Category Archives: opportunity

Who can find a faithful man?

I suppose our society is struggling with the idea of manhood now more than ever.  What is your definition of manliness?  What is your description of a real man?  Is it the idea of the Marlboro man of the cigarette … Continue reading

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Did it ever occur to you that the first time in Scripture wherein we hear GOD and Christ speak, it is in the form of a question? In the Garden, GOD called out to Adam and asked, “Where are you?” … Continue reading

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Will you scratch my back?

The phrase “you scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours” usually means I will do something for you and then you return the favor.  Man is not meant to live an isolated life on an island.  We have relationships with … Continue reading

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There is an interesting and yet disturbing section of scripture found in the book of Ezekiel.  Within a few chapters, GOD’S glory is depicted as departing from Israel.  And rather than it happening all at once it appears to happen … Continue reading

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Lost. That is one of the more frightening words in our language. Most of us can recall a situation where we were lost at least for a time. Hopefully it was not a threatening situation. I have a brother 5 … Continue reading

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My Last Blog

Today is my 100th blog.  Sometimes a television show will have a special show celebrating its 100th episode.  So today I have chosen a special topic.  My thoughts today are titled, My Last Blog.  Now I hope it is not literally … Continue reading

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It’s the little things that count

It’s the little things that count…. It was Jesus who said, “I was thirsty and you gave Me drink…” I now work with local charities and in so doing I come in contact with some heartwarming stories. Recently an executive … Continue reading

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It is not the critic who counts…

“It is not the critic that counts, not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the … Continue reading

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If I had it to do over again…

My children are grown. But if I had my time to go over these are some things I would stress to them. I do not take full responsibility for all these ideas. They did not all originate with me. But … Continue reading

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Crickets and Hearing Loss

My family tells me my hearing is not as good as it once was. Ok let’s be honest, they say I need a hearing aid. But presently I think it is only certain frequencies that cause me problems. Several years … Continue reading

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