“…When I’m going through my ‘periodic-weight-loss-PROGRAM”…I ‘dare-not’ open the COOKIE DRAWER.  Once ‘it’s opened’ … then satan has his way we me…”

“Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic and faithful, and you will accomplish your object. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.”     Ralph Waldo Emerson… […]

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“…Love your spouse as you LOVE yourself…”

TWENTY-TWO Rules… for a Happy Marriage The WIFE is always RIGHT. Never both be angry at the same time. Never yell at each other unless the house in on fire. If one of you has to win an argument, let it be your mate. If you have to criticize, do it lovingly. Never bring up […]

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“…Talk about LOVE, talk about GENEROSITY.  Talk about SACRIFICE.  We’re not able to comprehend any of it…”

SACRIFICE:  “The ultimate expression of generosity is not in giving of what you have, but in giving of who you are.” ~- Johnnetta B. Cole, President Emerita, Spelman College. I have a clear memory, when about 3 years old, and my brother’s birthday was coming up, and my Dear Mother suggested that I give my […]

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“…Patience is a by-product of tribulations; it isn’t granted…. it is learned…”

  What are we responsible for?  What is God responsible for?  So then, I ask… who is responsible?  … I asked God to take away my habit. God said…No. It is not for me to take away, but for you to give it up. I asked God to make my handicapped child whole. God said… […]

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“…In today’s “internet world,” a typical picture takes 3000 times more space as just one word….”

How much is a picture worth?  Say What? We’ve all heard the cliché… “A picture is worth a thousand words.”  Um… well for a blind person, a picture is not worth very much.  And, for a person who cannot read, then… a picture is surely worth ‘1000 words.’ For the sighted person, then, a picture […]

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“…Success is a ‘demanding adventture’…”

Success can be a very expensive endeavor.  What price are you willing to pay for Success?  If you are not willing to give your employer 100%, or more; if you are not willing to be loyal, and then some; if you are not totally committed, and more; if you are not willing to go the […]

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“…NO MORE FREE STUFF….and, more importantly…no more…being an SOB…”

I’m a Bonafide SOB:  Ask anyone… they’ll tell you.  And, NO!  I’m not proud of it… but for the record… For 40 years I was a paid SOB.  Later, I tried doing it for FREE.  I discovered that if you are going to be an SOB, then you may as well get paid for it…..doing […]

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“…Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit…”

Our Central Purpose for Existence Jesus comes to us and gives us his peace with God. Then he gives us power to do the kinds of things that mere humans can’t do — like defeating our own selfishness, and loving other people, and treasuring Christ above all. And then with that peace and that power […]

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“…Empowered by Hope, Love, and Charity… help us to live our Faith with Integrity and Character…”

This is the morning when Christians everywhere, washed clean of their sins, and set free from all defilement, are restored to Grace and grow together in holiness.  This is the morning when Jesus Christ broke the chains of death and rose triumphant from the grave.  This is Resurrection Sunday.  This is Easter.  The power of […]

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“…Did Jesus visit hell on Good Saturday…?”

Harrowing of Hell “Christ in Limbo” and “Descent into Hell” redirect here. For the novel by Charles Williams, see Descent into Hell (novel). For the 8th-century Anglo-Saxon liturgical play, see Harrowing of Hell (drama). The Harrowing of Hell, depicted in the Petites Heures de Jean de Berry, 14th-century illuminated manuscript commissioned by John, Duke of […]

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