What is Memorial Day

May 27th is Memorial Day.  So, this week I would like to talk a little about the Memorial Day holiday.  What is Memorial Day and why we celebrate it.  Memorial Day is an important holiday observed in the United States, dedicated to remembering and honoring the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the military. Let’s …

Happy Mother’s Day!!!

Next Sunday is Mother’s Day. This is a special day dedicated to celebrating and honoring mothers all over the world. It is a day to recognize and appreciate the selfless love, sacrifices, and hard work of mothers in raising their children. Mother’s Day is celebrated on different dates around the world, but in the United States, it is celebrated on …

Being a Mother…

Sunday May 12th is Mother’s Day!!!  In honor of all our mothers, I would like to share a short story about a Mothers never ending Love for her son. This story is titled, “Being a Mother” and the author is unknown. I hope you enjoy!!! Being a Mother. After 21 years of marriage, my wife wanted me to take another woman …

What is this thing we call love?

Today is Valentine’s Day. I thought I talk a little about this thing we call Love. We celebrate love in February, and it’s often referred to as the “month of love”.  The celebration climaxes on February 14th – Valentine’s Day. This day is dedicated to expressing affection and love between intimate companions. People around the world exchange cards, flowers, and gifts to …

Valentine’s Day

Next Wednesday is Valentine’s Day, the day we celebrate love. So, this week I’d like to talk a little on the subject of love. There is so much written on the subject of love it’s mind-boggling.  Everything you wanted to know plus a whole lot more. I was thinking back many years ago, about some of my first Valentine’s memories. …

MLK…

Next Monday January 15th, 2024, is Martin Luther King holiday in the United States. A day we honor the civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. The holiday is observed on the third Monday of January each year, close to his birthday on January 15. It is a day to celebrate and remember the life and achievements of Martin Luther …

Welcome 2024!!!

As we say goodbye to 2023, and welcome in the New year of 2024, we need to take a moment and reflect on our lives. Did the things that happened to us last year make us Stronger? Weaker? What did we learn? What happened to last year’s New Year’s resolutions? How can we make it better in 2024? Let’s take …

Bye, Bye 2023… Hello 2024!!!

In just a very few days will be welcoming in a new year 2024. I would like to pause for a moment to look back and reflect on this year.   This year was surely a year to remember. The Ukraine/Russian war was still raging.  New flare ups of Covid-19 hit the country. The Republicans took control of the House… …

SYMBOLS OF CHRISTMAS

SYMBOLS OF CHRISTMAS Have you ever had a young child ask you the why questions?  You know… the why questions that that five-year-old always asks. Why Christmas trees, why holly, why wreaths just to name a few. Today I’d like to take a look at a few of these why questions and maybe we can answer some of them. The …

Christmas at the Gas Station

This is an inspirational short story about an old man at a Gas station in the Christmas season. I hope you enjoy it. Christmas at the Gas Station…. By Unknown author The old man sat in his gas station on a cold Christmas Eve. He hadn’t been anywhere in years since his wife had passed away. It was just another …

The Christmas Coat.

Wow… it’s hard to believe that Christmas will be here in a few weeks.  Where has the year gone? This week I would like to share a Christmas story that a friend sent me a few years ago. – hope you enjoy it! The Christmas Coat. A young man was fumblin around one day, in a women’s clothing store, He’d …

Happy Thanksgiving…

Thanksgiving Traditions and little-known Facts… We all look forward to Thanksgiving Day every 4th Thursday in November. It’s a Great time for families to celebrate and come together to enjoy a meal. Most of us have a lot of Thanksgiving traditions. Have you ever wondered why we celebrate these Thanksgiving traditions or how they started? Impress your family with these …

Thanksgiving Day Proclamation 1796…

With Thanksgiving being a little over a week away, I would like to take a look at some history of this holiday. The state of Massachusetts was one of the first to recognize and thank God for the things He has done. Samuel Adams issued this October 6, 1796, proclamation for a day of Thanksgiving for December 15, 1796, as Governor …

Veteran’s Day…

On Saturday 11/11/21, we celebrate Veterans Day in this Great Country of ours. This week I would like to take a closer look at Veterans Day. Veterans Day honors all of those who have served the country in war or peace — dead or alive — although it’s largely intended to thank living veterans for their service and sacrifices. It …

Halloween…

This week I would like to talk a little about the upcoming Halloween holiday. As Christians, should we celebrate this holiday? I don’t know if there is a definitive answer. First of all, understand that Halloween is mostly a western custom and it has no direct reference in the Bible. However, there are several Biblical principles that directly relate to …

Independence Day 2023

As we celebrate the 4th of July in a few days, I would like to talk a little about this country we call America. Over the last 40 years or so, there has been a rift or separation in our beloved country. The last few years, the division of this country, has become wide and very pronounced. The values that …

Pride Month…

The other day I came across a news feed of a live gay pride parade promoting this lifestyle. There were some comments in the feed about how God’s love and supports the Gay movement. They were using the scriptures about God’s love and twisting them to say this lifestyle was okay and approved by God. It is true that God …

Father’s Day 2023

Father’s Day is next Sunday June 18th. Father’s Day is celebrated annually on the third Sunday in June in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, India, and a number of other countries around the world.  We customarily honor our dads with a gift, maybe a meal and spending time with them. For some of us it’s a day to remember our …

Happy Memorial Day 2023

Today is Memorial Day.  Most of us really do not know the real meaning of this holiday, just that it’s a 3-day weekend.  Let’s take a look at why we celebrate this Holiday. Memorial Day commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service of their country, particularly those who died in battle or as a result …

Memorial Day: Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future

This week I would like to talk a little about Memorial Day.  What is Memorial Day and why we celebrate it.  Memorial Day is an important holiday observed in the United States, dedicated to remembering and honoring the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the military. Let’s take a closer look and explore the celebration …