The Roman Poet Horace coined the phrase, carpe diem, seize the day. He wanted to urge someone to make the most of the present-day and give little thought to the future. Scripture encourages the same message in Matthew 6:34 NLT So don’t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today’s trouble is enough for today. This brings to mind an old hymn of the church that says, “I don’t know about tomorrow but I know who holds my hand.” Seize the day! In 2020, it
My mother has been known for her cooking skills at the churches she has attended. She gets requests for a specific dishes from time to time. Today I cooked chicken spaghetti, a recipe in a cook book she wrote and it turned out amazing. I’m glad she produced a cook book of our family favorites that we can enjoy as we remember meals around our dinner table.
Later I read an email from a friend that blessed my day. I hope the humor in my response made her smile.
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From time to time we bring ministers from Kenya to speak at churches and mission conventions in America. On one such occasion, J.R. invited Wachira Karani, a District Superintendent from Nyeri, Kenya.
He did a wonderful job speaking and fundraising for Kenyan projects at the services that were scheduled.
One afternoon Pastor Karani and J.R. returned from a trip to purchase some microphones to be used in Good News Crusades. Our Kenyan friend came in my kitchen and said, “M