As I sit here in my room above the US Vets program in Las Vegas on this 4th of July I am listening to some very patriotic music by a variety of military bands. I am very thankful that the good Lord allowed me to be a citizen of this great nation, where at least I know that I am free to be all that God intended me to be. I don’t need anyone else to tell me how to live my life or what to believe. I follow my God given conscience of what is right and what is wrong (see Rom. Chapter One).
Well, I don’t feel like ranting much today so I’m going to go and enjoy my 4th. They are having a BBQ downstairs today to feed the homeless. If anyone can make a small donation to US VETS it would be greatly appreciated. Mention me in your prayers. Happy 4th to you all. Love: Mike 😁
Sitting here thinking about all the good and caring people in the world. With all the evil that the news media is always portraying it’s sometimes difficult to realize that the vast majority of people in this world are basically good people. Most people regardless of their ideology want the same things in life, i.e. food, shelter, safe home for their children etc. The truly evil people, like mass murderers are a very small minority.
During my time as a Homeless person most people that I met seemed to be kinda apathetic to the suffering around them. They are probably wrapped up in their own thoughts and problems. I know that before I became homeless I never really noticed Homeless People. I supposed they existed same as they do today, I just never saw them.
I could tell many stories of how kind people were to me when I was living on the streets. The many instances when I woke up in a doorway and someone had left me some food and money while I was sleeping. There are also many Christian agencies that provide physical as well as spiritual services to the Homeless. Such as the Church group that provided lunch to the Veterans here at US Vets today. One of my favorite radio programs is “Unshackled” from the Pacific Garden Mission in Chicago. They tell of how Jesus can and does change lives.
I’m in the process of putting together my testimonial website in the hope that it’ll be a blessing to other people who have been through similar situations as myself. Plus website design is kinda a hobby of mine so I’m also getting some satisfaction out of the project. So stay tuned for the announcement of its launch. Hopefully soon, if I don’t get lazy and procrastinate. Another of my shortcomings.
Well, I’ll be saying, “Good Bye” for now. May the Lord continue to bless you and your families. Especially all you Fathers tomorrow on Father’s Day. My father went home to be with the Lord several years ago and I still miss him. Also because of my previous lifestyle I’ve missed out on the pleasures of fatherhood or being a grandfather. 🐸
I came across another article in “Lifehack” titled “Love Can Change the World: 6 Ways to Make a Difference in Your Community.” Check it out! If everyone could do just their little bit, this would be a much better world.
One of the greatest chapters in the Bible. I wish and pray that more people would take to heart the message of Corinthians chapter 13. This would be a much more beautiful world.
Much of the time I feel very lonely (for human companionship), but I know that I am never truly alone.
Remember and pray for our nation and world. Especially in the coming year as we have a Presidential election. That God will give us Godly leaders. How much longer will God be patient? Come quickly, Lord Jesus, and exercise your righteous judgement on a evil and sinful world.
This is the very best gift that any of us can receive not only at Christmas, but at any time. All that a person needs to do is accept the free gift and thank God for it. Why do so many people refuse this gift? (I know, a rhetorical question.)
HAPPY THANKSGIVING to all my family, friends and cyber followers (friends) during this blessed season. “Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, And into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His name.” (Psalm 100:4)
There is so much hatred and evil in the world that we need to be grateful for the many blessings that God has given us. He is a very patient God. Nevertheless: “Come Lord Jesus! Yes, come quickly!”