Cause to Pause

Today’s Bible Reading (from Biblegateway.com): Genesis 39-40; Matthew 11 Friday’s: Genesis 41-42; Matthew 12:1-23   Saturday’s: Genesis 43-45; Matthew 12:24-50 Sunday’s: Genesis 46-48; Matthew 13:1-30  Monday’s: Genesis 49-50; Matthew 13:31-58 Outside of the Bible, Jeanne Calment holds the world’s record for length of life. She died in France during 1997 at the age of 122. […]

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Cause to Pause

Today’s Bible Reading (from Biblegateway.com): Genesis 33-35; Matthew 10:1-20 Wednesday’s: Genesis 36-38; Matthew 10:21-42 Artists like Michelangelo painted enormous murals during the Renaissance using a very particular method. Wet plaster was the best medium to absorb the desired colors, so they only plastered the section to be painted that day. The area of wet plaster […]

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Today’s Bible Reading (from Biblegateway.com): Genesis 23-24; Matthew 7 Friday’s: Genesis 25-26; Matthew 8:1-17 Saturday’s: Genesis 27-28; Matthew 8:18-34 Sunday’s: Genesis 29-30; Matthew 9:1-17 Monday’s: Genesis 31-32; Matthew 9:18-38 Robert Emmons, at the University of California, Davis, pioneered research on the benefits of positive thinking. He’s said, “Gratitude is never so important as during those […]

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Cause to Pause

Today’s Bible Reading (from Biblegateway.com): Genesis 18-19; Matthew 6:1-18 Wednesday’s: Genesis 20-22; Matthew 6:19-34 Marie Armenia wrote a wonderful piece about marriage in her column “No Laughing Matter.” The article noted some struggles she and her husband had in the early years of marriage over the issue of bananas. She liked to keep the bananas […]

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Cause to Pause

Today’s Bible Reading (from Biblegateway.com): Genesis 4-6; Matthew 2 Friday’s: Genesis 7-9; Matthew 3 Saturday’s: Genesis 10-12; Matthew 4 Sunday’s: Genesis 13-15; Matthew 5:1-26 Monday’s: Genesis 16-17; Matthew 5:27-48 Ben Crane has played on the PGA Tour for over 15 years. While playing at Torrey Pines in 2016, he made what commentators called the “golf […]

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Cause to Pause

Today’s Bible Reading (from Biblegateway.com): Malachi 1-4; Revelation 22 Wednesday’s: Genesis 1-3; Matthew 1 The 5-Second Rule is the gold standard for determining whether or not a dropped piece of food can be salvaged and eaten. Popularity of this cultural belief led Donald Schaffner to research and publish a scientific study on the matter, and […]

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Today’s Bible Reading (from Biblegateway.com): Haggai 1-2; Revelation 17 Friday’s: Zechariah 1-4; Revelation 18         Saturday’s: Zechariah 5-8; Revelation 19 Sunday’s: Zechariah 9-12; Revelation 20     Monday’s: Zechariah 13-14; Revelation 21 As WWII began, the British government distributed posters to encourage resolve among their countrymen. The first series of posters went out in September 1939 and […]

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Today’s Bible Reading (from Biblegateway.com): Habakkuk 1-3; Revelation 15 Wednesday’s: Zephaniah 1-3; Revelation 16 The Chinese government has given new meaning to that old familiar “naughty and nice” idea. A document released in September 2016 detailed plans for monitoring citizens’ behavior with technology so that each person will receive a “social credit score.” A credit […]

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Cause to Pause

Today’s Bible Reading (from Biblegateway.com): Jonah 1-4; Revelation 10 Friday’s: Micah 1-3; Revelation 11 Saturday’s: Micah 4-5; Revelation 12 Sunday’s: Micah 6-7; Revelation 13 Monday’s: Nahum 1-3; Revelation 14 Determined to correct the world of its vices, Alice scolded a man for smoking and asked, “How much do you spend on cigarettes each day?” Although […]

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Reflections On Our Life in Jesus Christ

Today’s Bible Reading (from Biblegateway.com): Ezekiel 27-29; 1 Peter 3 Wednesday’s: Ezekiel 30-32; 1 Peter 4 Wishing and praying that your family and you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!  May God continue to bless us as He has done so abundantly this past year.  This C2P will be the last one sent until our return from […]

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Ron (RD) Luker

Ron (RD) and Helen Luker had been married since 1957 until she passed away in 2015. They have 2 children and 4 grandchildren. They moved back to Crestview in 2000 after being gone for 34 years. RD is a retired Postal Inspector and still conducts national security background investigations for various government agencies. During his career, […]

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