Tag: Family

A Gift of God’s Grace – A Wish Granted

Having become perfect in a short while, he reached the fullness of a long career; for his soul was pleasing to the LORD, therefore he sped him out of the midst of wickedness. (Wisdom 4:13-14) The now quiet old man has grown accustomed to the deepening heat of spring that has accompanied him throughout the

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Be Watchful! Prepare for the Coming of Christ.

What I say to you, I say to all: ‘Watch!’” (Mark 13:37) With the passing of the Thanksgiving holiday all eyes turn toward Christmas. Here in South Louisiana, the climate drifts from damp and dreary to cool and crisp and then back again. Bright rose colored camellias will come to life very need the halfway

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I Am Thankful For…

Give thanks to the LORD, who is good, whose love endures forever; (1 Chronicles 16:34) As we look to our future, we can look to our past and current times in order to find much for which to be thankful. If we open our hearts, we can find hope in all things. I am thankful

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Fatherhood – The Christian Responsibility to Send Faithful, Strong, Independent and Hard Working Children into the World.

Fatherhood – The Christian Responsibility to Send Faithful, Strong, Independent and Hard Working Children into the World. Men, we need to revive the honor of fatherhood in western society. Without the essential element of fatherhood society is lost. Today’s post is a follow-up to a past post on fatherhood titled, “The West Has Daddy Issues!”

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The West Has Daddy Issues!

The godly walk with integrity; blessed are their children who follow them. (Proverbs 20:7) A child’s natural inclination is to follow in the footsteps of their father. They are drawn to the strength and security of a father whose goal in life is to protect and serve his family. In the absence of the solid

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Hurricanes Harvey and Katrina

Today is the twelfth anniversary of hurricane Katrina.  In the aftermath of Katrina hundreds of thousands of lives were changed forever. Now we look to the people of Houston, Corpus Christi, Rockport and other towns in Texas whose lives are now changed forever. The effect without reliance on God and the helping hand of His

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Heroic Parenting 

Almost everything we know about parenting we have learned from our parents. Almost everything our children will know about parenting they will learn from us. One look at the reaction of young adults at campuses across the country in the last several months and most reasonable people can come to the conclusion that we have

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Humility – The Path to Heaven 

"The greatest among you must be your servant. Whoever exalts himself will be humbled; but whoever humbles himself will be exalted." (Matthew 23:11-12) Pray Lord, King of Kings, Creator of all, Dash my pride on the rocks of life. Humble shall I walk into Your place of rest. Lord, help me change the world by

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The Weight of Our Sin

There are times in our lives when we suffer under the weight of our sin. Collectively and individually we suffer. We see society suffering under the heavy cross of our sins. We see our friends, family and people everywhere suffering under the weight of sin. Today's gospel offers a powerful recognition of this suffering. For

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