Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Fifth Month

      Today marks the last day of the fifth month of 2011. Here is a quick recap of my 4 goals for 2011.
  • #1 Start a blog called Everyday Thankfulness to encouraging thankfulness.
  • #2 Start a blog called Pupperville Ponderings where I can post all my puppet stories with some added thoughts to ponder.
  • #3 Finish making the rest of my unfinished puppets.
  • #4 Finish studying out the book of Revelation
     Am I still making at least some progress on each of the goals? This is where I stand as of today.
  • #1 I've continued posting daily to the Everyday Thankfulness blog and have now broke the 150 posts mark. There are still so many things to be thankful for.
  • #2 Pupperville Ponderings has now had 20 posts made to it.
  • #3 As for my puppets - This project is on hold until our sewing machines get fixed. At the moment they are suppose to be getting fixed.
  • #4 I have continued working on outlining each of my subdivisions and have made it past the half way point..
     How have you been doing on your goals...

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For the ability to set goals to work towards
  • For making progress towards fulfilling them

Monday, May 30, 2011

Memorial Day

     In 1874 Congress made Memorial Day a legal holiday but where did it begin? I found two possibilities.
  • The first one says it began on May 5, 1866 when village flags in Waterloo, NY were flown at half staff and interspersed with evergreen boughs and black bunting as residents decorated the graves of Civil War dead with flowers. There was a parade by some civic and veterans groups, speeches by Union General John B. Murray and a local minister.
  • The other one took place in 1867 when women at Columbus, Mississippi, decorated the graves of dead soldier heroes of both the North and the South. From there, there began a widespread feeling that a special day should be set apart for paying tribute to those who had given their lives in the Civil War. And so General John A. Logan, commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, issued an order designating May 30, 1868, for "Strewing with flowers or otherwise decorating the graves of comrades who died in defense of their country, and whose bodies now lie in most every city, village, or hamlet church yard in the land."

      What ever the reason, today is Memorial Day so let us remember those who have died in wars gone by and be thankful for their services to our country.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For those who gave their lives for the freedoms you have granted us

Sunday, May 29, 2011


      The right word spoken at the right time is as beautiful as gold apples in a silver bowl. - Proverbs 25:11 (NCV)

      Communication takes place in many ways from speech to music, to written words to pictures to hand gestures and facial expressions.

      Recently at work I was requires to attend a class on communication. The goal of the class was to help us realize 4 different social styles of people so that we might better know what kind of person we are and how that type of person can better communicate with one of the other styles. Of course none of this will help me if I talk to someone who doesn't understand English.

      Life would be difficult if we couldn't communicate. Let's use are ability to communicate and say thanks.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For the ability to communicate

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Air Conditioner

      The first air conditioning that I can remember actually owning was the air conditioner in my little blue Escort. I can remember driving around with it on in February which may be just a little unusual for Minnesota.

     Since than, any vehicle we have bought has had to have air conditioning for those couple months when summer tries to show up. In the house we have to window air conditioners that we put in the living room and master bedroom for the summer months. Both have been given to us and both are enjoyed on those hot days - well hot for us days.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For air conditioning

Friday, May 27, 2011

Melissa Joy

Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward.
Psalms 127:3 (NAS)

      May 27th 2004 did not go the way it was suppose too.
  • Due to the hospital no longer wanting to do V-backs my wife started toying with the idea of home birth
  • We new several people in the area who had done so and she got to know of a midwife in the area and contacted her.
  • Over the next several months between seeing the doctor, the midwife and reading up on home births, we eventually decide to go with a home birth.
  • Some where in there, I said we were going to have a girl - an ultra sound after that said we were having a boy - I was right and have been 7 for 7.
  • Being several weeks over due and anxious to hold our baby, my wife tries the castor oil trick on the 26th - I think I was already at work when she did it as I was on the night shift.
  • Around 10 or so I was called at work and told that labor was starting and was going just like Aaron and Emily and not to rush home. - I should have!
  • After midnight I got another call - "I can feel the baby's head." Things hadn't gone like the others and I flew home as fast as I safely could but was too late by 5 minutes.
  • With some help from the oldest child and a phone a baby girl was born.
  • My wife wanted a girl and she was excited that the baby was a girl.
  • Baby didn't seem to be responding properly so we called 911 and an ambulance came but all was well.
  • Eventually we remembered to call the midwife and she came as quickly as she could. When she arrived she weighed in our little bundle of joy at 10 pounds 12 ounces.
  • Today Melissa Joy is seven years old.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For Melissa Joy

