Blog Archive: Kirk M

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

When we were children we constantly asked what we wanted to be when we grew up. For many, the answer mirrored a television show we may have just watched or what we learned in school. For many, the answer was to follow in their parents or older... read more
1018 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 16, 2009
Last fall, we paid our neighbors” (they live nearly ¾ mile from us) to cut, bale and put up in the barn over 250 bales of hay. The father and four sons did all the work and they were done in a couple of hours. The point of telling you this... read more
1061 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 15, 2009
We all have heard great pearls of wisdom out of the mouth of babes”, but there is a wealth of wisdom which can be learned from those who have lived many years in this life. Following is a reprint of a column written by Regina Brett of The Plain... read more
841 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jun 13, 2009
Did you know that one of the wealthiest men in the world once offered to pay every penny he had to be healed of an incurable disease? Did you know that man died shortly thereafter still owning all his money for his healing could not be purchased at... read more
527 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 12, 2009
For the past three days, I have found a song running through my heart and mind throughout the day. Whereas some may have this happen all the time, for me it is quite unusual, especially when the song was popular 2530 years ago. The first time I heard... read more
818 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jun 11, 2009
Sometime in the fall of 1979 I was asked to share God’s Word at a meeting at someone’s home in rural eastern Mississippi. I had met the girl responsible for organizing this function a few weeks earlier and being the highly enthusiastic... read more
989 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 10, 2009
Don’t get me wrong, I am an extremely thankful person. I daily thank God for the simple yet beautiful life He has allowed me to live. I daily thank God for the beautiful and loving wife He has allowed me to share this life with. I daily thank... read more
965 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 09, 2009
The poets and songwriters speak of love being a many splendid things. To the average person, love is candlelit dinners, roses and physical activities. But, is that the way God’s love is to be viewed? If you want to know what love is from... read more
845 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jun 08, 2009
As some of you know, the epistle of I John holds a very dear place in my heart. The first time I ever read the Bible on my own, what I read was I John chapter 4. For over a year, that was all I needed to read to be blessed. The reason I John is so... read more
893 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jun 07, 2009
I have always love geography. In fact, when I was thinking about finally going to college back in 1994 I was going to major in geography. Well, things didn’t work out for me to take any classes on the subject, so just like meteorology; this... read more
633 words · ~2 minutes to read · published Jun 05, 2009
Last night, in our nightly one hour of recorded television we watch, we were treated to a couple of Family Feuds” made in 1976 and 1977. Watching Richard Dawson constantly kiss the pretty women and seeing men in leisure suits made me realize how... read more
988 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 05, 2009
There are times is this life when we enjoy the company of friends with no thoughts of ever being alone. There are other times when all those friends forsake us and we struggle to find even one true friend. There are times in this life when material... read more
1002 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 04, 2009
Abraham Lincoln once said; I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.” I believe Mr. Lincoln was one very wise man. I believe the heart behind this statement is simply that it takes a much bigger man to forgive than... read more
1057 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 03, 2009
There are certain promises in God’s Word which need to be engraved upon our hearts and minds. These promises form the spiritual backbone of our being that allow us to endure hardships and maintain total faith in God no matter what the... read more
1047 words · ~4 minutes to read · published Jun 02, 2009
It is difficult, if not impossible to try and make sense of what took place in a church in Wichita, Kansas yesterday. Every conservative Christian’s enemy, Dr. Tiller was shot dead while serving as an usher at his church. There will be, no... read more
916 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jun 01, 2009
As much as I would love for this blog to be a parody or humorous; it is neither. Saturday night we had a murder here on our property. That is right, a cold blooded and calculated murder claimed the last rooster we had left in our chicken coop. When I... read more
706 words · ~3 minutes to read · published Jun 01, 2009
context, Context, CONTEXT! Perhaps the greatest error people make when reading and trying to understand the Word of God is CONTEXT. Words, phrases and verses taken out of context throw open the door to misunderstandings and entirely wrong views about... read more
853 words · ~3 minutes to read · published May 31, 2009
I woke up t morning with the refrain of this song running through my mind. Off and on I would try to remember what song it was, and finally I tracked it down. It is amazing since I have probably sung this great hymn hundreds of times in my life. So,... read more
549 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 30, 2009
Time for a little test to see if you are going to graduate: 1.If you are a child living at home and you parents tell you to clean your room; what should you do? a.Nothing for they are just” your parents b.Pick up one pair of dirty socks and... read more
750 words · ~3 minutes to read · published May 29, 2009
Whether the following story out of San Diego, California is an aberration or an omen of things to come; either way it is troubling to say the least. Please take a moment and read this news story if you would: Having come out of a ministry which... read more
506 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 28, 2009
What are your addictions? Come on now, we all have them. An addiction is defined as "devotiongreat interest in a particular thing to which a lot of time is devoted". Still believe you have no addictions? Those things we are addicted to run... read more
958 words · ~4 minutes to read · published May 28, 2009
As Moses began his final instructions to the children of Israel found in the Book of Deuteronomy; being the prophet that he was, he had some very unsettling words to say concerning what laid ahead in Deuteronomy chapter 4. Reading from the NLT, look... read more
924 words · ~4 minutes to read · published May 27, 2009
Let's see a show of hands: HOW MANY OF YOU HAVE A PAY PAL ACCOUNT? HOW MANY OF YOU HAVE A CREDIT CARD? HOW MANY OF YOU HAVE A CHECKING ACCOUNT? I would venture to say most of you raised your hand to at least one, if not all three of these... read more
787 words · ~3 minutes to read · published May 26, 2009
Does going to church make one a Christian? One of our few neighbors sells insurance for a living in our small county. Occasionally he goes to church on Sunday morning. As he told me once, he does so to check in with his older clients there. Thus,... read more
589 words · ~2 minutes to read · published May 25, 2009
The year is 1909. One hundred years ago. What a difference a century makes! Here are some statistics for the year 1909. My "commentary" is marked with : The average life expectancy was 47 years. Only 14 percent of the homes had a bathtub.... read more
882 words · ~3 minutes to read · published May 24, 2009
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