Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

I do not think there is much disagreement regarding God’s instruction with respect to giving. It is plainly stated that we are to give 10 of our income as a tithe to God. In the New Testament Paul expands this to say that we should give all we... read more
799 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Oct 21, 2012
I took my motherinlaw, who had been here since April, on a cross country “road trip” to visit her family in Pennsylvania. Leaving at 9 am last Sunday and arriving at 5 pm on Monday was the easy part of the trip. Even leaving at 6 pm... read more
557 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 19, 2012
From May of 2006 through September of 2007 I tried (unsuccessfully) to start a new and different kind of charity which sought to meet the spiritual needs of those devastated by life’s storms. I traveled extensively throughout the United States... read more
557 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 13, 2012
On this date, twenty five years ago, I experienced the most amazing supernatural day of my life. Starting with receiving specific revelation regarding how to handle a situation I had no earthly knowledge how to handle, all the way through perfectly... read more
692 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Oct 11, 2012
Childish behavior is not limited to children. Adults are just as guilty of throwing temper tantrums, having short attention spans and being selfish as little kids are. The difference is that what is done by two year olds is far more understandable... read more
506 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 09, 2012
One June night in 1969 while camping out along the White River in southern Missouri, something took place that still to this day completely blows me away. Perhaps never before or since has something happened in my life which so totally portrays... read more
597 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 07, 2012
There is such a huge difference of opinion among Christians regarding just about everything, that it is nearly impossible to find agreement on much of anything. Perhaps the only thing that unites us together is the firm belief that Jesus Christ is our... read more
400 words · ~1 minute to read · published Oct 05, 2012
As I sit here, I am being serenaded by one VERY unhappy kitty cat who wants to go outside (as per his habit early in the morning) but cannot today. In a bit I must take Mr. Cat to the vet to check out a lump in his belly. The only way to get the cat... read more
524 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 04, 2012
Standing on the beach I was mesmerized by the tide as the waves relentlessly rolled in and then went back out. The ebb and flow of the tides provide an excellent teaching lesson regarding life. Very rarely, if ever, is every day the same when living... read more
337 words · ~1 minute to read · published Oct 03, 2012
The true “battleground state” is between our two ears where the daily wars are fought. This “state” is where our very capacity to remain faithful to our God lies. Within the confines of our mind, we must wrestle with thoughts... read more
467 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Oct 02, 2012
I recently read an article about a 16 year old girl in Branson Missouri who felt the call of God in her life when she was 13 years old to help people in Kenya. With the help of her parents, she formed an official charity and collects goods and money... read more
494 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 30, 2012
I understand that most people do not want to read about someone helping their elderly parents. In today’s society, “old people” belong in a senior apartment complex, assisted living or nursing home. This attitude is based on nothing... read more
555 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 28, 2012
In early 1998, while I was in the hospital in Missouri recovering from my 8th heart catheterization 8 months, my dad had a stroke and was taken to the hospital in Kansas. At the time, I could not grasp what was happening to my dad let alone what the... read more
646 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 27, 2012
On this date 25 years ago, I witnessed the most amazing act of love I have ever seen in my life. With no pressure or prompting, a very close friend voluntarily gave me something that meant everything to him. To this day, I still stand in awe that a... read more
656 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 25, 2012
“and that ye put on that new man, which after God is created in righteousness and true holiness . Therefore, putting away lying, let every man speak truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another . Be ye angry, and sin not: let not... read more
491 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 24, 2012
Contrary to what certain branches of Christianity teach, we cannot always get what we want in this life. Certainly there are times when God blesses us beyond our wildest dreams, and for those times we should be eternally grateful. But, we have a... read more
499 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 23, 2012
In 2006 I met a man, about ten years younger than I, while doing relief work after Hurricane Katrina. For about two months we worked together. I spent three days at his place and he spent three days at mine. We didn’t really like each other but... read more
497 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 21, 2012
It is so easy to fall into the rut of negativity. Surrounded by unbelief, distractions and evil; it is difficult and challenging to stay above the fray and remain faithful to God’s Word. For most, Christianity is nothing more than a pastime,... read more
483 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 19, 2012
I went out for a walk in a place I had never been. All went well until I got lost. The longer I walked the more lost I became. Surrounded by foreign buildings, streets and people, I started to get anxious. Ending up at a store that sold a little this... read more
512 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 18, 2012
“Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity .” Ecclesiastes 1:2 Vanity (excessive pride, especially in personal appearance) has overtaken our “civilized” society and in turn has become the very... read more
558 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 16, 2012
How many problems in life stem from anger? Whether we are talking about personal anger between people or national anger such as wasis being displayed in northern Africa, there is very little good that comes out of allowing anger to reign over logic... read more
508 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 13, 2012
As I went through the daily ordeal of getting up and dealing with a physical body that thinks it is a piece of lumber, I thought about how thankful I was to even be able to get up. As bad as I feel most mornings, compared to the alternatives, I am... read more
493 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 12, 2012
My wife received a letter yesterday informing her that the company she has worked for the past 22 years was discontinuing their yearly Christmas bonus. If the rationale was the poor economy or falling stock prices it would be sad but understandable,... read more
498 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 11, 2012
The overwhelming majority of issues that make headlines each day are totally absent in the Bible. This makes it is very difficult to establish clear cut and Scriptural opinions. Although difficult, it is not impossible. Today, evidently, the third... read more
519 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 10, 2012
While visiting the local Superstore yesterday, I watched an incident that truly shocked me, yet brought me into a remembrance of a very important truth from the Word of God. Sometimes the smallest things can indeed have a profound impact on us. I... read more
493 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Sep 09, 2012
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