Thursday, May 26, 2011


      My books are full of it. My printer is full of it. The box next to my bed is full of it. The catalogs on my desk are full of it. They're all full of paper.

     Have you ever thought of what life would be like if we lived like the Flintstones and used slabs of rock in place of paper?

     At our house we usually keep several reams of paper ready for the printer in the bedroom along with index cards, and lined notebooks. We even keep card stock on hand for cards and photo paper, construction paper...... We definitely use paper.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For Paper

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Pens and Markers

      In a glass jar on my desk are a variety of colored markers and some pens. - I try not to use pencils. Most days I'm using pens at home and at work while the markers get used only once in awhile at home I use them quite often at work.

      Pens have been around for a long time, since about 4000 BC. but it wasn't until the 1880's that the ball point pen was invented and in the 1960's the roller balls and soft tips came about. My favorite pens are gel pens - the ink for these pens was invented back in 1984.

      According to Encarta Encyclopedia, making copies of the Bible is one of the things that pushed along the betterment of ink pens.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For writing utensils

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Computer Desk

      What can you remember about your first computer? - I remember mine being a Commodore Vic 20. It was a oversized key board with everything inside - well almost everything. There was no hard drive - they didn't exist yet, data was stored on an external cassette player so you had to know where on the tape your data was stored. It had no floppy drive either - I got that when I upgraded to a Commodore 64 and there was no printer until I upgraded to the 64. There was no modem, no CD/DVD player and all of 20 k of memory Not megabytes or gigabytes.

      Over the years, as I upgraded the system, I eventually needed a desk to put it all on The original two desks that I had have long since died and ended up on the burn pile. Now I have a nice corner desk, well at least I think I have one under all this stuff for along with holding my computer and accessories, it also holds books, movies, paper supplies, shotgun shells, phone, etc.. and it sits neatly in the corner of the bedroom. We have a similar desk for one of the other computers as well.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For the computer desks we have

Monday, May 23, 2011

Alarm Clock

      Sitting on the head board of our bed is an alarm clock with dual alarms on it. It has a four fold use
  • Telling time
  • Playing music via the radio stations
  • Waking us up
  • Entertaining a 1 year old

      I constantly need to check the settings on the alarm as a little boy likes to mess things up and every once in a while I actually need it to wake me up - most mornings I'm up before the alarm goes off.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For alarm clocks

Sunday, May 22, 2011


      Believe it or not, it's been around since the 1970's. It started as a project of the U.S. Department of Defense working on ways to send information from one computer to another back in the 1960's and has grown ever since. In the early 1980s a group of academic computer scientists formed the Computer Science NETwork, which used TCP/IP protocols. Other government agencies extended the role of TCP/IP by applying it to their networks.

      In the 1980s, as large commercial companies began to use TCP/IP to build private internets, and the transmission of multimedia—audio, video, and graphics—across the Internet was looked into. Other groups investigated hypertext and created tools such as Gopher that allowed users to browse menus, which are lists of possible options. In 1989 many of these technologies were combined to create the World Wide Web.

     Initially designed to aid communication among physicists who worked in widely separated locations, the Web became immensely popular and eventually replaced other tools. Also during the late 1980s, the U.S. government began to lift restrictions on who could use the Internet, and commercialization of the Internet began. In the early 1990s, with users no longer restricted to the scientific or military communities, the Internet quickly expanded to include universities, companies of all sizes, libraries, public and private schools, local and state governments, individuals, and families.

