Posts from November 2018

Door Busters

LightGrams November 29, 2018 Volume 22, Number 42 If I ever open a place of business (which I doubt I ever will), I think I will include in my operating expenses the cost of a good security system. How could I make a profit if burglars break through my doors, helping themselves to my wares?…

Sharing Thanksgiving For 20 Years!

On November 20, 2018 members of Central took part in the 20thanniversary of “Sharing Thanksgiving”. Begun in 1999 with the leadership of Luci and Perry Jernigan, this has become an annual outreach to neighbors in our community.  The big question that is still unanswered is this: Who is blessed more – those who receive these groceries,…

The Power Of Being Personal

LightGrams November 15, 2018 Volume 22, Number 41 How long has it been since you received a handwritten letter? Have you ever received one from a government official? Those who have lived a few years remember when handwritten letters were the norm. Before long-distance phone calls were free and email and texting made near-immediate communication…

Daily Focus, November 15, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: 1 Samuel 17:1-58 (“And David put his hand in his bag and took out a stone and slung it and struck the Philistine on his forehead. The stone sank into his forehead, and he fell on his face to…

Daily Focus, November 9, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: 1 Samuel 7:1 – 8:22  (“And the Lord said to Samuel, ‘Obey their voice and make them a king.’  Samuel then said to the men of Israel, ‘Go every man to his city.’”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “If possible,…

Let Your Lights Shine

LightGrams November 8, 2018 Volume 22, Number 40 Another Guinness World Record was set this past Tuesday. It happened on the banks of the River Sarayu in India during the national festival of Diwali. Diwali is a major festival in India, sometimes called “The Festival Of Lights”. It appears to refer to different events for…

Daily Focus, November 8, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: 1 Samuel 5:1 – 6:21 (“The ark of the Lord was in the country of the Philistines seven months.”) This Week’s Memory Verse: “If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.”  Romans 12:18 Remember…

Pulled From The Hole

LightGrams November 1, 2018 Volume 22, Number 39 An 18-year-old man was found acting like, um, a teenager yesterday in DeLeon Springs, Florida. He and two friends had been mowing an area when they discovered a well. They talked about climbing down into the hole, just to be able to say they had done it.…

Daily Focus, November 1, 2018

“Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you.”  James 4:8 Daily Bible Reading: Amos 5:1 – 6:14 (“But let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream.“) This Week’s Memory Verse: “The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart, O God, you will not…