I am not an artist. Sure, arranging live plants in a visually appealing way to accommodate all seasons is quite the artistic challenge, but what I mean is that I don’t draw or paint. It’s on my bucket list of things to take up when I have more time.
However, I do have a plant in my garden called Tovara Painter’s Palette. Continue reading “Painter’s palette”
by J. Randal Matheny, editor
Twins grew up with an abusive alcoholic father. One of them became an alcoholic. The other refused to touch drink and maintained a respectable lifestyle.
The two were asked why they turned out the way they did. They both gave the same answer. “With the father I had, how else could I turn out?”
Although they gave the same answer in words, they meant very different things by them. One made it his excuse; the other, his reason.
We are not formed or influenced by our experiences, but by our interpretation of them. It is not what happens to us, but how we frame events in our minds that determines how they will affect us. Perspective is everything. Continue reading “Perspective is everything, so Scripture must constantly feed our minds”
The editor claims he’s getting old and that changes his perspective of time. But young and old alike need the same sense of living in the end times, and living the rest of their time for the will of God. (How did he know what he did 20 years ago today?) Continue reading The Continuum of Time