand is,(and not many, unsurprisingly do) it is a small island country way down in the South Pacific, about 1000 miles east of Australia and not much more than that north of the antarctic.
I believe there are about 5 1/2million
Speaking of cats in my first blog, I want to mention that LIbby, the cat in my avitar passed away suddenly in March. She'd been with us for 6 years. She was absolutely adorable, sweet, kind and never demanding like so many animals. A very gentle soul.
We wondered why God let her leave us so soon but even our pets are in His hands.
I went to te end of my garden and with a pick ax broke through the frozen ground and put her in the hole in a box I made for her and with tears flowing said