Don’t Be Distracted

In this season, awaiting Christmas, there may be a time when you stop and wonder. In that quiet time of reflection when the distraction level allows your heart to communicate with your brain, you may ask “what is this celebration all about?” It seems that the real meaning of Christmas is continuously out of reach. … Continue reading Don’t Be Distracted

M is for Messiah

The best way to honor the celebration of Christmas is to contemplate the reality of the fulfillment of ancient prophecy. In the history of Gods people as recorded in the Old Testament, the focal point of prophets and dreamers, hopeful leaders and humble servants, was the promise. God spoke this promise to Adam and Eve … Continue reading M is for Messiah

L is for Love

Of all the concepts known to man, love is the most mysterious most powerful and most misunderstood. It is often mimicked and maligned and many are seduced by its counterfeit cousins' lust and desire.  The Bible describes the love of God this way: “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not … Continue reading L is for Love

Chasing Christmas

What is it about Christmas that eludes me? Is it something beyond my grasp, an emotion, a sense of completion or arrival or fulfillment? I know after many years of experience it is not a material thing. Perhaps it’s not an emotional thing either. Emotions can be manipulated. But there are times when the environment … Continue reading Chasing Christmas

I is for Infiltrate

Following my wife’s suggestion, I have been making the deliberate attempt to taste my food before habitually adding salt to it. Salt has always been a valuable part of our diet and necessary for survival. I have always appreciated the value of both physical and spiritual salt. In biblical times salt was a valuable commodity … Continue reading I is for Infiltrate

H is for Hope

The tumultuous events in the US and worldwide punctuated by the eclipse draw us to reflect on prophecy as reminders of the hope we share as believers.

Department of Weights and Measures and Truth

by Maurice M Hebert   As I stood in the checkout line adjusting the goods I had purchased in my carry box, a young man excused himself passing through to gain access to the measuring scale behind the counter. He carried a modest size box a bit larger than a shoe box. It was bound … Continue reading Department of Weights and Measures and Truth

Review of “La La Land” or The Heartbreak of Fulfilling Your Dreams without Love

  by Maurice M Hebert I typically do not write reviews for films. However, I do tend to examine the film and try to sieve out the overall message that it is trying to convey. A good story has a message that is made clear as it unfolds. The message I understood from the movie … Continue reading Review of “La La Land” or The Heartbreak of Fulfilling Your Dreams without Love

F is for Faith

What is Faith? Faith is the personal and active expression of what we believe is true, it is trust and hope in the physical and/or the invisible based upon reason and knowledge. Our faith experience begins at birth. We bond with our parents, mother first and then our father. Being so dependent and having little … Continue reading F is for Faith

D is For Determinism

Determinism is the idea that events unfold in a predetermined systematic consequential way that is beyond our control. Some call it fate or destiny, others karma and some God’s will. The CARM ministry web site defines Determinism as "the philosophical view that every event in the universe is caused and controlled by natural laws. This … Continue reading D is For Determinism