Today is my wife’s birthday and with this comes the normal; “don’t get me anything” and “don’t remind me of how old I am”. Actually, if I could I would give you the moon, but since it is out of my reach and made of cheese I don’t think you want me taking that dangerous of a trip along with the fact that too much cheese is unhealthy so I will have put it on “Lay Away” for you.
What I would rather do is tell you “Thank You” for all that you do for our family. You always put us first and at times we have to argue with you to do something for yourself. Along with that “Thank You” I will make a promise to do more to help you whenever you ask and even if you don’t.
In my eyes God has provided me with a wife who is my best friend and the woman who owns my heart. We were soul-mates before we even knew it and with a little work on God’s part we were brought together and have been ever since. For this gift I will always be grateful beyond any comprehension of the word.
Through the years I missed many of your birthdays and since we can’t get those back I want to cherish and be there for as many as God will let me have with you in the coming years. So this is not about your birthday, even though it is a great day, it is about simply having one more day with you.
Happy Birthday Honey; I love you with all of my heart and soul!!!
Finding Facebook very interesting lately even though we all know most of the political or religious topics are really shared to pour gas on a fire so I will make this brief.
If you are preaching or attempting to preach Christianity to someone, be sure you have done your homework first. This is not in response to anyone in particular, but lately with the new federal law legalizing gay marriage all of a sudden all the preachers of love have come out of the closet and some of the comments I have read make me seriously doubt that they even own a bible or even read one in the last ten years.
First of all understand that the love Jesus Christ is talking about has nothing to do with wallowing in our sin and making others do the same with an absurd notion of what God wants for the world. We are here for one thing and that is to serve God and to do everything to His glory.
God is selfish as He tells us in the bible so I am a bit perplexed by the idea that we somehow forgot that. His word is given for us to follow, not make it up as we go along.
With this being said I am no way condoning mistreating someone based upon the struggles they have with sin. Sin is sin whether it is homosexuality, stealing, murder, lying, etc… We all have sin we deal with and none of us are better than any other as we are all born into it; only through Jesus Christ can we shed that sin and have hope for an eternal life.
I personally may not agree with homosexuality based on my beliefs, but I will not treat that person any differently than I do anyone else; unless you give me reason to give an apologia for my faith and then I will stay on my side and you can stay on yours with no ill will. The love I would offer would be through Jesus Christ and His saving Grace, not of my own as I have nothing without Jesus Christ.
For those who are lost, have your eyes opened and from that light you see the open arms of Jesus Christ waiting for your return. Repent and claim Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior. The message has not changed for 2000 years and it is with good reason that it has not; God has not changed – we have.
Praise and serve God with all your heart and all your mind; in this you will find your burdens removed.