One day several years ago, I got to thinking about the value of people. Any one human life is irreplaceable, and each a perfect creation of God in His image. Settled. What I thought about, just for fun and to prove a point, was to establish just how much money a human being might conceivably… Continue reading How Much Are You Worth?
I just love the 1936 song “Pick Yourself Up”, first recorded by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers for the film Swing Time. My favorite verse is, “Will you remember the famous men who had to fall to rise again? They picked themselves up, dust themselves off and start'd all over again.” This isn’t about a… Continue reading Pick Yourself Up, Dust Yourself Off, And Start All Over Again
I am an internet searcher. When I think of something but can’t remember where I saw or heard it, off to Google go. Those that have read my work before know the value I place on giving proper attribution and credit to those that created ideas or uttered quotes that are memorable. One particular one… Continue reading Someday You Will Have Been All Of These
First, I’ll bet you’ve been wondering where I’ve been the past few weeks. I’ve been contemplating. Yes, really. I’ll do a better job of staying connected through social media while contemplating in the future. So, what have I been contemplating? Christianity, naturally. More so, whether or not I wanted to approach this subject as head-on… Continue reading All Prayers Have Equal Value In God’s Eyes
I love cars. I really do. I am strangely both proud and humbly ashamed to admit that since age 15 I have owned 31 of them. Yes, really. I’m sitting in #31 as I write this. It’s a Volkswagen Passat. I really like it. It’s completely different from the usual two-seater sports car I tend… Continue reading Know People With The Power Of Forensic Intensity
Divorce is an epidemic in the United States. According to the American Psychological Association, about 40 to 50 percent of married couples in the United States divorce. The divorce rate for subsequent marriages is even higher. Any disease with a 40%-50% infection rate would be called an epidemic. When the unions between man and wife… Continue reading Here’s Some Great Marital Advice To Ignore – And Some To Cherish
As I’ve gone through life, I’ve realized that everyone communicates. People speak, use hand gestures, facial gestures, emotions, and even lean their bodies to communicate what’s going on inside their minds. In the secular world, I even teach a course on how to understand kinesthetic (think: non-verbal) clues from body language to interpret truth from… Continue reading Communicate With Christ To Connect With Christ
Our children are under attack. Yes, there are physical attacks against our children, such as predators that want to kidnap or harm our children. There are also bullies at the schools just waiting to harm and intimidate our children. These dangers are real, and we should do what we can to prepare our children to… Continue reading The Battle For Our Children And How We Can Win
The United States of America is the most prosperous land in the history of the world. Opportunities are so abundant here that people immigrate here from all other 194 nations in the world to be a part of it. For those that are willing to put in the effort, America offers the rewards that no… Continue reading How Do We Know When We Have Enough?
I suspect that if you’ve been around Christianity for any length of time at all, you’ve heard of the Ten Commandments. They were spoken by God to Moses and written on stone tablets, later kept in The Ark of the Covenant. For those unfamiliar, here they are, as recited in The Message in Exodus 20:… Continue reading How Do We Teach Children To Honor Their Mothers And Fathers?