2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 25,000 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 9 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

TIM TEBOW.

I know everyone is talking about Tim Tebow a lot lately, myself included, but I just came across this video and had to show it. Ever wonder what Tebow is actually saying on the field in the middle of the game? Watch this video! It’s amazing!

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Hey friends, I have a favor to ask of you…

I’m trying to help out a friend. This is a contest for a large grant! The program rescues girls in the U.S. out of human trafficking. (My friend is actually going to Las Vegas in May to work with this program called F.R.E.E. International) Please take 5 seconds to vote for this charity which will help the thousands of young American girls who are still sold into slavery each year. And spread the word! Thanks and God bless!

-Seth

http://www.refresheverything.com/soap-outreach

Dear Occupy Wall Street

By Dave Ramsey

“I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore!” Yeah, that’s great. But what do you want? What are your goals? What are your demands? What result are you looking for?

The beauty of being vague is that anyone who has any emotion can get caught up in the excitement and join your crusade. They’ll just get mad at something and assume that you’re both mad about the same thing. Put a few hundred of these people together, and boom. You’ve got a crowd, a headline and a lot of attention … but no message.

A lot of people on Twitter are saying I totally agree with the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) demands and goals. The only problem is that I have no idea what their demands and goals are. And neither does anyone else. If all you ever do is stomp [Read more…]

God is not concerned…

God is not concerned what kind of car you drove,

He’s concerned with how many people you drove who didn’t have transportation.

God is not concerned about the square footage of your house,

He’s interested in how many people you welcomed into your home.

God is not concerned about the clothes you had in your closet,

He’s concerned with how many you helped to clothe.

God is not concerned about how big your salary is,

He’s concerned about whether you compromised your character to obtain it.

God is not concerned about what your job title is,

He’s concerned about whether you performed your job to the best of your ability.

God is not concerned about how many friends you had,

He’s concerned about how many people to whom you were a friend.

God is not concerned about what neighborhood you lived,

He’s concerned about how you treat your neighbors.

God is not concerned about the color of your skin,

He cares about the content of your character.

The Social Costs of Pornography

The Social Costs of Pornography

By Sean McDowell

 

Pornography is tearing apart the fabric of our society. You may think this is an overstatement. After reading,“The Social Costs of Pornography” by the Witherspoon Institute, I think it may be an understatement.

In 2008, the Witherspoon Institute sponsored the first multidisciplinary exploration of the social costs of pornography. Scholars from various fields including philosophy, psychology, and medicine were included in the forum. Every major shade of religious belief was represented, including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, agnosticism, and atheism. And both the left and right in American politics were present. They all agreed that there is a substantial multidimensional, empirical record of the harms pornography brings to society. Obviously, such agreement is rare.

Today’s pornography is different from any in the past in three [Read more…]

Amazing quotes that can change your life.

GOD

God is an artist. – Pablo Picasso

I would rather walk with God in the dark than go alone in the light. – Mary Gardiner Brainard

We are never defeated unless we give up on God. – Ronald Reagan

God loves each of us as if there were only one of us. – St. Augustine

God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars. – Martin Luther

I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn’t need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about? – Henry Ford

My arms are too short to box with God. – Johnny Cash

For the Lord your God is a merciful God. – Moses

Behind me and before me is God and I have no fears. – Helen Keller

Some of God’s greatest gifts are unanswered prayers. – Garth Brooks

We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking, only to learn that it is God who is shaking them. – Charles West

If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex? – Art Hoppe

A Mighty Fortress is our God. – Martin Luther

If God had a refrigerator, your picture would be on it. If He had a wallet, your photo would be in it. He sends you flowers every spring and a sunrise every morning… Face it, friend. He is crazy about you! – Max Lucado

God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with. – Billy Graham

What we are is God’s gift to us. What we become is our gift to God. – Eleanor Powell

One of the most wonderful things about knowing God is that there’s always so much more to know, so much more to discover. – Joni Eareckson Tada

God loves us the way we are, but too much to leave us that way. – Leighton Ford

God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, “I love you.” – Billy Graham

When the solution is simple, God is answering. – Albert Einstein

Where there is music, God is always at hand with His gracious presence. – Johannes Sebastian Bach

Every evening I turn my worries over to God. He’s going to be up all night anyway. – Mary C. Crowley 

It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible. – George Washington

I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much. – Mother Teresa

A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell. – C.S. Lewis

If God is for us, who can be against us? – The Apostle Paul

Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. – James

Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right. – Abraham Lincoln

I could prove God statistically. – George Gallop

There is a God-shaped vacuum in every heart. – Blaise Pascal

God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks to us in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: It is His megaphone to rouse a deaf world. – C.S. Lewis