October


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October 31, 2016 October 31 – Return on Investment At the end of each month I do a financial assessment of our retirement portfolio to see how our funds are faring in the marketplace.  Keeping our investments diversified means that some funds flourish while other funds struggle.  Those funds 0
October 30, 2016 October 30 – The Curse of Apathy, Part 2 Apathy is the result of self-love.  Our generation has bought into the “me-first” and “me-only” worldview.  The self-centered life turns away any thought or notion of sacrifice or loss.  Unwilling to take any spiritual risk we slouch and slump our 0
October 29, 2016 October 29 – The Curse of Apathy, Part 1 An epidemic of apathy has filled the church. Consumed with worldly passions and pursuits, the modern parishioner gets more upset about a red light than he does the red flames of hell.  It’s not that we are lacking in passion, 0
October 28, 2016 October 28 – Pain: Life’s Great Teacher Learning something of the Lord in the presence of pain is far greater than knowing nothing of Him in its absence.  Pain and suffering are chaperones that oftentimes usher and lead us into the knowledge of the divine.  Pain can 0
October 27, 2016 October 27 – The Ferns of Faith There are two ferns hanging on my front porch that have recently been nurtured back to full greenery. During the beginning of summer, we experienced several weeks of high temperatures and rainless days.  Through the heat of the sun and 0
October 26, 2016 October 26 – A Word for Others Not long ago I went to bed with a specific prayer request on my heart.  My devotion time is usually during the early-morning hours, so that night I asked the Lord to meet with me and give me a Word 0
October 25, 2016 October 25 – Thankful for Every Blessing Suppose you woke up this morning and only had those blessings from God that you had thanked Him for yesterday?  How much or how little would you still have?  I would like to say that I would have it all, 0
October 24, 2016 October 24 – Continue The voices that urge us to quit are sounding forth all around us.  They rise up from secular and worldly corridors with voluminous intensity.  They echo forth from the dark recesses of our own emotions and despair.  They resonate from 0
October 23, 2016 October 23 – Taking out the Trash One of the most therapeutic things I enjoy in life is the early-morning run in my subdivision.  I love the quietness I find on those typically-busy streets.  The hush of the morning seems to settle the noise in my heart 0
October 22, 2016 October 22 – My Call to Prayer When God draws your attention to the needs and calamities of others, it is His call for you to pray.  Oftentimes when we see others failing, hurting, or mourning we tend to rationalize their grief.  We like to analyze and 0