People are Watching

My lord the king, the eyes of all Israel are on you, to tell them who will sit
on the throne of my lord the king after him.

If you do not act, my son Solomon and I will be treated as criminals
as soon as my lord the king has died.”
~1  KINGS 1:20 (HSCB), 21 (NLT)
 

Does it bother you, that in this information age, everyone seems to be gathering mountains of data on everything you do?  If you’re shopping for shoes online, next thing you know your computer says, “If you like that, then you may be interested in this.” Google, Amazon, Facebook¸and other online sources are busy tracking everything you say, like and do online. I found this just now online: Information about you, what you buy, where you go, even where you look is the oil that fuels the digital economy.”  It seems the eyes of the whole world are on you. Read more…



“Have To” or “Get To”

“For it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ,
 not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer for Hi
m.”
-Philippians 1:29

LIFE IS AN AMAZING ADVENTURE.  It is full of ups and downs, joys and sorrows.  We all face challenges and hardships we dread or wish we could avoid but can’t—the “have tos” of life.  There are also a lot of blessings and joys along the way—the “get tos” of life.

I wonder—which list is longer?  Are there more “have tos” than “get tos” in my life?  How about yours?   Read more…