     When are family fist went on the internet it was with dial up now we have low end DSL and it is enjoyed everyday. Yes there is a lot of bad stuff out there but there is a lot of good as well.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For the internet

Saturday, May 21, 2011


      For many people Graduation is a time to recognize past accomplishments and move on.

      While it has been a while, I can still remember my graduation but not much more than that. When I finished 12th grade I was ready to be done with school. I can still remember the names of my teachers for grades K-6 and a few beyond that. I remember just a few names of people I graduated with, and I remember buying my first computer with the money I got.

      In our neck of the woods, today is home school graduation day. Throughout the day we will be attending a graduation ceremony and one or more open houses scattered around the country. Next year we'll more than likely be hosting an open house of our own.

Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For times of graduation
  • For those graduating this year

Friday, May 20, 2011

Track & Field Day

      Today is Track and Field day at Kitchi Pines between 2 and 2 1/2 hours south of us depending on who's driving and how many stops are needed along the way. Our kids have been participating in the events of the day for many years now and the three older kids all hold a standing long jump record. Most years are kids place in any jumping event the sign up for. - I like to claim we feed them Mexican jumping beans. Along with jumping their is running, hurdles, and throwing events. Of course it's a great time of fellowship as well

      This year the oldest three girls are competing while I'm staying home with the boys and the youngest girl. While the kids were having fun - my wife who was bringing them, was going to have some fun to and sneak away and do some shopping.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For those who work to host the Track and Field day
  • For the fun the kids have competing
  • For the fellowship that takes place

Thursday, May 19, 2011


      Have you ever played the game "telephone" You start by whispering a story, message, etc into someone's ear. They in turn whisper that same story, message, etc into the next person's ear and so on until you reach the last person who says it out loud and you see how much the story, message, etc.

      Alexander Graham Bell was a Scotsman who came to the United States in 1871 and was a teacher of deaf in Boston. At night, he experimented with a harmonic telegraph, a device for sending several telegraph messages at once over one wire. In 1874 Bell developed the idea of the telephone and on On March 10, 1876, Bell finally succeeded in speaking words over a telephone.

      Sitting a top my desk in the bedroom is a telephone - a land line telephone with cords attached and you can't go very far a before you run out of cord. In the other rooms in the house we have wireless phones, but they're still hooked up to the land line. And than somewhere else we do have a cell phone.

      While they are not often used at our house, they do get used to communicate with the world..

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For telephones

Wednesday, May 18, 2011


      They remind you of the day, they help you to plan, they decorate the wall. I got one of mine for Christmas and it hangs on the wall between my desk and my bed. It's a calendar with some awesome pictures of God's creation.

      Around the house and on the computer there are many calendars at our house and not a day goes by when they are being looked at. With out one, I'd feel a little lost.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For calendars

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Garbage Can

      They Stink! At least at our house they do. - Full of dirty diapers and rotting food and who know what else - they are the garbage cans and we have one in our bedroom.

      Garbage cans come in all sorts of colors, shapes and sizes. We have small ones in the bathrooms and bedrooms, a medium sized one in the kitchen and some big ones outside. While they may not be the most pleasant item in the house, they serve a purpose and we'd probably be lost with out them.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For garbage cans

Monday, May 16, 2011

Laundry Basket

      Sitting in my wife's dresser is an over flowing laundry basket, over flowing with dirty clothes. Not a day goes by when a laundry basket in our house is not used. We keep several in our back hallway for sorting dirty clothes and a few in the laundry room for clean clothes in need of a home. From time to time, we'll use them to transport stuff other than clothes like presents at Christmas time or junk from the van. There was even a time when we used a laundry basket as a bassinet after our first child was born.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For laundry baskets

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Back To 40

      This coming week is going to be a long week. For the first time since January I'll be working a 40 hour week, not only will it be a 40 hour work week, it will be a week of nights.. Yes, the 32 hour weeks have been nice, especially on nights when we would get done at 10:30, now it will be 2:30 in the morning when we get done.

