For the first few weeks of the New Year, a television commercial depicting Mr. Mayhem has made a New Year’s Resolution—no longer will he cause wanton destruction of property and life. It’s a nice touch, grabbing one’s eye immediately. It’s a real contrast to previous commercials where Mr. Mayhem causes, well, mayhem. Then just this … More Mr. Mayhem’s New Year’s Resolution
Jacob fled his home after yet another scheme blew up in his face. Little did he know it would be twenty or so years before he’d return. Jacob fell in love, at first sight. . . . Rachel came with her father’s sheep, for she was a shepherdess. Now as soon as Jacob saw Rachel … More Marriage on the tenterhooks
“And the child grew and became strong in spirit and was in the deserts until the day of his showing to Israel.”(Luke 1:80 MKJV) A few weeks ago we celebrated Succoth, also known as the Feast of Tabernacles. Jewish people, along with Messianic Jews (who are also believers in Y’shuaJesus) remember and celebrate forty years … More Flowers Grow in the Desert
In less than a month American’s throughout the world will celebrate Thanksgiving. Here in the U.S.A. it mostly means stuffing turkeys, roasting them, and then stuffing ourselves with them. Later we’d try to make room for
. . . or at least it seems so. Identity. That is today’s writing prompt. Let me share what I think, what I know—probably it will be mostly a lot of what I think I know. I remember when I was in college in the sixties and suppose to write a paper for a psychology class. … More It used to be easy. . .
Recently, a young man on his way home from work, picked up his two children from a day care/learning center as he had many times before. This man went home and dropped the two children off with his pregnant wife, and went out into the woods and killed himself. Why? I tried to find news … More Our Portion of Life
The other day, at Daily Tehillem, it was Psalm 23. While I’ve read the psalm many times, and various comentaries, the last two verses struck me as wonderful prayer: Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy … More Faith and Hope as Lifestyle
“Good luck, man,” he said as his friend walked out the door on his way to a job interview. “Thanks, I need all I can get,” the man responded.
Down here in Georgia, the sun shines most days, there’s plenty of moon shining at night, and we can still find good moonshine. We’re also in the Bible belt, so Son Shine is what’s really important, and we enjoy it day and night while we can. In Response to The Daily Post Prompt: Shine
The Daily Post, Daily Writing Prompt: Specific The Christmas Season is over today for those folks who wait until the Feast of Three Kings or Orthodox Christmas to call it over. The New Years is well under way, and I suppose most of those well-meaning resolutions are already broken,