Monthly Archives: November 2013

A Prayer of Giving Thanks

A Prayer of Giving Thanks. by Mark Sandlin Good and gracious God, There is a tension that comes with giving thanks. Even as we recognize and are grateful for the blessings in our lives, we are confronted with enjoying our … Continue reading

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Another item for Dave Ramsey’s list of what rich people do that poor people don’t do

Originally posted on Mercy not Sacrifice:
Dave Ramsey recently posted on his blog a list of 20 things that rich people do that poor people don’t do (the idea being that poor people are to blame for their poverty). Among…

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Christianity Is Communism

The notion of communism is in the New Testament, right down to the letter—and so well put that in the twenty centuries since it was written no one has come up with a better definition of communism than Luke in … Continue reading

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Month of Thanksgiving

Day Six: For Music. I have been in the choir loft since nine months before I was born. Music is in my DNA. My mother was a voice teacher, and I grew up learning to read music about the same … Continue reading

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Month of Thanksgiving

Day Five: For my son, Will. I praise God for the gift of my son who has been such a blessing, even when that blessing was well disguised. Kathy and I were living in Kentucky, students in Seminary when we … Continue reading

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Month of Thanksgiving

Day Four:  For Allen. I never met Allen face to face, but he has been an integral part of my life for seven years now. I owe my life to him. When Allen was in high school taking driver’s ed, … Continue reading

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Month of Thanksgiving

OK, I’ve been negligent posting here. I have had a few medical misadventures lately which distracted my focus from this blog. But I’m back. Several of my friends on facebook have taken up the challenge of posting something for which … Continue reading

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