Greetings: There are a couple of theories as to the source of the expression, “Cold-Feet,” but my favorite is; a time when soldiers were in battle, there feet were exposed to the elements, some became severely frostbitten, rendering them unable to enter into the fray. Nearly having frostbite on my feet forty years… Read More Cold Feet
Greetings: Every year when the snow begins to collect on the mountainsides, a danger hidden to the world lurks on the crest of mountains. It sits abiding its time, waiting to unleash incredible power unequaled in the white world of winter. Avalanches kill dozens of unsuspecting people throughout the world every year with… Read More Avalanches
Greetings: The English Bible translator, Miles Coverdale, whose version became the basis for the King James Version, listed his own Bible study techniques in the preface to his 1535 translation: It shall greatly help ye to understand the Scripture, If thou mark, Not only what is spoken or written, But of whom, And… Read More Context
Greetings: This interesting item appeared in U.S. News and World Report: “A recent long-term study of executive heart-attack victims show that 75 percent of those who died at work died on Monday,” reports the Blue Cross-Blue Shield magazine, Health Talk. “Of those who died at home, 50 percent also on Monday. A major… Read More Monday Morning Blues
Greetings: An expressive woman wandered into a liturgical service. As the pastor preached, she became so caught up in his message that she exclaimed, “Praise the Lord!” A fellow worshipper leaned over and whispered, “Excuse me, but we don’t `praise the lord` in the Lutheran church.” A man down the pew corrected him:… Read More Praising Christ
Greetings: There is a story that goes something like this. A sailor, shipwrecked on a south sea island, was seized by the natives, carried, shoulder-high to a rude throne and proclaimed king. He learned that according to custom a king ruled for a year. The idea appealed to the sailor until he began to… Read More Shipwrecked
Greetings: In the desert just outside of CairoEgypt, in an area called Giza, stand the ancient pyramids. Rising from the desert floor like giant sentinels forever guarding a land the world has all but passed by. As the years grind slowly away, the pyramids remain as a reminder of a great people… Read More Time Never Forgets
Greetings: Do you ever just sit and wonder about things? Things you just can’t figure out, like; if eighty percent of the nation is supposedly Christian, why don’t we all see things the same way? Have you ever sat and wondered about wars and why they occur? Especially, wars where both sides believe… Read More Have You Ever Wondered?