College freshmen... this one is for you. It's almost time to be dropped off to start your first year of college. I have been watching parents and new freshman go through this ritual for almost 25 years.
Let's talk about another prominent American hero who had a love for God... Astronaut Buzz Aldrin. July 21, 2014 marked the 45th anniversary of the first manned landing on the moon. Aldrin did something very special when he and Armstrong landed the lunar module on the moon.
This past week I was in Florida completing some work for the college. I was trying to resolve quite a few issues, checking on college finances as we quickly approach the end of the fiscal year and finalizing plans for graduation. My head was swirling with things I needed to complete.
Have you watched the news recently and just been depressed when it ended? I was recently looking at the headlines and remembered again why I don't spend much time there. I sure don't find many stories that make my life richer.
When is the last time you made a really big mistake? A week ago? Maybe this morning? When you first realized what you did what was your first reaction? Did you try to cover it up or maybe blame someone else?
This Christmas we celebrate the birth of Christ who was given to us by a God who really loves us. As Christmas comes to a conclusion, will you continue to live this New Year showing others this same love of Christ?
Instead of spending our money on things of this world with no eternal significance, instead of getting caught up in the advertising of the day with holidays approaching, may I suggest something different?
I don't know what could possibly fit into this definition any better than the claim of the photographers that they would not photograph a same-sex commitment ceremony because it was against their Christian beliefs.