Monthly Archives: March 2023

Weekly Recap: March 27-31

Greetings from Beverly Hills, Florida

On Tuesday WordPress informed me that our post “3 Lessons From March Madness” was #3300.

If you had given me an assignment on January 1, 2012 to write 3300 articles, I might have thrown up my hands and said, “I’ll never get that done.”  But here we are.  Eleven years and three month later. Little by little. Day by Day.  One post at a time.  I think there’s a lesson in there for all of us.  Our daily efforts and activities can add up over time to make a big difference. Continue reading

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Feed Your Mind With Good Ideas, and Refine Your Philosophy


Jim Rohn is an entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker. He has a facebook page filled with encouraging and challenging thoughts.

Today’s facebook Friday from Rohn’s page fits our theme this year “Sowing Seeds for Spiritual Growth.” Continue reading


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When The Wicked Thrive

“We have a soul problem” in America argued Trey Gowdy in the wake of the Covenant School Shooting that left six dead, three 9-year-old children and three adults.

This occurred just days after a high school shooting in Denver. According to a story by the Washington Post this is the 17th such incident in 2023.

“We’ve got to have some kind of conversation about what is wrong with the soul of this country that someone would kill a child,” Gowdy said on “America Reports” Tuesday. “I don’t know the answer. I just know that we have a soul problem in addition to a violence problem in this country.” Continue reading


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Psalm 51

Malcolm Muggeridge (1903-1990) was a British born author, journalist, and media personality. Later in life he became an advocate for Christianity.

He once related an occasion when on assignment in India of leaving his hotel for a swim in the nearby river. As he entered the water, he saw a woman across the river from nearby village who came for her bath. Continue reading


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3 Lessons From March Madness

We’re nearing the end of my favorite three weeks of the year–March Madness. You probably don’t even have to be a sports fan to know March Madness is the moniker for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.

This year has been madnesses personified. This year’s final four are San Diego State. Florida Atlantic University. Miami, And University of Connecticut. Only UConn has been here before.

Like the apostle Paul who often used sports metaphors, there are some good spiritual lessons from this year’s tournament. Continue reading


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Be Teachable

When I was a student at Florida College back in the mid to late 60’s, Homer Hailey was one of my Bible professors.

Brother Hailey was known for his expertise in the Old Testament, his insight into the book of Revelation, and his ability to quote scripture, as well as his class on “The Scheme of Redemption.” I can recall classes where he would fill a blackboard with scriptural references, quoting each one. Continue reading

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Weekly Recap: March 20-24


Good Morning from Beverly Hills, FL

The most popular post this week in terms in reader views has been Cancel Spring Break?  Followed closely by Disagreement is Not Hate.  If you missed these or any other posts this week, this recap, with it’s live links, is a good way to catch up.

Also there is a bonus post at the end published 11 years ago today, What Can A Single Seed Do?  It’s a quick read.  I believe you will be blessed by its content. Continue reading

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Notable Quotes for Christian Living

I love the quotes about life and Christian living that I come across on facebook. They’re often positive. Usually encouraging. And sometimes challenging.

Today’s facebook Friday offers a few that we’ve seen recently. I hope you like ‘em.

Someone reminded us “We aren’t called to be like other Christians; we’re called to be like Christ.” Continue reading


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Disagreement is Not Hate

Since I’m not a hockey fan, I was unaware until this morning that Canadian goalie James Reimer who plays for the San Jose Sharks had made news over the weekend.

What did he do?

Break the single game record for saves? Stop the New York Islanders from scoring a last second goal winning shot? Start a fight and get ejected from the game? Continue reading


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Luke 8:1-3

The month of March is designated as “Women’s History Month,” designed to celebrate “women’s contributions to history, culture and society.”

This month long celebration is highlighted on March 8th as “International Women’s Day” a global holiday to focus on and bring attention to various women’s issues.

Interestingly, this has spawned a good deal of conversation in religious circles about the role of women in the church.

Notably making news is the Saddleback Church and its previous pastor, Rick Warren, for hiring a female teaching pastor last year. As a result, Saddleback was disfellowshipped from the Southern Baptist Association. Continue reading


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