     Working 40 hour weeks is a positive sign that building is picking up and people are ordering windows - the plant is even starting to talk about hiring. 40 hour weeks also mean a bigger pay check which will be nice for taking care of bills.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For the work you provide

Saturday, May 14, 2011


      Mirror, Mirror, on the wall who is thankful for you? No! Mirror's aren't magical and as far as I know you don't receive 7 years bad luck if you break one but there is a mirror in our bedroom.

      Fastened to the back/top of my wife's dresser is a big mirror covered in smears form kids who try to clean it. It has been the back drop for portraits of all our kids when they were little. It gets used to entertain little kids. And it makes me look funny - sort of. Most of the time when I'm standing in front of a mirror my eyes aren't open enough to see the person looking back at me so I'm not sure if I look funny or not.

      For most mirrors are used to see ones reflection so as to know just how you look.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For mirrors with which to see our reflection

Friday, May 13, 2011


      Another item in the bedroom that most people have is a dresser or bureau or whatever you want to call it.

      Some of our dressers have been bought new both assembled and in pieces, some have been given to us used and some have been destroyed (by boys) I think we currently have 8 of them at our house which is 8 more than we had when I got married. Back than we used card board boxes under the bed to store clothes in. As for my current dresser, each of the 4 drawers in it are used for socks, underwear, pajamas, shorts, misc. clothing and junk. The top is used as well for a TV and a DVD/VCR.

      Can you imagine what it would be like with out dressers in your house?

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For dressers

Thursday, May 12, 2011


      Sitting on the shelves by the front window in our bedroom and on my computer desk (also in the bedroom) are almost all of the movies, old TV shows and lectures that we own. While we may have more than some and less than others, we have what we have.

     Most of what we have is enjoyable to watch by at least one if not many of us and they can be good for learning, entertaining and just being together. Of course they can become a nuisance if we spend too much time watching them, but over all I'm thankful for the one we have.

     Some of my favorites include the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, The Princess Bride, Scooby Doo, The Muppet show, Gilligan's Island, Remington Steele, Dukes of Hazard and Veggie Tales, not to mention all of my AIG videos.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For our collection of movies, etc...

  • For what we can gain from them

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Suitcases and Duffel Bags

      There once was a rich man who was near death. He was very grieved because he had worked so hard for his money and he wanted to be able to take it with him to heaven. So he began to pray that he might be able to take some of his wealth with him.

     An angel hears his plea and appears to him. “Sorry, but you can’t take your wealth with you.” The man implores the angel to speak to God to see if He might bend the rules. The man continues to pray that his wealth could follow him. The angel reappears and informs the man that God has decided to allow him to take one suitcase with him. Over- joyed, the man gathers his largest suitcase and fills it with pure gold bars and places it beside his bed.

     Soon afterward the man dies and shows up at the Gates of Heaven to greet St. Peter. St. Peter seeing the suitcase says, “Hold on, you can’t bring that in here!” But, the man explains to St. Peter that he has permission and asks him to verify his story with the Lord.

     Sure enough, St. Peter checks and comes back saying, “You’re right. You are allowed one carry-on bag, but I’m supposed to check its contents before letting it through.” St. Peter opens the suitcase to inspect the worldly items that the man found too precious to leave behind and exclaims, “You brought pavement?!!!”

     Packed away at the bottom of my closet along with camping gear are the family's suitcases and they're packed, not with pavement but with duffel bags. If you ever go traveling and spend the night somewhere other than home, you know just hoe useful these items can be. With a family of 9 we usually end up with 2 to 4 suit cases and a handful of duffel bags filled when ever we go spend the night somewhere.

     Maybe you don't keep your suit cases in a bedroom closet, but chances are, if you have them you use them.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For suit cases and duffel bags

Tuesday, May 10, 2011


      It often seems like we don't have enough in the house. I often got blamed for hording them in my closet. They are hangers and while the get used everyday they mostly just hang around and , well, hang. I wonder if hangers ever get picked up for loitering?

      Most of the hangers we have now days are plastic but I can remember when they were all wire and the many things that could be done with them besides hanging things. I've seen them reshaped to form stars, straightened to open locked car doors, folded to be used to move charcoal briquets around in a grill...

