Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

The elderly mother of a friend of ours is in hospice and will soon depart this life. Despite being a doctor, our friend is emotionally shaken and drained due to how close she was with her mom. Not being a strong believer is not helping in the... read more
528 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 30, 2012
It is beyond me how anyone thinks they can survive (let alone prosper) in this life without God. For those insistent upon doing everything themselves, I hope they understand they are responsible for the bad times as well as the good. I hope those who... read more
564 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 29, 2012
How much do you love God? Do you love Him enough to sacrifice everything in your life if He so demanded? Do you love Him enough to go where He says to go, do what He says to do and live the way He says to live? In our era of "comfortable... read more
985 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jul 26, 2012
There was a time in my life when I was a robot, programmed to quote Bible verses while making everything “spiritual”. The sad reality is that while this is what the people saw, the man behind the persona was troubled, tormented and tired... read more
538 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 25, 2012
There is an old saying about how you can lead a horse to water but you cannot make him drink. It is very frustrating to know the truth but be unable to find anyone willing to accept it. Certainly Jesus Christ had that problem as did the Apostle Paul.... read more
535 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 24, 2012
We have all been there and done that. We have gotten a burst of inspiration and decided to do everything we can all at once to “change the world” or “make a difference”. Unfortunately we usually burn out long before the world... read more
556 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 23, 2012
Every time we endure a tragedy such as the recent one in Colorado, certain questions always arise in my mind as I seek to understand why and how people do what they do to other people. That someone would walk into a crowded theatre and open fire on... read more
800 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 22, 2012
In my life, there were two people whom I loved dearly but were hard core alcoholics. With both of these people, I cannot begin to express the level of frustration that came with the inability to communicate with them while they were intoxicated. It... read more
667 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 20, 2012
Many years ago while ministering in Mississippi I vividly recall after pouring my heart out in a very powerful teaching being told by a man that I was going to hell because I wore a red tie. I remember just shaking my head in disbelief that someone... read more
593 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 19, 2012
When I ponder the greatness of what God did for us in and through the work of His Son Jesus Christ, I have no choice but to melt into a heap of thankfulness. When I think of everything our Lord Jesus went through so as to purchase for us redemption,... read more
482 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 18, 2012
It drives me crazy and causes my blood to boil when someone comes along and pulls a verse or two out of the Bible and uses it to criticize, condemn or belittle the beliefs of another Christian. For two thousand years, people have been doing this and... read more
577 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 17, 2012
A couple of years ago my doctor suggested I start taking a medication normally used for depression for my fibromyalgia. I fought the idea for quite some time because I did not want the stigma of being on an antidepressant when I did not have a... read more
567 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 16, 2012
Somebody asked me recently what I believe. After pondering this question for awhile, I decided to put down in print some of the things I believe to be true. By no means is this a complete list, but at least it gives anyone interested a hint of who I... read more
633 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 15, 2012
If the Word of God is not our standard for righteousness, than what is? If the Word of God is not our source for understanding our faith, than what is? If the Word of God is not the final authority, than what is? God gave us His Word so that we have a... read more
517 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 13, 2012
It is very easy to jump into something that looks or sounds good, only to find out later it was probably not a good idea. There are sound practical and spiritual reasons for thinking a matter through before acting. Doing one’s... read more
596 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 12, 2012
“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose .” Romans 8:28 Do we really believe this verse or does it just sound and look good? Perhaps the most difficult... read more
495 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 11, 2012
There are some things mentioned in the Scriptures which, if we were to really look into them, would blow away our manmade theology and dramatically change how we think and act. A perfect example of this is found in Matthew 18:19 and 20 where Jesus... read more
529 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 10, 2012
Herein is a great maxim in life; the more a person has, the less appreciative they become just as the less one has, their appreciation grows accordingly. When we have nigh unto nothing in this life, the thanksgiving for what little we have is... read more
492 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 09, 2012
Usually at this time of year, the B2Y ranch is beautiful. The pastures are green and the surrounding fields are full of thriving corn or beans. The trees would normally be full of birds and the grass would usually have to be mown every week. It has... read more
486 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 08, 2012
Jesus Christ was, and still remains the only perfect person to have ever walked on this earth. Everyone else who has ever lived was imperfect according to the flesh. It fascinates me to see how God made sure the mistakes, human weaknesses, anger,... read more
694 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 05, 2012
Notice: This blog is rated P Yesterday I went in for what was to be a fairly minor surgical procedure, a hernia repair. I was told that I should be in at 6 am and out at 11 am. I thought doing this the day before the 4th of July would be wonderful so... read more
665 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 04, 2012
Last week, the local Christian music station raised 130,000 in ONE DAY to help with repairs of a broadcasting tower in Ecuador that had the “potential” to reach 7 million listeners. I have very mixed feelings about this very successful... read more
680 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 02, 2012
For over 40 years I have been involved with “the ministry” of Jesus Christ in one way or another. I have held formal positions of leadership and labored in obscurity. I have stood before thousands and lived a thousand days without standing... read more
691 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 01, 2012
There is nothing that can arise in this life so great as to compare to the glory that awaits us at Christ’s glorious coming. There is nothing so horrible that can happen in this life that will not be forgotten in an instant of time when we see... read more
652 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 28, 2012
Our dog Sheba is nearly 15 years old and has developed a weak bladder to go with her permanently broken leg. Needless to say, it is a challenge to get her outside in time. Recently we have had a spat of “accidents” where she could not... read more
486 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 27, 2012
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