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“The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” Henry David Thoreau deftly identified humanity’s heartache, his need. Still today, many seem trapped in a fog of darkness, shallow, pointless groping. . .mired in external trials, endless complaining . . . little depth of soul. . . lacking inner peace, inner joy to share with the needy. Jesus’ remedy: “I came that they might have life, and might have it abundantly.” (John 10.10 NAS).
Thoreau said that most people live lives of quiet desperation. Agree? I recall a departed loved one who seemed to typify this. Hers for years was a joyless existence. She not only worried about herself but imported other needless worries. … Continue reading
courtesy: goodfreephotos.com Do you have a private garden? A retreat? We need a quiet pool of tranquility when the storms of the hour beat upon us. For General George Washington it seemingly was his home, Mount Vernon. Even as he … Continue reading
courtesy: goodfreephotos.com The enemy can whisper: “It’s true what your father said to you, You are a no good loser, a failure. You will never amount to any thing. Dad doesn’t love you.” Do you believe that? Is the … Continue reading
I don’t need temporary bling. I know the eternal King! I’ll get by on veggies or spam. I know the great I AM. I don’t need to run back alleys. I know the Lily of the Valley. He helped … Continue reading