Halloween

Halloween, aka All Hallows Eve, or All Saints’ Eve, is celebrated around the world every year in October. Ancient Celtics began the event as a pagan festival of Sanehain, or Summer’s End. They believed a door was opened this day between our world and the...

The Bread and the Wine

Have you wondered why Jesus compared His body to bread and His blood to wine at the event the Bible calls “The Lord’s Supper?” In the Old Testament, Numbers 28, before Moses was sent up into Mr. Abarin to die, God explained why sacrificial blood...

LOVE

People choose whether to love their neighbors or hate them. Jesus’ commanded His followers to first love God with all their hearts, minds, and souls, then love others as they love themselves. Yourself, really? If you cannot appreciate your own God-given...

4th of July

America celebrates July 4th, 1776 as a patriotic holiday. It was the day the Continental Congress declared its vote on July 2nd to be independent and free of British monarchy. Henceforth, the 13 colonies could dictate their own future for its citizens. Christians have...

Have you Googled UFOs?

Summer of 1952, I was twelve when I looked out my attic bedroom window late one night and spied a round blazing object. It paused as if to see me then flashed on. Next morning, it was reported on Memphis news channels that many UFO sightings had occurred in West...

Spring into New Life

Nothing is more invigorating than breathing in the fresh cool air of another spring season. The new green growth on trees and grass covering the ground reminds me that New Life in Jesus comes in seasons, too. God is patient with us when we fail to believe in His Word...

The Easter Egg and Bunny

Easter is a time of celebrating new life for Christians. So, how did the colored egg and bunny get into the middle of Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead? Before Christianity emerged, the English honored the goddess, Eastre, to celebrate New Life and the...

Suffering

Suffering is not pleasant. I don’t want to experience it. EVER! But, unfortunately, humans cannot avoid it. When the body or mind don’t function properly, you get sick. And sickness is difficult! The only good news about our struggles to survive in this...

Hugs

What does a hug mean? I did some research on the web and discovered XOXO is the symbol for hugs and kisses. The symbol represents sincerity, faith, love, or good friendship, and may be signed at the end of a letter, email, or SMS text. Something happened recently that...
St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day

March 17 is one month away. St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated as both a religious and cultural holiday by Irish worldwide. This “Feast of Saint Patrick” began with a single young man born in Britain. At sixteen, he was kidnapped by Irish raiders and...