Monthly Archives: July 2011

I Have No One

Life was as bad as it could get for Jim. He was drinking daily. He could hold a job for maybe a week or two at a time. He had two young mouths to feed and a beautiful young bride … Continue reading

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Expecting Gratitude

There were ten lepers healed, and only one turned back to give thanks, but it is to be noticed that our Lord did not recall His gift from the other nine because of their lack of gratitude. When we begin … Continue reading

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Compassion is a Verb

In 2004, a British conservative think-tank, Civitas, published a book, called Conspicuous Compassion.  In this book author, Patrick West, critiques modern-day compassion.  He contends that compassion today has gone public!  He insinuates that compassion has become more about making ourselves … Continue reading

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broken lives

Jesus fixes broken lives… just bring Him all the pieces.

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Check Therapy

“Check Therapy!”   I have seen it work many times and in remarkable ways.  Check therapy helped Wendell, a street-bound crack addict, to get himself enrolled in treatment.  Check therapy does not appear in any counseling manual nor is it taught … Continue reading

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Patrick Henry

It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation [the United States] was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians; not on religions, but on the gospel of Jesus Christ.                                          … Patrick Henry (1736-1799), attributed

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