First off, we feel deeply for Mr. Warren the loss of his son. No parent can help but commiserate with him and his family in such a moment.

Mr. Warren continues to tweet, at least, we assume it’s his hand, although it could be one of his associates. Since the tweet is in his name, we’ll not hesitate to enter into a discussion, in spite of his personal situation. Continue reading

We already know the truth, “You must not follow a crowd in doing evil things” Exodus 23.2 NET. We may not yet be as aware of the power of a crowd to sidetrack us from our mission.

The next morning Jesus departed and went to a deserted place. Yet the crowds were seeking him, and they came to him and tried to keep him from leaving them.
Luke 4.42 NET Continue reading

Influence of writingsby J. Randal Matheny © 2011

If no one else remembers me,
Not friends nor even family,
When I am gone and laid to rest,
And having done my worst and best,

May some small child, a curious boy,
On setting aside his favorite toy,
Seek out a word that might inspire,
And find a poem of mine to admire.

If but for a moment he delights
In thoughts of mine to fuel his flights,
To turn the mind benevolent,
Though dead and gone, I’ll be content.


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