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Endure Patiently

We live in a world where there is little patience and virtually no patient endurance. Take a drive on any highway in this country or others, and you will soon agree that patience is replaced with impatience. Cars rushing about, speeding, and cutting you off, and always in a hurry to get somewhere. Rarely do you arrive relaxed and free of stress. Fast food was developed and has become successful because people are unwilling to take the time to sit down and eat. Sit-down restaurants are also successful, with waiting lines seven days a week because people are unwilling to take the time to prepare a meal. In a fast-paced world where everything is expected yesterday, it’s a paradox because lines get longer, the number of prompts increase while you are on hold, and the daily commute becomes intolerable. We live in a very impatient world. Continue reading Endure Patiently

The Greatest Christmas Ever

What makes your Christmas great? As a young boy our Christmas was always a very special time of the year. There are fond memories of decorating our tree with tinsel, garland, and bright lights. The sheer excitement of Santa Claus coming with his bag of toys had us counting sheep and praying to God let me get to sleep. The next morning the eggnog and cookies we left for Santa were always gone and along with my sleepy eyed brother and sisters we all made a mad dash to the Christmas tree. For a child our hearts were full of joy to discover that everything we wished for made its way under the tree and into a fun filled day. But things were not always financially solvent in the Blair household. We had times of plenty and times of scarcity. Continue reading The Greatest Christmas Ever

Suffering for Christ

Why must we suffer for Christ? As we fast approach the end of days this is one question you want answered. The Bible says, “For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on … Continue reading Suffering for Christ