Wonder

Fueled by a million man-made wings of fire, The rocket tore through the sky … And everybody cheered. Fueled only by a thought from God, The seedling urged its way through the thickness of black. And as it pierced the heavy ceiling of the soil And launched itself up into outer space . . . … Continue reading Wonder

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What shall we say about stealing?

But what shall we say about stealing, beyond saying it's wrong? In the first place, a thief experiences no net gain regardless of how great the loot he garners, and even if not caught. Admittedly, this is contrary to his warped judgment, even to popular opinion. If he is caught, a jail sentence would be … Continue reading What shall we say about stealing?

From “Come the Dawn”

Cool judgments-reason and conscience-have an enormous force working against them, which is responsible for a gruesome distortion of the process of decision making. Instead of seeking counsel from those who enlighten, most people are guided by pomp and ceremony, by those in the limelight, that is, by persons in conspicuous positions before the public. It's … Continue reading From “Come the Dawn”

O Holy Night

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ElJ0fiD0lkc 1 O holy night! the stars are brightly shining;It is the night of the dear Savior's birth.Long lay the world in sin and error pining,Till he appeared and the soul felt its worth.A thrill of hope - the weary world rejoices,For yonder breaks a new and glorious morn!Fall on your knees!O hear the angel … Continue reading O Holy Night

God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXoJoHvho5M 1 God rest you merry, gentlemen,let nothing you dismay,remember Christ our Saviorwas born on Christmas DayTo save us all from Satan's pow'rwhen we were gone astray.O tidings of comfort and joy, comfort and joy;O tidings of comfort and joy. 2 From God our heav'nly Fathera blessed angel cameand unto certain shepherdsbrought tidings of the same;how … Continue reading God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen

O Come, O Come Emmanuel

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMnKcftuauU Jeremy Camp - O Come, O Come Emmanuel O come, O come, EmmanuelAnd ransom captive IsraelThat mourns in lonely exile hereUntil the Son of God appearRejoice, rejoice, EmmanuelShall come to thee, O Israel O come, Thou Rod of Jesse, freeThine own from Satan’s tyrannyFrom depths of Hell Thy people saveAnd give them victory o’er … Continue reading O Come, O Come Emmanuel

The Search for El Dorado

My son Landon has just finished and self-published his first book "The Search for El Dorado".  I would classify it as a teen adventure book.  I am just over halfway finished reading it and have been enjoying it.  It is available on amazon.com here.  Check out the first few pages online there.  His description from the … Continue reading The Search for El Dorado

From Milton Friedman (1962)

How can we benefit from the promise of government while avoiding the threat to freedom? Two broad principles embodied in our Constitution give an answer that has preserved our freedom so far, though they have been violated repeatedly in practice while proclaimed as precept. First, the scope of government must be limited. Its major function … Continue reading From Milton Friedman (1962)