From the 5th to the 10th Degree

December 21, 2008 by  
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I’m an advocate of the ‘old school.’ I like being old fashioned in more ways than I can count. One of the most important items considered old fashion today is the Bible. It’s pretty old, but by no means is it ‘old fashion.’ The Bible may be old, but the more we read it, the […]

A Mother’s Love

December 21, 2008 by  
Filed under Personal Development, Poems

Nine months I had spent inside my mother’s womb, born so beautiful like flowers in bloom. She didn’t have an abortion because she cares; she had shown me love, compassion without fear. Tears ran from her eyes as she cried, the nurse slapped me on my bottom, made sure I was alive. When I uttered […]

Till Death Do Us Part

December 21, 2008 by  
Filed under Personal Development, Society

Teenagers today are immersed in a world that glamorizes violence, sexuality, and the hedonistic lifestyle. Homicide and suicide remain amongst the leading causes of death for the 15-24 year old age group. This discouraging trend shows no indication of decline and only scratches the surface of the turmoil young people face today—most of which is […]

5 Steps in Our Approach to Prayer

December 6, 2008 by  
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Here are some ways we can improve our daily prayer life:   Believe He’s the rewarder of those who diligently seek him (Hebrews 11:6) Study your bible (2 Timothy 3:16) Obey God (John 9:31, Acts 5:32) Translate it into learning (Acts 8:26-31, Hebrews 10:23-25) Pray  (1 Thessalonians 5:17-18) What are your thoughts on improving the […]

One Wish and One Wish Only

Imagine you are stranded on the most desolate island tired, hungry, and thirsty. Beyond the horizon, you see a bright shining light; you start walking towards it hoping for some sort of survival equipment. Upon your amazement all you see is a lamp; you rub this lamp and up pops a genie who says you […]

Breaking the Chains of Depression

December 5, 2008 by  
Filed under Featured Articles, Personal Development, Society

Many people experience feelings of depression-ranging from just feeling blue to an ongoing major depressive disorder. The World Health Organization reports that over 121 million people worldwide are affected by depression, most of them in North America and Europe. Depression, a disorder that affects both the mind and body, is characterized by a variety of […]

The 7 Attributes of Highly Effective Christians (Part 1)

December 5, 2008 by  
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Several years ago, while waiting for my flight in a Southern airport, I purchased a book by Stephen R. Covey entitled, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. My curiosity piqued by the title, I wondered if I possessed those traits of success. During the wait time for my flight, I read the entire book.  […]

The Lifeguard

December 5, 2008 by  
Filed under Personal Development, Repentance, Society

A Watchful Eye Some time ago, my oldest son, who is a qualified lifeguard and swim instructor, was able to save a young child from drowning. As he tells the story, a young boy who was autistic and didn’t speak English was on a guided group tour of the pool. Most of the group were […]

Borrowed Time

December 5, 2008 by  
Filed under Editorials, Repentance, Society

Time waits for no man. The time you spent reading the very first sentence of this article will never return. It’s gone forever! The years you’ve lived since your birth are like a dream; they’re also gone, never to return. The rest of time you have on the Earth is ticking away by the second […]

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