Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

Please indulge me as I purge my thoughts and conscience on a subject that tends to throw me for a loop many times. I pray that this is not looked upon as a plea for help or sympathy. I am just in need of sharing my heart. I contacted via email a very... read more
565 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 28, 2010
If tomorrow a person approached you with a magic wand and said if he waved it you could have any one thing you wanted; what would you choose? 1.1,000,000,000 dollars (or some huge amount) would of course be the most common answer. Somehow people... read more
532 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 26, 2010
I wish I could verify that after a certain number of years serving the Lord we reach a point where we no longer have any problems and we cruise through life with nary a speed bump to slow us down. Unfortunately this is not the case. For some of us, we... read more
525 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 24, 2010
How much is enough? This is one of those questions which of course has no definitive answer. What is too much for one is not enough for another. What is plenty for one leaves much to be made up for with another. Quite honestly, none of us has the... read more
580 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 24, 2010
Please read the following paragraph and take note of your response: Everything within me wants to scream out in frustration. All around me I see nothing but pressure, pain and a constant parade of negatives. It seems at times that there is nothing... read more
544 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 23, 2010
Jesus made it crystal clear that if someone slaps you on one side of the face, you are to turn your head so they can slap the other side also. There is no room in the Christian walk for the silly retaliation games the world is so fond of. We must grow... read more
569 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 22, 2010
Any time a group of people with differing backgrounds, teachings, experiences and beliefs get together there is bound to be points that generate disagreements and even animosity. A real and genuine group will work through those difficulties and come... read more
457 words · ~1 minute to read · published Feb 19, 2010
Very simply put, the daily conflict we all face comes down to the decision to accept what God says on and through faith or take what we can see, smell, taste, hear and touch with our 5 senses. That which God says is backed by trust in Him and in... read more
627 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 17, 2010
On one side you have the truth and on the other the lie. Every day and in every situation that arises there is a great conflict within us as we must choose whether we will believe that which is true or that which is promoted by the father of lies.... read more
515 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 17, 2010
The average salary for an NFL player is 1.4 million dollars per year. That is quite a bit of money to pay a 300 pound guy to wear a funny uniform and hit other guys. The average salary for an NHL (hockey) player is 1.8 million dollars per year. That... read more
705 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Feb 16, 2010
This is not an easy subject to write about, but one I feel is important nonetheless. The Bible says in Romans 12:10:  Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another. We all have a... read more
898 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Feb 15, 2010
I was sitting in a room with about ten other young men in 1985 receiving the final stages of our training. I had talked my way into a job selling equipment to convenience stores like hot dog warmers and ice machines. To me, it was a dream job even if... read more
792 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Feb 12, 2010
In the Greek numeric system, the letter omega represents 800. The one and only place this word is used in the Bible is found in Revelation 22:13 where it says:  I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the... read more
501 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 11, 2010
In the past, I used to enjoy reading about explorers. I was, and still am intrigued by the incredible hardships and sacrifice men endured in their quest to be the first to reach one of earth's poles or highest mountains. One of the books that had... read more
692 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Feb 10, 2010
I was talking at length this evening to a person who is trying to find a nursing home for her elderly mother. Although we have never met, she and her husband are regular customers where my wife works and are wonderful and very caring people. She is a... read more
714 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Feb 09, 2010
A certain former President of these United States once famously said in response to the poverty and prejudice he saw among so many people; I feel your pain. From that one statement, Bill Clinton became the sweetheart of the downtrodden and especially... read more
921 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Feb 08, 2010
While most of the United States is looking toward Miami for football reasons today and NASCAR next Sunday; my heart looks at a little known story from that area that will surely get NO attention from the media. Oh my heart aches for the shallowness of... read more
281 words · ~1 minute to read · published Feb 07, 2010
When all of the fluff is blown away and the stark reality of a situation is exposed, that is when we are able to find out what a person is really made of and what kind of a person they really are. It has been said that cracks show up under pressure,... read more
523 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 06, 2010
 Power tends to corrupt; absolute power corrupts absolutely. The statement was made by Lord Acton, a British historian who lived around 1900. The basic understanding of this phrase is that a person's sense of morality... read more
1075 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Feb 04, 2010
As the poets say; love is a many splendid things. This is true not only of the love a man has for a woman and a woman for a man, but love in general. There is nothing in this life any greater or more important than love, and specifically the love of... read more
783 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Feb 03, 2010
Do you know what the word integrity means? Very simply, the word meansthe quality of possessing and steadfastly adhering to high moral principles or professional standards. Obviously the opposite of integrity is compromise. We live in a world that... read more
624 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 02, 2010
I wanted to take this time to ask this illustrious body of believers to pray for me yet one more time. On Wednesday, February 3rd at about 10:00 am (Central Time) I will undergo what I am praying will be the last cardiac procedure for awhile. Unlike... read more
513 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Feb 01, 2010
On Christmas Eve we let our dog Sheba out and much to our surprise there was another dog in the yard. It was very cold outside and so was the dog. He was obviously a young dog but was skin and bones. We introduced him to the empty doghouse in the... read more
496 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 31, 2010
Most experts advocate that people are motivated by either pain or pleasure. Pain motivates them to run AWAY and pleasure motivates them to move TOWARD. This is true, and these two things certainly would make any list of great motivators, but there are... read more
707 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jan 29, 2010
I was thinking the other day about dogs, us and God. Some people only consider a dog good if it can hunt, guard or lead the blind or disabled. But, the vast majority of dogs (and to a certain extent cats also) are nothing more than companions. In... read more
605 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jan 28, 2010
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