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August 2016 Archives

“If the ax be blunt and one does not whet the edge, then must he put to it more strength; but wisdom is profitable to direct him.” Ecclesiastes 10:10 “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I […]

I spend a lot of time worrying about what my daughter will inherit. She is an only child, and I want to make sure that when I and her father are gone, she will be financially secure and will never […]

There are different ways that people try to make a case for Christianity.  Some people use scare tactics: “If you aren’t a Christian, you can’t go to heaven.”  Or something along those lines.  Frankly, I don’t know who is going to heaven […]

“Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.” 1 John 4:7 The older I get, the more I realize that love cannot be put in […]

“So let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest time, if we do not give up.” -Galatians 6:9 We all sometimes grow weary of doing good. It is hard to always go […]

Having goals and aspirations is part of healthy living. If we don’t have them, we are stagnating.  We aren’t trying to improve ourselves or our circumstances.  But when we set goals, they ultimately should be for the purpose of serving […]