Now hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out in our hearts by the Holy Spirit who was given to us. Romans 5:5 NKJV As I have loved you... What a great idea! My hope is sure because God has poured His love into my heart. The phrase “the love … Continue reading Pouring Out the Love of God
Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence. (1 Timothy 2:1-2 NKJV) It just seems urgent that we do some praying for … Continue reading It’s Pray Day!
The next two weeks are a big deal for the United States. Don't drop the ball: VOTE! Evaluate each candidate, not by what they say on TV ads, but by what they have actually done in public office. What do they do to protect the right of Israel to exist? How do they vote regarding … Continue reading I Ain’t Too Proud to Beg: Vote! My God, Man, Vote.
Let’s save the First Amendment, Amigos. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” Amendment 1. Constitution … Continue reading Out of the Abundance of the Heart: Election Time
Curmudgeon: - a crusty, irascible, cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas. (The Free Dictionary) Socialism is a trap for idiots So now I read that young Americans are embracing socialism. This is nothing new. Young people have always been stupid. Wouldn't it be great if it would work? … Continue reading Curmudgeon Alert: Attention socialists
Praying for God to give us leadership at the national level. Gleaning from several sources, I found the definition of leadership to be a process by which a person influences others to accomplish an objective and directs the organization in a way that makes it more cohesive and coherent. A leader leads by inspiration and … Continue reading Looking for Leadership
“That the power to tax involves the power to destroy; that the power to destroy may defeat and render useless the power to create….” Chief Justice John Marshall. 2013 will mark the centennial of the federal income tax. The ratification of the 16th Amendment released the federal govrnment to directly tax individual income for the first … Continue reading Happy birthday, Amendment 16
Yesterday was a frosty morning in Tucson - a very rare occurrence. Some of our citizens were unfamiliar with the concept of ice on the windshield. At the stop sign near our house, my dog and I watched as a man in a Chevy slowly approached the intersection. His windshield was ice-covered. He obviously couldn't see, but he was moving … Continue reading Congressional candidate
Listening to the talking heads chattering about remarks made by Bob Costas about handgun restrictions. He was speaking on a football broadcast on the day following a tragic murder-suicide involving a football player. Tragic as it is when innocent folks get shot, I continue to believe it is more dangerous to allow the govrnment to … Continue reading I think I’ll Keep my Gun
Just a few thoughts from watching the protestors on Wall Street and their spawn in other venues. I am struck by the lack of respect for property they seem to reflect. Then it dawns on me that they have no respect for private property and that is part of their world view. They want govenment to … Continue reading Go Occupy Somewhere Else