4 Virtuous Realities Of L-I-F-E In Christ

“We proclaim to you the one who existed from the beginning, whom we have heard and seen. We saw him with our own eyes and touched him with our own hands. He is the Word of life. This one who is life itself was revealed to us, and we have seen him. And now we testify and proclaim to you that he is the one who is eternal life. He was with the Father, and then he was revealed to us.” -I John 1:1-2


Time Magazine recently ranked Survivor as the most successful reality show of all time. Numbers two and three were American Idol and The Bachelor. And while such shows make for very popular entertainment, these days, they are also under fire by critics who dispute their use of the “reality” genre label.

I happen to agree with the critics for one main reason. You see, I believe that the moment the cameras roll demeanors change from being to acting. Then there of course is also the scripting, the makeup, the sets, and so on. Life for the most part is simply nothing like what these shows portray.

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A Note of Encouragement To Parents Who Strive To Raise Their Children Right

I am on a much-needed Summer break, but I really felt led to share this with you… Just before I left for vacation, I went to the local Wal-Mart to pick up a pair of cargo pants. I also decided to grab myself a couple of other items. One of them was a pack of my favorite beefy T-shirts. It was the last pack on the rack in my size. I searched far and wide for them before I located it.


I think every man can appreciate the feel of a fresh, new, thick T-shirt every once in a while! Yup! Sometimes its the little things in life folks!

So I proceeded to the fitting area with my hand basket. The lady at the desk told me to sit it on the floor outside next to her while I used the fitting room. I asked, (no, I begged), her to please, please, please make sure that no one dipped into my basket while I was trying on my cargos.

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