Eternal Life

“In the last century, an American tourist paid a visit to a renowned Polish rabbi, Hofetz Chaim. He was astonished to see that the rabbi’s home was only a simple room filled with books, plus a table and a cot. The tourist asked, ‘Rabbi, where is your furniture?’ Hofetz Chaim replied, ‘Where is yours?’The puzzled American asked, ‘Mine? But I’m only a visitor here. I’m only passing through.’ The rabbi replied, ‘So am I.'”*

One day death will knock and what will be our direction? Will you be caught by surprise or will you know your direction. Read the last words of some who were not prepared. Continue reading

Gone the Way of the Tamagotchi

I don’t even know if any of you recognize tamagotchi. It was a little “virtual pet” that you had to feed, play with, and make sure it slept enough otherwise it would die. As you can tell it went everywhere with you. Kids had them attached to their backpacks and perished the thought that their virtual pet would die because they didn’t play with it. What a relief that these poor excuses for entertainment have passed off the scene. I am not sure they are even missed with the iPod and Android devices.
Hmm…Not even missed. While reading my devotions I saw this verse and it grabbed my attention. 2 Chronicles 21:20 “Thirty and two years old was he [Jehoram] when he began to reign, and he reigned in Jerusalem eight years, and departed without being desired.” Continue reading

The Terror of Throttle Lock

I never want to ride a motorcycle again! It happened while I was traveling with a quartet in the mid-Atlantic states. We visited a church and the pastor and his sons enjoyed dirt biking. They invited our group to go with them. Up to that point, I thought motorcycles would be great! They gave us some instructions and I still remember him mentioning throttle lock. This is when your wrist is locked and you are giving the bike a lot of gas. Usually at that point you freak out and either crash, fall off, or die (probably). I was doing just fine, until Continue reading