Posts tagged 2015

It does not matter if you are rich or poor, young or old. It does not matter if you live in America or Argentina. Tick Tock! Tick Tock! Time marches on. Harvey Mackay said, “Time is free, but it is priceless. You can’t own it, but you can use it. You can’t keep it, but you can spend it. Once you’ve lost it, you can never get it back.” One Hundred Sixty Eight!! That is how many hours you have in a week! That is how many hours I have in a week. The question is, how do we use these hours?

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Guest Blogger: Pastor Alan Stewart

“They Blindfolded Him”During Napoleon’s invasion of Russia, the story is told that he became separated from his men and was spotted by his enemies. Running for his life, Napoleon ducked into a furrier’s shop. As he begged the shopkeeper to save him, the furrier hid Napoleon under a large pile of furs in the corner. No sooner had he finished, when the Russian Cossacks burst into the shop and tore the shop apart looking for Napoleon. They eventually gave up and left the shop. After some time passed, Napoleon’s personal guards came into the shop and Napoleon felt safe to come out from beneath the furs.

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“Catch my Drift”

It is so easy to drift in life. Our natural tendency is to just go with the flow. We can easily find ourselves becoming “human driftwood”, blown this way and that way, by every little breeze that arises. Waves of adversity blow us off course. Too often we are subject to just whatever comes our way…and without fail things come our way! Each and every day we face the vicissitudes of life. How we deal with the gale force winds of conflict or the tidal waves of sorrow will determine the joy or lack of joy in our lives.

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