Dr. Ben Carson’s excellent speech at the Values Voter Summit 2013.
The Way of the Righteous and the Wicked 1 Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; 2 but his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night. 3 He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its … Continue reading “Meditating on Psalm 1”
Kris actually hit some targets! In January I picked up a Mossberg 500 and finally got a chance to shoot it this weekend. Dave & Melody (and their puppy) came along and showed us a great shooting spot not too far out of town. This was Kris’s first time firing a gun and she … Continue reading “Mossberg 500 Shotgun”
Here is an estimated breakdown of how people will die in the United States this year. Death by a person controlling a gun: 31,000 Death by Car Accident: 32,000 Death by Suicide: 38,000 Death by Influenza and Pneumonia: 50,000 Death by Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis: 50,000 Death by Diabetes: 69,000 Death by Alzheimer’s: 83,000 Death by Accidents: … Continue reading “Perspective on Gun Deaths”
Last Sunday our Scripture Reading was Psalm 23, it is a solemn reminder that we constantly live with death. There isn’t a second of relief from the possibility of loved ones or ourselves dying at any moment. But it also is a comforting passage, as Christians we are comforted by Jesus Christ. Because of Christ’s … Continue reading “23rd Day of Advent”
Current U.S. Debt: $16,800,000,000,000 (as of 4/7/2013)  Earlier this week I calculated out how much national debt we have per employed person (155,500,000 employed people as of Feb 2013 ) in the U.S.: $108,039. Add in the all the state and local government debt  and it’s $115,756 per working person. I have a … Continue reading “My Plan to Pay Off the United States Debt”
My readers from California will spot the irony in this… Over 73,000 Signers Support German Homeschooling Parents in Danger of Deportation Christian family seeking asylum; Obama wants to deport. Here’s a German family, the Romeikes, that believe in homeschooling their children, but in Germany that means jail-time and their children will probably be taken away. … Continue reading “Christian Homeschooling Parents in Danger of Deportation: You Can Help”