Avoiding Instant Messes On The Road Of Life

In 2011, over one-third of drivers (about 37 percent) have sent or received text messages while driving, and 18% said they did it regularly—and despite the many “don’t text and drive” campaigns, the numbers seem to keep increasing!


If almost two years ago, instant messaging had such a major influence over the lives of at least 56 million people in America, imagine how dangerous our roadways could be today!

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The Days Are Evil… Will We Ever Live?

When Scripture says in Ephesians 5:16 that the days are evil, what days does it refer to? Surely, even 2,000 years after its writing, it speaks of our days, every single one of them! Every day, somewhere in the world, evil is being plotted,

planned, or carried out. From a Bangkok brothel filled with teen-age girls stolen and prostituted for money by human traffickers, to a Boston back-room where terrorist attacks have been and may yet be strategized; this world is a wicked place!

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What’s More Real, Really?

An elderly woman sat on a park bench talking to someone on her cell phone. Nearby there was a little girl playing in the grass. As the woman carried on her conversation, the child heard her say to the

person on the phone, “I’m sorry, I’ve always been this way; I’m afraid of everything!” The little girl gently interrupted to ask, “Grandma, are you even afraid of being afraid?”

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What? You’re Leaving?

There was a time during my Navy days when I had to deploy on a one-year unaccompanied tour to Diego Garcia in the British Indian Ocean Territory. At the time, my oldest son was about 10 years old, and I can remember one day before I shipped out

that I was discussing my departure with him. When I broke the news to him, I saw his countenance instantly fall as sadness gripped us both.

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