Archive for the 'Hope' Category

magnificence who owns it

April 26th, 2018

An infant, the United States, compared to Europe when wars ravaged Europe during two of its wars. But the contribution of the United States was enormous in both wars. World War 1, most likely would have lasted longer without U.S. involvement. And the final outcome for World War 2 most likely would have been different […]

The stuffing of antiquated lifestyles

February 5th, 2017

Of late, quite by accident, I am sure, certain anomalies have been brought to my attention. On a particular morning, a woman greeted me, and after an exchange of a few pleasantries. She said, “My life is not where it should be at this stage of my life.” So I asked, and just where should […]

3 perspectives 1 answer

January 17th, 2017

Finish every day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities, no doubt crept in, forget them, as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day, and you shall begin it serenely. And with too high a spirit to be cumbered with old nonsense, Ralph Waldo Emerson, […]

On the horizon hard times

November 28th, 2016

Haunted by a government that can’t govern for the people, but who sure know how to snuggle up to corporate conglomerates, as unnecessary profits are earned at the peoples expense. What is being referred to is the sky rocketing of consumer prices. And lies by the government that things are getting better economically for the […]

Z for Zeus J for Jesus

July 22nd, 2016

A couple of tales that keep circulating. One which is, what goes around comes around, and when the going gets tough, the tough get going. Well here is another from Aesop. With one more to follow which is the most reliable.
Zeus made a bull, Prometheus a man, and Athena a house, and they chose Momus […]

Hope Springs Eternal

July 21st, 2016

Two cons became friends in prison. One makes a daring and successful prison break and escapes to Mexico. The other finally paroled. Andy had left a letter for his friend, Red, in which he wrote. “… Meantime have a drink on me and do think it over. I will be keeping an eye out for […]

Out of Work

July 18th, 2016

A group of doctors at a global conference are bragging to each other about the state of medicine in their home countries.
A French doctor says, “Medicine in my country is so advanced that we can take a kidney out of man put it in another, and have him back at work in six weeks.”
A German […]

Art of formlessness has its mystery

May 24th, 2016

“Be extremely subtle to the point of formlessness.” Be extremely mysterious to the point soundlessness. Thereby, you can be the director of the opponents fate.” Sun-Tzu, c544-496 BC.
Some have many obstacles, others just a few, while the fortunate have none. From which they would like to become the director of their opponents fate while they […]

The graveyard experience

April 7th, 2016

the religion of superstition, manipulation and Harriet Miers

A more obscure lesson from the cross

April 6th, 2016

The resurrection has occurred by the triumphant achievement over death by Jesus and Lazarus. But the season of triumph over death is a difficult time for many because it rekindles pain and sadness of loved ones lost to death. So perhaps this discussion will offer hope for deceased love ones, who failed to triumph over […]

Mystery of our triune God

March 11th, 2016

And without controversy, great is the mystery of godliness. God was manifested in the flesh, justified in the Spirit. Seen by angels, preached among the Gentiles. Believed in the world, received up in glory. (Scriptural text:1 Timothy 3:16).
Jesus said, My Father loves Me because I lay down My life that I may take it again. […]

Oh God spare me a last breath

February 11th, 2016

Think! at this very moment, all over the world. Millions who, are drawing their last breath now know this truth. “The days of our years are three score and ten; and if by reason of strength they be fourscore years; yet is their strength labor and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we […]

Presidential Hucksters

October 15th, 2015

A man once made a wooden statue of Hermes and took it to the market to sell. As no buyer came forward, he tried to attract one by shouting aloud that he was offering for sale a god, who would confer blessings on the bystander.
“If he is all you say he is, why do you […]

Can the lady in the desert find her way home

October 8th, 2015

Traveling through a desert a man saw a woman standing all alone with eyes bent to the ground.
“Who are you?” he asked.
“I am truth,” she answered.
“And why have you left to life in the desert?”
“Because things have changed,” she answered. “In days gone by, lying was confined to a few. But now days, whenever you […]

Wheel of fortune

September 26th, 2015

The world with all its aches and pains can’t be understood from the human experience. People have attempted to do that from the time of their emergence on this planet. We know that beginning from the Genesis account of Adam and Eve. Doubted by some and rejected by most, only intensifies what all want. Which […]

Such folly has befallen us

May 16th, 2015

Here we are, at the end of another work week of toil. Ordered by God Almighty himself as compensation for a nature contrary to his nature. Because of that he said, “… in the sweat of your face shall you eat bread …,” Genesis 3:19.
Many will dispute such an assertion arguing that equating sweet and […]

Going going gone

May 13th, 2015

That’s what they say in baseball, when a ball is well tagged. And it’s busting at the seems, as it makes its way out of the ball park. If your a fan, and it’s out of here for your team. You can almost feel the enthusiasm as your you guy circles the bases. The power […]

The Happy Heart

May 1st, 2015

A prominent surgeon once wrote. “Merriment is very catching and spreads in a remarkable manner, few being able to resist the contagion.” And an Old Testament writer wrote, “All the days of the afflicted are evil. But he who is of a merry heart has a continual feast,” Proverbs 15:15.
And I might add, avoid associations […]

A Christmas Waned

December 26th, 2014

“The hand of providence has been so conspicuous in all this, he must be worse than an infidel that lacks faith, and more than wicked that has not gratitude enough to acknowledge his obligations,” George Washington. Why? Because, “The light shines in darkness; and darkness comprehended it not,” John 1:5.
You are not what you are […]

Rottenness of Islam and Obama

August 7th, 2014

There was a time when a great war was fought. In the realms of the unknown from human awareness. For reasons unknown to us, the great governor of the universe thought that we should know about the sequences of events that are impacting our lives today. But it has a history that predates our time […]