      In my closet are many hangers full of shirts and pants and coats and a few other things most of which would be on the floor with out and what a mess that would be.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For hangers to hang things up and keep things organized

Monday, May 9, 2011


      But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly. - Matthew 6:6 (KJV)

      I'm not sure that a monster could live in my closet and I know I couldn't get in there to pray for my closet is FULL. Yes I do have clothes hanging in there but I also have camping gear, winter gear, suitcases, ball gloves and once in awhile I can get the door shut. Sometime I don't think we have enough closet space. Years ago I designed a house as we we're thinking of building and one of the things I designed into it was lot's of closet space.

      So, what's in your closet? Is there a monster in yours?

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For closets to store things in

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Mother's Day

      The "Mother's Day" concept has a long history of religious connections which in modern times seem to have been predominantly Christian. In ancient Greece, the idea of paying tribute to motherhood was given expression with a regular festival tantamount to mother-worship. Formal ceremonies to Cybele, or Rhea, the "Great Mother of the Gods," were performed on the Ides of March throughout Asia Minor.For Christianity, the concept seems to date back to establishment of England's "Mothering Sunday," a custom of the people which provided that one attend the mother church in which he was baptized on Mid-Lent Sunday. Gifts were to be offered at the altar to the church and to worshippers' mothers. The concept was divorced of any "mother worship," but nevertheless perpetuated its religious association. U.S. observance of Mother's Day, too, has been characterized by church ties from the start. The first general observance of the occasion was in the churches of Philadelphia after Miss Anne Jarvis campaigned for a holiday for mothers more than 50 years ago. - (Encyclopedia of 15,000 Illustrations)

      We can have a day to celebrate mothers but who or what is a Mother? Again I got to the Encyclopedia of 15,000 Illustrations

      MOTHER is the one who rises up from sleep to soothe the cries from the crib, who sits besides the bed with cool hand upon small, feverish brow. Mother is the one who sews, scrubs, cooks, irons, patches, mops, but somehow still has time for your every problem, no matter how great, no matter how small.
Mother is the one who sings that forever remembered lullaby. Although her voice may crack and creak, although she may sharp the naturals and natural the flats, to a child and to childhood memories the song of mother is the song of the angels.
      Mother is the one who bandages skinned knees and stubbed toes, who can kiss the pain away and say just the right consoling word that makes everything all right. Mother is the one who sits in the pew and with memories crowding in will smile a little and cry a little as she hears the words intoned, "to love and cherish 'til death do us part."
      Mother is the one who, as grandmother, will spoil your children because she loves them so deeply and because in them she sees another you. Mother is the one who will do the most for you and in return ask the least. Her hope never fadeth. No matter how far away you are, no matter how often you have neglected her, she is always there to do whatever you ask in the same way she has always done: her best for you.
      Mother is the one for whom you must finally pluck the white rose and tenderly pin it to your heart. Life is never the same without her. You never become accustomed to the absence of her presence. She should call or write, but she does not. That which you took for granted for so long is no longer granted you. A part of the best of Earth has slipped away, and you miss her dreadfully.
      But you are not alone without her. Look inside you. Count the best things in your life: character, love, unselfishness, forgiveness, kindness, gentleness. They were all planted by that tender hand so long ago, the hand of that wonderful woman who cuddled you and held you and said, "This is my child."
J. Emmett Henderson

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For my mother

Saturday, May 7, 2011


      And a scribe came up and said to him, "Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go." And Jesus said to him, "Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head." - Matthew 8:19-20 (ESV)

      Jacob left Beersheba and went toward Haran. And he came to a certain place and stayed there that night, because the sun had set. Taking one of the stones of the place, he put it under his head and lay down in that place to sleep. - Genesis 28:10-11 (ESV)

      It's a little worn, it's seen better days, it may need to be replaced, it's not a stone, it's my pillow. Pillows are made in different sizes and from different material with different firmness for different people and I like mine and I think it's calling me :)

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For a pillow to lay my head on

Friday, May 6, 2011


      Linus - one of the Peanuts characters - is always carrying one around. Now I don't carry one around but I defensibly use one or two or more.

