No More New Year’s Resolutions – Part 3

This perfection is the restoration of man to the state of holiness from which he fell, by creating him anew in Christ Jesus, and restoring to him that image and likeness of God which he has lost.                Adam Clarke Have you ever tried to restore something?   Like restoring your relationship with your spouse […]

No More New Year’s Resolutions – Part 2

How’s your memory?   Does your memory last a lifetime? Or a nano-second?   Do you have reminder alarms on your phone? Or do you use sticky notes?   Do you conscientiously enter all your appointments into your calendar? Or do you depend on reminder calls from other people?   Memories are the key not […]

No More New Year’s Resolutions!

  Spoiler Alert! New Year’s Resolutions (mostly) Don’t Work!!!   Gasp! Sad, but true.   According to the Statistic Brain Research Institute, of the people who make resolutions, 92% fail to succeed in achieving their resolution. A mere 8% are successful in achieving what they wanted. Most New Year’s Resolutions are merely wish lists, vague […]

Merry Christmas?

Well? Where did you go?   Did you go to the Mall or the Manger?   How was your family’s Christmas Celebration?   Was it: A carpet of dried needles? Mounds of clutter? Piles of trash? Stacks of bills? A house stuffed with stuff? With a nagging emptiness, of a soul unfed, a spirit neglected, […]

What Kind of Christmas Do You Want?

  The goal of the Christmas Season Celebration is to give God glory.   31 Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.                       1 Corinthians 10:31   NAS   Christmas Past Even a quick look at the history of Christmas traditions, shows wide variety and lots of […]

What Is Christmas Like for Your Family?

Piece of Mind?   The count-down to Christmas continues.  There’s yet more to do, and less and less time to do it.  Add all the interruptions, delays, and waiting in line.  Your To-Do List gets longer instead of shorter.  Wait, you know you’ve forgotten something – now what was it? Oh yes. The reason for […]

Are You Going to the Mall or the Manger?

Did you know that Christmas is not in the Bible? That’s right. There’s no biblical evidence that Jesus was born in December.