Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

I was admitted to Progress West Hospital in O'Fallon, Missouri on September 1, 2014 with viral pneumonia. My oxygen levels were dangerously low and I was put in ICU on a ventilator with heavy doses of Propofol (the drug that killed Michael... read more
1105 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Sep 21, 2015
This is my story, and I am sticking to it. The following is what I remember of the time from September 130, 2014. I went to an alternative clinic because the hospital was too expensive. The clinic evaluated me and decided to send me by ambulance to a... read more
979 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Sep 20, 2015
There is no problem with God's ability, for He is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all we could ask or think. The problem (if there is one) comes with God's willingness to do what we ask of Him. For instance; God has cattle on a... read more
991 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Sep 18, 2015
It is very difficult to not get sucked into the vortex of secularism that seems to loom everywhere we go, is embedded in everything we hear and sits right below the surface of all we see. The subtlety of the adversary's “end game” is... read more
696 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Sep 16, 2015
24But the boat was now in the midst of the sea, distressed by the waves; for the wind was contrary. 25And in the fourth watch of the night he came unto them, walking upon the sea. 26And when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were... read more
667 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 15, 2015
As I was scrounging around the house looking for one quarter to finish a roll this morning, I realized just how desperate the times are here at the B2Y ranch. When the ability to pay the mortgage comes down to finding one quarter; that defines... read more
604 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 14, 2015
Don't we all love to quote this verse in Philippians 4? I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me. Philippians 4:13 King James Version Is this verse giving believers a blank check to do anything they want in this life? Does this... read more
691 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Sep 13, 2015
There is a prestigious lake in mid Missouri (Lake of the Ozarks) at which many people in both St. Louis and Kansas City have weekend homes and cottages. These people make the three hour trek every weekend from Memorial Day to Labor Day in order to... read more
510 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 12, 2015
I was thinking recently about how ALL of the things I thought I could not live without; I did indeed live without last year. Granted, I was unconscious much of the time, but even after I started to come to, I had no desire to know how the baseball... read more
771 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Sep 11, 2015
Only a fool would dare believe that things are only going to get better and better in the days ahead. Only a fool would dare to believe there will be no long term societal problems coming as a result of the trash being promoted by the entertainment... read more
829 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Sep 10, 2015
I feel today as if I just emerged from a cave. The past few days have been dark and full of bouts of intense pain. So far today I have no pain issues, which is like a breath of fresh air. Severe attacks of pain, whether physical or emotional, define... read more
664 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 09, 2015
For those of you unfamiliar with the effects of trying to live with chronic or relentless pain; please allow me to fill you in. For the past week or so, I have been dealing with daily nonstop headaches with off and on intense bouts of trigeminal... read more
420 words · ~1 minute to read · published Sep 06, 2015
Recently I have been struggling with my body again. Between the pains of the TN I have and the side effects of various medications I take, I have spent an inordinate amount of time sitting on the bench, so to speak, and not in the game. God knows I... read more
683 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 04, 2015
Once in awhile, like a flash in the pan, I find myself thinking I will wake up one day and all my physical woes will be gone and I will feel great. As wonderful as that would be, I know from the Lord it is not going to happen. I have been given a... read more
768 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Sep 02, 2015
As we drove down the road leading to the Interstate around 5 am, the last thing I remember was my wife Beth yelling “I don't want to die” . She was yelling these words one year ago today because I was driving on the wrong side of the... read more
889 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Sep 01, 2015
I must admit that as I sit here this morning, I am tired. We had three people over for supper last Saturday evening, 10 people over for brunch on Thursday and four people over last evening. Although each occasion was a wonderful blessing to all... read more
786 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 30, 2015
Anyone in their 80's has at least some memories of World War II. Anyone in their mid to late 80's or beyond, has vivid memories of the sacrifices everyone made between 1941 and 1945. We all know of the sacrifices made by all the men and women... read more
643 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 28, 2015
In November of last year I had a heart episode that landed me in the hospital for five days. It was determined that I had AFib which was a direct result of the sepsis and septic shock I endured in September. I was told then that I HAD to take blood... read more
590 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 27, 2015
I graduated from high school in 1971. The world then bears little resemblance to the world today. In fact, other than structures and traditions; the world is completely different today than it was just 44 years ago. Starting in the 1950's, waves... read more
717 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 25, 2015
Any of you who have been following my blogs for any amount of time know the battles I have faced in the physical realm. Not only did I spend 52 days in hospitals last year about this time with viral pneumonia, I also had to deal with the long term... read more
705 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 24, 2015
Many, but not all, of Jesus disciples were common men with little or no education. Acts 4:13 tells us that Peter and John were “unlearned and ignorant men” . The truth is that since Peter and John were untrained and ordinary men. They were... read more
722 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 23, 2015
There is not a day that goes by when I do not think about how fragile this life is and how at any given moment, God could say; “It is time to come home” . I remember as a kid playing with other kids in the neighborhood until it was close to... read more
622 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 20, 2015
The last thing I expected when I went to bed Saturday night was to end up in the hospital Sunday morning. But, due to severe chest pains Saturday night, coupled with a sense that something just was not right, I had no choice but to head off to the... read more
749 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 19, 2015
We must be very careful not to toss around the term “Christians” like it is a wet fish. By putting quotations marks around Christians, it is implying that the person or people involved are not really Christians. My question to this is... read more
659 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 16, 2015
I was reading about the super El Nino building in the Pacific Ocean and how it could bring much needed rain to California this upcoming winter. I remember arriving for my assignment in California in August of 1976. The state was locked in a terrible... read more
991 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Aug 14, 2015
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