I’ve Got to Remember

I’ve got remember to tell Paul, I thought. My daughter-in-law Megan’s face glowed, was great with child, in her last trimester. I listened intently as she excitedly explained the preparations for the baby’s birth. And then it dawned on me, oh yeah, Paul isn’t here; he’s in heaven with Jesus. October 17, 2009 was the day Paul was promoted to heaven, the day everything changed.

Today would have been Pastor Paul's 59th birthday. How will I remember his life on this, another one of his birthdays? It's the anniversary of the birth of Pastor Paul Giesbrecht. I’ve decided to spend the rest of my life remembering.

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Martin Luther King Day – More Than A Day Off

Martin Luther King Day…More Than Another Day Off

Today is a National Holiday. It’s Martin Luther  King, Jr’s birthday. For many of us, today is a national holiday. What’s the big deal – it’s Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday. For some it might be irritating, banks are closed and mail is not delivered, even our garbage men have the day off. Maybe there’s something we should notice about why this day is important to memorialize. Martin Luther King Jr is most noted for his I Had a Dream speech. What made Martin Luther King, Jr’s I Had A Dream speech historical and memorable? Here’s the transcript: http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/mlkihaveadream.htm

(for more on Martin Luther King’s influence on our culture and how you can be part of

praying further influence, read on…)

 

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Monday Motivation – What’s Your Name?

What's Your Name? "Becky, Kathy, Casper, Ginger, oh whatever your name is..." mom's voice was shrill and exasperated by the time she went through the list of names in our…

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