Archive for October, 2012

October 31, 2012

Here a Fork, There a Fork…

by Lester Young

If you’re a born-again believer, you’ve undoubtedly faced a situation – or a hundred of them – that makes you feel like throwing up your hands (and not in praise) because you just don’t know what to do. We all have. That moment of complete and utter indecision is a very critical time in the life and growth of every Christian. Even though you

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October 29, 2012

Re-blog: “In the Waiting Room…”

by Lester Young

I found these words of wisdom in ‘Joseyphina’s World.’ They helped me tremendously…I think you’ll like them, too. Much thanks and appreciation to their author, Joseyphine Amoako.

Joseyphina's World

Whenever you send an injured loved one to the hospital and you are asked to wait outside the intensive care unit, it must be a very frustrating experience. Every silent second seems like a very long hour. Anxiety begins to rise with every pace you make in the waiting room. All kinds of thoughts begin to invade your mind when no one seems to open your mind to tell you what’s going on. Then you begin to wonder, what would happen if I just open the door and take a peek? I know I am not supposed to but nothing would happen if I do, right?

Hospitals are not the only places we are asked to wait outside. God makes us wait too.

Waiting is the simplest but yet the hardest order to follow.

Don’t do anything; just wait. But as human as we are, we don’t want to find…

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October 24, 2012

A Sworn Oath

by Lester Young

It’s a shame to say it, but most of us don’t have much of a clue just what a “sworn oath” is really all about. Oh, we could ‘clinically’ define it well enough, but what it really means at the deepest levels has largely been lost to our society today. I honestly don’t think we’re any more than three generations removed from this saying still having real relevance: “A man’s word is his bond.” Yet, today, the average ‘contract’ is esteemed to be about as worthless as the paper it’s printed on – and is it any wonder, when the first page of ‘covenants’ (promises) is quickly followed by eight- to ten pages of why and under what circumstances “we won’t do what we just promised you we would” on Page 1.

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