When we search out the origin of something we are wanting to discern the nature of that thing. The roots of Halloween go back way further than to the Celts or the Druids of Scotland and Ireland. The specific practices of “Trick or Treat” have come from the superstitions of the people trying to avoid being cursed with bad luck by offering treats of grain or fruits of the harvest to the lazy Druid priests who did not plant or ...Continue Reading →
Are you down, depressed, stuck in a gray day or a rainy day week, or a month of blue-less skies and wish the sun would come out so you could catch up on your draining Vitamin D levels? Is your world filled with the drudgery of the mundane and the disappointment of your dreams crashing all around? Do you feel stuck and trapped inside “these four walls” and want to make a change?
O, here is a thought! Painting your room ...Continue Reading →
What happens to a tea cup when it is hit with a hammer? It shatters! What happens to a fragile little child hit with crisis, trauma, tragedy, abandonment, abuse, divorce, death and rejection? They shatter! The lives of most children are poorly equipped or protected against the lies of the Evil One. Their parents are often more part of the problem than the God given solution. Children are no match for the schemes of the serpent. They play ...Continue Reading →
One of the least painful and most effective ways of swallowing bitter medicine is to take it with a spoonful of sugar. Hiding a lie inside of the truth has always been one of the Enemy’s most effective and often used strategies for getting us to believe the lie.
Truth mixed with error, however, is still error. Believing that part of the truth is the whole truth presents itself as a serious problem in the detection and eradication of the ...Continue Reading →
“If therefore, the light that is in you be darkness,” Jesus said, “how great is that darkness!” (Matt. 6:23). How impenetrable and undetected is that deception. If the “story” that we give credence to and believe to be the correct explanation for the existence of anything – sin, pain, the world, the way it got here, the trouble in my life, my worth and eternal destiny, etc., is wrong, but I do not “see” or comprehend it as wrong, and ...Continue Reading →
Are your blessings from God getting snagged on the razor wire of doubt and cut to ribbons by the clever two edged blade of responsibility and guilt. It is hard to be thankful if you always feel you are getting ripped off.
Many believers are getting pulled into an age old battle between God and the Devil that is holding them back from claiming their rightful inheritance along with its accompanying blessings. Not understanding the legal ramifications of sin and its ...Continue Reading →
Here we are again! Another Halloween when the lawns and landscape of America are strewn with skulls and tombstones and we dress up like ghosts and send our children out to threaten quiet neighborhoods with demonic re-enactments of ancient Druid customs of threatening to put curses on any who would refuse their demands for treats. But for all the additions horror has made to Halloween, the most ...Continue Reading →
[stag_dropcap font_size=”120px” style=”squared”]A[/stag_dropcap]Quick Overview Of The Story: Lucifer sees God’s ultimate affection has gone toward the last two of His creations, a man named Adam and a woman named Eve. He is jealous and green with envy, feeling only contempt for the clay masterpieces that play without a worry in the Garden of God. It seems God had given them everything and it surely was NOT fair! The Devil devises a plan to kidnap them from their pretty little play ground and ...Continue Reading →
It was in the fourteenth generation after the captivity, in the days of Herod the Terrible, that the Christ arrived in Judea. The land and its inhabitants were burdened with Roman taxes and oppressed with Herod’s soldiers. The injustices of the cruel emperors had enslaved them.They saw themselves no different from the many others that had gone before them, another nameless generation that would grovel and fade and pass away, like the field grass that grew on the ground they ...Continue Reading →