Today, America celebrates a much-deserved holiday: Veteran’s Day! A day where all grateful citizens join in expressing our appreciation for all those who have served in our military branches. Those who have courageously fought on the battlefields when and where they have been commanded to do so. In gratitude of those who have served; we express our appreciation for your brave and willing service and say a big thank you! We truly hope that this day and every day you and your families experience our deepest gratitude for something that we could perhaps never repay all the sacrifice. Again, thank you!
It is the individual responsibility of all to build their worldview with values and truth which they have corroborated by true diligence. No one is exempt even if their worldview is a hodge podge of ideas, which is very dangerous, yet, we are all building one. This worldview is the foundation of life and the heritage you will pass on to your loved ones, friends and those in your circle of influence. Symbolically, it is the rudder in your ship of life.
“Insanity can be considered as poor health of the mind, not necessarily of the brain as an organ (although that can affect mental health), but rather refers to defective function of mental processes such as reasoning.” (Wikipedia.org) Insanity has come to America in wide proportions.
Our out-of-control culture is showing serious signs of decay so much more than most people can imagine and it is all due to the fact that we have neglected the good seeds and have allowed poisonous weeds to grow in their place.
What is this phenomenon of prayer? The concept of prayer has always fascinated me. Just to think that all ordinary human beings, righteous and unrighteous, have access to Almighty God any time, day or night, is mind-boggling to me. The thought that God would value us enough to let us address him and come into his presence to talk with us, has got to be the greatest privilege of all. Think about it, he is the ultimate power in all of the universe, and he can make anything happen, providing it is according to his will. Even the negative things he will work for good.
The indications of how out-of-whack our generation is just keeps getting more and more bizarre. The culture of death through abortion on demand is horrific and bloodcurdling enough without so-called “Christians” putting God in the mix as a willing participant and betraying all that he has said about the preciousness of life as stated in the Sixth Commandment and how it should be respected. It clearly states, “You shall not murder.”
The Bible verse above has always disturbed me. Perhaps because it is something I don’t want to admit as being true, or so it seems. Why is it that the God-haters, who reject his knowledge of right living and want to make their own path, like Adam and Eve did, are more shrewd, relentless and tenacious in focusing and achieving their goals than the children of obedience to God’s ways?
Does making something legal make it right? As I unfold this writing, you decide. Abortion on demand was decriminalized in the United States in January 22, 1973 by a Supreme Court decision and it has killed 61,619,057, at the time of this writing according to the website: www.numberofabortions.com. This year alone, 677,062 have been aborted and the count increases every second.
Editor’s Note: The following editorial was originally posted in September 2010; its message is worthy to be revisited especially as we consider the present condition of our nation and how our freedoms are being eroded more and more. A prime example is how the “thought police” is out in full force on academic campuses at all levels in efforts to transform our culture into something unrecognizable. Freedom can only be enjoyed if the true definition is known. That perspective is precisely presented in this editorial for your consideration.
When the foundations of life, that are set by our Creator, are tampered with or ignored in the minds of humans, everything of true meaning in life is lost. The age-old fight against God and the way we are to have a relationship with him to understand life, when rejected, causes the human race to go haywire in every direction and adrift like a ship without a rudder only to crash against a rocky coast and fall apart.