Month: February 2006

God doesn’t discriminate

February 27, 2006 | 1 comment

Years ago, a black family moved into a totally white neighborhood. The mother was very concerned about their young boy being socially accepted into the public elementary school. With great apprehension and worrisome fear, she sent the 8 year old

Marriage vows

February 24, 2006 | 2 comments

Vera Long’s comment about contemporary couples and marriage vows got me to thinking. She was quoted by the Washington Post as saying, “Today people stand up in front of the altar and pledge their lives and don’t mean it.” Is

True north

February 20, 2006 | No comments yet

Explorers traveling through thick jungles and over high mountains prevent themselves from getting lost by keeping their path squared with true north. Navigators over open seas read the stars and watch their compass to steer their ships on course. We

It doesn’t take money

February 18, 2006 | 6 comments

A friend was saddened to tell me he had cancelled a trip to a sunny beach in the south because the travel was going to cost too much. He needed to save funds for attending work related conferences over the

Dealing with mean people

February 17, 2006 | No comments yet

I was asked, “When we die, do we have to deal with mean people who passed on before us?” I replied, “God didn’t create mean people. The troubles mean people give us are not so much from the person we