The Privileged Life: A Thankful Heart

"Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, and into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His name." Psalm 100:4 My all-time favorite Veggie Tales show is “Madame Blueberry” (if for nothing else, the cheeseburger love song by Mr. Lunt sandwiched halfway through it). In this episode, Madame Blueberry faces a crisis of faith in materialism and finds temporary... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: A Legacy of Faith

Arnold Williams (at far right) and his fellow American servicemen in the SeaBees with a top-secret mission at Cold Bay Alaska during World War II (Continued from Nov. 11 blog, “The Privileged Life: Honoring Veterans”)  “But the mercy of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear Him, and His righteousness to children’s children….” Psalm 103:17... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Honoring Veterans

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.” 2 Timothy 4:7 Today is yet another Veterans Day…a ho-hum moment for many Americans, but not for those who have worn or continue to wear the uniform of one of our armed forces. It’s a day to treasure our freedom and honor our country’s veterans. It’s a... Continue Reading →

The Privileged Life: Learning New Skills

“…aspire to lead a quiet life, to mind your own business, and to work with your own hands….” 1 Thessalonians 4:11 This weekend, I set out to accomplish two new, unrelated things—learn a taekwondo “form” and put down carpeting—both involving physical and mental calisthenics. At my age, it takes so much more effort now to learn muscle... Continue Reading →

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