That my life would reflect God's glory - Jeremiah Griffin - pastor Rockford, Illinois

The Favorite Child

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My wife always says I have a favorite child. I don’t think I do, although one annoys me a little less than others. 🙂 Still I try and be fair however I am easily manipulated by my crazy little girls. Last night we had a MATCH Homeschool Co-Op showcase and four of my kids played music and/or had art and other projects on display. They are all interested in different things and all are unique in my heart. Can you love one kid more than another? I am sure you can. As a…read more

There are but three avenues open to the individual, and “the joy of life” is dependent upon the choice. They are: rebellion, resignation, and reconciliation. –Joseph Fort Newton

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Life in Death

Posted by in Obervations, Scripture

Psalm 116:15 “Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of His saints” There is nothing in life quite like sitting watching a good friend die.  Not pass away, or kick the bucket, or any other way to word it… just to die.  Actually he is still alive while I write this but soon he will be dead.  Well dead here.  It is sad to see him go but at the same time peace and joy knowing that he is going to where I long to be. Home,…read more