Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

By no means am I a perfectionist, but I admit that I can’t stand sloppiness. I was raised to believe that if something is worth doing, it is worth doing right. When I look around at the way people do their job I cringe because most people do... read more
535 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 01, 2013
There once was a time when loyalty in the workplace was rewarded. Unfortunately the opposite is true today. It seems that the longer one has worked for a company, the greater the chance of getting laid off or having one’s hours and benefits... read more
491 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 28, 2013
Every day, everywhere and in every way, everyone who dares to profess what the Bible says is truth is considered more and more of a freak or a dangerous renegade. It seems as though our culture drifts farther away from God’s commands daily.... read more
529 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 27, 2013
After incessant prodding from my wife and her mother, I have been doing something the past month or so that I have rarely ever done. No, I have not started doing household chores, for I do them all the time. No, I have not started bathing and looking... read more
601 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 26, 2013
During my time working with victims of Hurricane Katrina, I talked to many people who had first suffered great loss to their homes during the storm and then even greater financial loss due to swindlers who claimed they could repair their homes but in... read more
591 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 25, 2013
When something is refreshing, it restores energy and vitality. It is stimulating, uplifting and invigorating. Haven’t we all enjoyed the refreshment that comes after a thunderstorm has rinsed the air of all the dirt and grime? Haven’t we... read more
587 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 24, 2013
Standing in front of the mirror on a Sunday morning 7 years in a motel room in Mississippi; I had to convince myself that what I was about to do was right and that I could do it. For nearly an hour I had to systematically confront the fear in my heart... read more
809 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jun 23, 2013
A dead end does not have to be THE END. All a dead end means is that there is a better way to your destination. A dead end forces us to seek out the best or right way. Unfortunately, most people look at a dead end as the end of their dream, their hope... read more
481 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 21, 2013
Believe it or not, I once had the drive and passion to do the work of the ministry 70, 80 or even 100 hours a week. I once thought nothing of driving 200 miles to a function and returning home when it was finished, even if it meant getting back at 4... read more
592 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 20, 2013
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
503 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 19, 2013
In 1971 I served on the drug abuse counsel in Wichita, Kansas. I was 18 years old at the time, never been near a drug in my life and knew nothing about the subject. Why was I there? Because my youth minister had recommended me and made sure I got the... read more
506 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 18, 2013
Yesterday our dog Shadrach was lethargic, depressed and did not look like he felt good. Being very concerned, I spent some extra time with him last night and after a short time of playing and pets, lo and behold he was no longer lethargic at all. As... read more
493 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 18, 2013
I wrack my brains at times trying to figure out what to write in these blogs. I have written so many that I forget what I have written or how many times I have blogged about the same topic. I have always used three criteria for determining if a blog... read more
572 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 17, 2013
I recently heard that Superman is being compared to Jesus. At first glance the idea seemed kind of cool but upon further reflection the whole thing to me is absurd. Jesus Christ is NOT a superhero. He is not to be compared to Spider man, Superman, the... read more
500 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 16, 2013
This morning I had to go under anesthesia for the second time in 3 weeks to fix a problem resulting from the first surgery. Although neither the surgery 3 weeks ago (inside the nose) nor the follow up today were serious, I stand in awe of all things... read more
454 words · ~1 minute to read · published Jun 14, 2013
I heard countless times about the extreme poverty my mother grew up in. Most of the time I rolled my eyes and smiled, not believing what she said could actually be true. After my dad was buried in August of 1998, my mom took me for the first time to... read more
586 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 13, 2013
Are there really monsters out there? Are there really bogey men that hide in the closets and come out at night? Are there really goblins that live under the bed? Are there really any of these things? Of course any of us who are adults have learned by... read more
571 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 12, 2013
God is not a big fan of pity parties because they serve no useful purpose. Granted, they at times appear to make us feel better; but in reality they keep us down, make it impossible to help others and make a mockery of our supposed faith in God. My... read more
594 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 11, 2013
I was reading this morning about the uptick in brutal killings in Papua New Guinea. This backwards country that is heavily influenced by black magic and other primitive forms of evil has seen a rise in attacks on people who have broken free from... read more
534 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 10, 2013
Even though we love God, worship God, trust God and believe in God; these things do not guarantee that we will not still have problems, afflictions, distresses and a whole laundry list of physical, financial and other issues. Trusting and loving God... read more
472 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 09, 2013
Some time ago I wanted to use the words to a Christian hymn in a blog I was writing. I contacted the publisher and was promptly denied permission to use the song. Some time ago I wanted to use the words of a song by a Contemporary Christian artist in... read more
520 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 06, 2013
Whereas the four Gospels tell us who Jesus Christ was and what He did, the Church epistles show us who we are in Christ Jesus and what we can do through His power in us. An understanding of both the Gospels as well as the epistles is needed if we want... read more
501 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 05, 2013
The epistle of Ephesians tells us pretty much everything there is know about what Christ did, what God did for us through Jesus Christ and what is available to us in Christ Jesus. I believe a Christian could get lost in Ephesians and spend a lifetime... read more
527 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 04, 2013
As any of you who read my blogs on a regular basis know, I am a great believer in the grace, mercy and love of God because these attributes of God are mentioned time and again in the New Testament. None of us would be alive if it were not for... read more
686 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 02, 2013
I posed the question recently in a blog whether Christian musicians should produce secular music. I believe it is a wonderful thing as long as the person’s heart stays committed to God and the mission is to bless, reach out and help others.... read more
545 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 31, 2013
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