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I recently heard someone say "I want to be a better person." It made me think, "What would make ME a better person?" I'm not talking about superficial things like losing weight or exercising more... you know, the typical New Year's resolution. I'm talking about "what changes could I make, SHOULD I make, to better reflect the life of Christ?"
We have a cousin whose birthday falls around Christmas Day, and his day can easily get lost in the shuffle of the holiday season. Ironically, it's actually easy for the birth of our Savior to get lost in the shuffle of the holiday season!
Because we tend to listen to radio when we are by ourselves, it's easy to forget that radio has the power to reach thousands of people every day. Think about it, while you may be driving alone in your car and listening to WIVH, the person passing you in the other direction could be listening to exactly the same program at the same time! The gospel message, the song that is encouraging you, the story that is bringing tears to your eyes–it may be doing the same to someone else at exactly the same time!
What is your go-to verse? The one you find yourself quoting the most? For us, we have a family verse, Deuteronomy 6:4-9: "Love the Lord your God...teach [these words] diligently to your children." My personal verse (Tim) is Isaiah 40:31, "They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength..." But the verse I find myself quoting the most to myself, my family, and those around me is...
It’s time for a new school year, and some new music here on WRGN. Pay attention... there WILL be a quiz. 😉
Fear. Despair. Hopelessness. The words themselves can fill the heart and mind with a sense of impending doom. As we look at the situations around us at home and abroad, it could be easy to succumb to the negative thoughts that could easily overwhelm us. So how do we overcome those thoughts without a "stick your head in the sand" mentality?