Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

The past couple of days, one of the projects I worked on here at the B2Y ranch was getting rid of some eyesores that I had allowed for too long. One of them was three flower beds that at one time in the ancient past were brimming with all sorts of... read more
864 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 19, 2010
One of the problems I ran into many years ago, and didn't handle very well, was what I now know to be a spiritual form of "hero worship". Looking back, I see clearly now why certain things happened to and with me. I was young, immature... read more
943 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Aug 18, 2010
Sorry to ruin your day, but I just read an article which immediately made me realize that instead of being 57 years old, I must be closer to 97. The gist of the article was that evidently two college professors at a small private college in Wisconsin... read more
706 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 18, 2010
Sitting in the parking lot of a super discount store, I watched the people entering and leaving. I saw many "normal" folks who were not trying to impress anyone and who obviously were simply taking care of business. Many of these people were... read more
949 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Aug 17, 2010
Our lives are full of dates which mark anniversaries of significant events that in one form or another impacted our lives. Some of the anniversaries are pleasant to remember for they mark an occasion that produced great joy or fulfillment. Some of the... read more
1049 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Aug 16, 2010
There are, within the Bible, some horrible translations of various words. Perhaps one of the absolute worst is the translation of the Greek word pneuma as "Ghost". Making the Holy Spirit the "Holy Ghost" has conjured up horrific... read more
679 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 15, 2010
I try to understand but my mind cannot experientially comprehend what I am trying to grasp. My heart is deeply moved but I am utterly incapable of having the slightest clue as to what really happened and what the people went through. God knows that I... read more
839 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 13, 2010
For nearly 30 years, I have tried to present the material written in various blogs over the past couple of weeks. For nearly 30 years the response has been lukewarm, at best. I used to blame myself for not presenting it better. I used to get quite... read more
978 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Aug 12, 2010
I know people are quickly growing weary of my daily pounding away at these difficult subjects, but it is my calling to do so. I can write simple little uplifting blogs when so instructed, but I must remain true to what I feel the Lord places on my... read more
922 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Aug 11, 2010
There is a huge difference between being saved with the promise of eternal life to look forward to, and being a true follower of Christ with eternal rewards securely kept in store for you. God' will since the very beginning was for people to be... read more
745 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 10, 2010
That which defines our Christian faith is not how religious we appear, what assembly we worship at or any other outward action. Our faith starts with and will always be a heart issue. Ultimately, our ability to faithfully serve the Lord as a love... read more
725 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 08, 2010
When a person makes the conscious decision to fully serve the Lord Jesus Christ and then carries out that decision, they have defined being a doulos. History is full of incredible examples of those who did not just give Jesus lip service but gave Him... read more
651 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Aug 08, 2010
What would you do and how would you feel if you awoke tonight to writing on the wall stating that you God's will for your life demanded that you: 1.Immediately quit your job 2.Immediately put your home up for sale 3.Immediately sell all your... read more
755 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 06, 2010
Many years ago I vividly recall attending a dramatic performance where Jesus Christ was portrayed as a Cheyenne Dog Soldier. In light of yesterday's post regarding these Dog Soldiers, the imagery becomes very graphic. In the presentation, Jesus... read more
982 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Aug 05, 2010
For some, they have done it many times over the years and think nothing of it. For others, they have done it once and vow never to be put in the situation to ever do it again. For many, they have never done it and have no clue what goes on in the... read more
896 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 04, 2010
In the New Testament, there is a word used that perfectly defines and describes a slave. That word is the Greek word doulos. Please look at what  Thayer and other Greek lexicons say this word means: a.a slave b.metaph., one... read more
925 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Aug 04, 2010
This story was just published on Fox News and I am sure on other media outlets. Solar Tsunami to hit earth tonight The implications for many of us are twofold: 1. The most amazing display of "Northern Lights" in a very long time is... read more
164 words · ~1 minute to read · published Aug 03, 2010
How do you measure the value of a life? In times gone by people were bought and sold as slaves. Humans were auctioned to the highest bidder. A strong young man would logically bring more than one too young or too weak. Unlike the barbaric slave trade... read more
933 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Aug 03, 2010
From the time I first played a slot machine in August of 1976 I was infatuated by the contraption. In July of 1977 I had to drive (alone) from Oakland, California to a place near Denver, Colorado to meet a group of people looking at a potential new... read more
868 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Aug 02, 2010
As I sit here looking out the glass sliding doors I see the two big hummingbird feeders hanging outside. Back when I put up one of these earlier in the summer there was perhaps 2 birds who came to frequent the establishment. Now, as best I could... read more
975 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Aug 01, 2010
We all must be keenly aware of our strengths and our weaknesses. I don't believe God would ask anyone to do something they can't do unless He is going to provide the means to do it. But, I believe that God expects us to use the gifts and... read more
980 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jul 30, 2010
Please allow me to share with you a few of my favorite pictures which hang in prominent places where I am sure to see them daily. Most of these are hanging above or near my desk so I see them constantly. I simply cannot imagine not having these... read more
782 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jul 28, 2010
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 27, 2010
One of the things I love about our Christian faith is the freedom God grants us to make our own decisions regarding what we believe. Unlike some religions where there is no freedom of choice, grace dictates that we have the God given right to make up... read more
990 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jul 26, 2010
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 all... read more
589 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jul 25, 2010
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