We are coming close to the end of this year 2010.
A week before Christmas the Daughter and grand
children came up from London to stay for a while
and the plan was to then go back to their house
for a while over the holidays. But we didn't plan
on the snow and ice and terrible road conditions.
So we couldn't move. Then to top that I began
feeling unwell with my chest condition, like the
1 Peter 3:3-4, "Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes. Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight"
Today’s society puts a lot of emphasis on beauty. It would also be fitting to say that our society idolizes the so-called "beautiful people" … popular entertainers
Psalm 23:6, “Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life”
Once again we are closing yet another year and in a couple of days will be the beginning of a New Year. Many magazines, newspapers, and television programs chronicle the best and the worst of the past 12 months and offer predictions for the coming 365 days. If a newspaper or magazine were to do a feature on your life, what would it say about the best and worst of your year? Based
Daniel 3:17-18, “If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king. But if not, be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up”
Facing the fiery furnace, the three Hebrew children, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego refused to compromise their beliefs or change their behavior. They told the king, “If we are
Jeremiah 15:16, "Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts"
The story has been told of a woman who bought a parrot, took him home, and then returned him to the pet store the very next day. "This bird doesn't talk," she told the owner. "Does he have a mirror?" asked the owner. "Parrots love mirrors. They see themselves