Blog Archive: Kirk M

The following blogs, if any, are all of the blogs published by Kirk M @blessings2you

I read yesterday about a recently retired 29 year old professional baseball pitcher who had a hard time breathing Sunday evening and was taken to an Atlanta hospital. By Monday evening he had died of “massive internal organ failure” ,... read more
867 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 11, 2015
For everything we know in this life, there are ten things we do not have a clue as to their meaning or consequence. We think we know so much about the Word of God and are so strong in the faith, but then something terrible happens (sickness,... read more
555 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 09, 2015
To my friends at Christian Blog; The level of frustration I feel in regards to my physical situations is growing greater every day. It seems as though that if I am not disabled by the crushing pain of TN (as I was yesterday, or the disabling effects... read more
381 words · ~1 minute to read · published Nov 06, 2015
I love baseball, just as many others love soccer and even rugby. The recently completed World Series showed how perseverance and grit determination can take a team to victory. The final game of the series bore this out. Kansas City was down by two... read more
597 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Nov 03, 2015
All of my life, I have heard the parable of the “prodigal son” found in Luke 15. One can read that whole chapter and never find the word “prodigal” . The word prodigal means to be extravagantly wasteful. Let me ask you this... read more
814 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Nov 01, 2015
Where did the expression “walk a mile in myhis shoes” come from? Perhaps the earliest and most enlightening part of the proverb date back to the Cherokee tribe of Native Americans, who said “Don't judge a man until you have walked... read more
594 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 27, 2015
Looking back, the year 2009 was quite a year here at Christian Blog and for some of us “old timers” . In early February of 2009 I had to have a super delicate heart procedure that had a high risk of many things going wrong. The CB site... read more
654 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 26, 2015
If one were to take a survey among Christians, asking them what their purpose in living is; the answers would be all over the map. Some would say that our purpose is to worship God, others would say it is to speak God's Word, others would say that... read more
636 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 23, 2015
On this day one year ago, I finally got to go home after 52 days in three different hospitals. Even now, the whole ordeal which started on September 1, 2014 seems like a bad dream. So many things changed as a result of those 52 days, yet one thing... read more
652 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 22, 2015
I find myself asking why I share so many details about my physical life with you. Good grief, even my own brother and sister share NO details with me. Why do I think you even want to know about my physical struggles and battles? What makes me believe... read more
589 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 21, 2015
It is terribly difficult to refrain from judging others when they fall upon hard times, especially when you are enjoying a stretch of good times. The tendency is to point our selfrighteous finger at the person who is down while saying “look at... read more
488 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 20, 2015
When all is said and done and we are left with nothing except what we have accomplished in this life; will be as the Apostle Paul and say “I have fought the good fight, I have kept the faith” or will be as Judas and rue the very moment of... read more
499 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 18, 2015
I was lying in bed around noon on Sunday when I began feeling like an elephant was sitting on my chest. For those who have never experienced such a phenomenon, it is a surreal feeling that produces both immediate anxiety and a feeling of dread. This... read more
963 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Oct 15, 2015
As you may know, I just endured yet another medical emergency the past few days. Thankfully I am home now, but I am having to deal with new news that is both sobering as well as enlightening. Although it appears that I have not had any strokes (major... read more
515 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 14, 2015
Being held captive by my balky body; I find myself trying to understand what it is all about and for what reason I have been selected to be so tortured. I do get that the problems I am suffering through now are directly related to the bout with sepsis... read more
315 words · ~1 minute to read · published Oct 09, 2015
One of the most tossed around words in Christian music and literature is “grace” . Don't get me wrong; I am a big fan of grace. But, there seems to be a misconception that grace is riding shotgun with us to zap any guilt arising from... read more
527 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 07, 2015
There are many on this site much older and in far better shape than I. There are many on this site who have been spared the ravages of disease and physical calamity to the point that they can continue doing at an advanced age what they did twenty... read more
655 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 06, 2015
Could it be that God knew what was lurking in my physical body and protected all involved by steering my life as it turned out? Could it be that because God knew that starting when I was 44 years old, I would end up dealing with serious health issues... read more
666 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 04, 2015
Yesterday I stopped to fill the car up with gas. As I got out of the car, a younger looking woman saw me and smiled at me. As best I could, with my missing teeth, I smiled back and went about my business of pumping gas. Being honest, I have to admit... read more
691 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Oct 01, 2015
I think that because we are humans, we tend to humanize God and the things of God. By doing this, we end up lowering God to our standards and to our images. Instead of God being who He is (Almighty, Everlasting, all powerful, all knowing, ever present... read more
632 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 30, 2015
I feel it best to let you know what is up with me. It seems that each day a situation arises where Beth and I find ourselves trying to decide if I need to go to the emergency room or not. Just last evening a new and troublesome problem arose that we... read more
914 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Sep 29, 2015
Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of a very significant event in my life. One year ago, I did what 95 of all people who endured viral pneumonia, sepsis and septic shock NEVER do; I got out of bed. I remember the physical therapist standing... read more
830 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Sep 27, 2015
This past Monday, I was scheduled to have a procedure done where I needed to be a t a hospital at 1:30. This did work at all with Beth's scheduled time off so she decided that this past Monday would be the first time in years that she would drive... read more
594 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 25, 2015
I wish I could tell you that I do all sorts of great things for God each day, but I can't. For the most part, each day presents a new set of battles that take much of my time and energy to resolve. Many of these battles are in the physical realm... read more
697 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Sep 23, 2015
Prescript: Please disregard the statements in this blog about not writing anymore about what took place a year ago. I was not feeling well and was up most of the night when I wrote this blog early this morning. Contrary to what I say in this... read more
668 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 22, 2015
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