Category Archives: Comfort & Joy

On the vital importance of fathers

This is re-post from June 2014. If anything, it’s even more relevant today… ~~~~~~~~~~ Were you were fortunate to have a father who cared enough to stick around to raise you? Consider yourself blessed. Dads are vital to a child’s … Continue reading

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Oh My Soul

Powerful words of comfort and sustenance from Casting Crowns ~   (Sorry, the little pop-ups are annoying. Just “x” ’em out)

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D-Day reflection

As I consider that wonderful-awful, momentous day 73 years ago, I just thank God that our country faced that fearful crisis when we still had men and women clear-sighted enough to distinguish good from evil; and for that more virtuous … Continue reading

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Whew! Thank-you Mr. President!

A couple of my favorite tweets from today ~ Goodbye to the Paris AccordThe Global Progressives are flooredThe rules were a messThey screwed the USSo Donald is pulling the cord — Limerick King (@TheLimerickKing) June 1, 2017 Black & Brown … Continue reading

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America the Beautiful

From the Hillsdale choir ~  

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Three Things

I found this comforting little poem in William J. Bennett’s “Moral Compass” – a wonderful compilation of mostly forgotten stories, fables, and poetry that we used to value as sage advice for navigating life’s winding paths. There’s no attribution, so … Continue reading

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God Bless all you Moms!

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The Middle East’s Courageous Christians

It’s really amazing but, despite the ongoing persecution in the Middle East, Christianity is spreading rapidly there. A recent video from CBN News shares the good news of thousands of Muslim conversions.   “More Muslims have come to faith in … Continue reading

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Have we extinguished all the lights from the “City on the Hill?”

“You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden.” ~ Matt. 5:14   The Puritans were inspired by this directive, one which Jesus gave to his followers in His Sermon on … Continue reading

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Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride

Being several decades older than the average millennial, I’m certainly familiar with the tale of Paul Revere’s midnight ride on April 18th, 1775, warning of the British invasion. But I’d never heard the story behind Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem about … Continue reading

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Revenge? Or redemption?

When we hear about the atrocities perpetrated by ISIS and other branches of radical Islam we’re naturally angry, our first reaction is often to seek vengeance – blow ’em back to the 14th century! The Long’s have a better answer … Continue reading

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Happy Brexit Day!

Today the Brits begin their two-year withdrawal from the European Union – Woo-Hoo! (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations … Continue reading

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