     In Northern Minnesota, when it comes to the seasons of the year, it is often joked that we have almost winter, winter, still winter, etc. In other words we experience a lot of winter and a lot of cold.. It not unusual to see winter temps near 40 below, hence today's items from the bedroom to be thankful for.

     Depending on the time of the year you will find various quilts, blankets and comforters piled on our bed to be snuggled under. For awhile, we even had an electric blanket that worked on the bed as well..

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For the many blankets we have to keep us warm

Thursday, May 5, 2011

The Bed

      One of the Dr. Seuss books that we love to read is the "Sleep Book." A book in which everyone and everything is going to sleep and what better place can one come up with to sleep than in one's own bed.

      There are many times when I've been on the road and by the end of the trip I'm ready to get home and back to my own bed. Currently we have a queen size bed with a book shelf head board and some nights it seems a little small when little ones decide to sleep with Dad and Mom.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For a bed to sleep on

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Tracy Annette

Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward.
Psalms 127:3 (NAS)

      If my sister is younger than I am and she is a grandma twice over than I may be old enough to have a 17 yr old in the house. Let's see what I can remember form that special day on May 4th, 1994.
  • My wife was 8 days over due and our Dr. was on call at the hospital so he suggested we go in and he would see if he could get labor started by softening the cervix with some kind of gel.
  • I don't remember it working very well and my wife said she felt the baby pull back when the gel was applied.
  • Next came the rupturing of the membranes and breaking of the water - still no baby.
  • Pitocine was next - labor progressed but baby did not..
  • After much hard labor and lots of pain an emergency C-section was called for.
  • Shortly afterward things were ready and my wife was put under.
  • I was brought in the operating room to witness it all and soon a little girl was born. During the operation it was determined that the baby got stuck when the gel was put on the cervix to soften it.
  • I named the baby Tracy Annette.
  • My wife came too and the first thing she said was "The pain is gone." She than learned that we had a girl and I had already named her (I probably should have waited but I was new at naming children.)
  • Tracy was born with a head full of hair.

      That was than - Now she is a beautiful young Christian lady.

      Dear Lord, Thank you.
  • For Tracy and the 17 years she has blessed us.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011


      Over the years I've / We've gone through many cameras (I can count at least 8) and we'll probably go through more and all for pictures.

      One of the items we can be thankful for are the many pictures that we have in the many photo albums on the book shelf which at our resides in the master bedroom. Many years ago my wife got started scrap booking with "Creative Memories" and has put together hundreds of pages of photos along with captions and story lines. There is at least 1 or more books dedicated to each of the kids, to my wife and I and friends and relation.

      Going through the albums bring back lots of wonderful memories and lets the kids know I once had hair on my head and they used to wear their food.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For the many pictures we have
  • For the times reminiscing through them.

Monday, May 2, 2011

The Bedroom

      Is yours totaled, clean, or somewhere in between? I can remember time while growing up when my bedroom was a disaster (mostly from my brothers....) I can also remember times when it was kept totally clean. Now my bedroom is somewhere in between.

      This month I'm using the bedroom as a theme for things to be thankful for and as I look around the bedroom I can see many things, most of which are used often and not so often for which to be thankful for. For starters let's just be thankful to have a bedroom.

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For my bedroom

Sunday, May 1, 2011

The Right Way

      Acts 4:11-12 - This Jesus is the stone that was rejected by you, the builders, which has become the cornerstone. And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved." (ESV)

      I recently added another book to my collection on apologetics. This time I got a book titled "The Kingdom of the Cults" by Walter Ralston Martin which should go together well with the lectures I've been listing to on cults and world religions. As one studies cults and other religions one can see why they are so appealing to many people and why they are so wrong. Someday I hope to put together a series of talks on getting things right in relation to the false teachings the cults and world religions proclaim. In the mean time we can be thankful that we don't have to rely on man to get things right

      Dear Lord, Thank you
  • For you Son
  • For showing us the truth