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Thankful Thursday

Today I am thankful for/that:
Two steps forward.Jesus saves.God is still alive despite various attempts by mankind to declare him dead.The community of Christians around the world even in those places where there aren't supposed to be any Christians and especially in those places where being a Christian will cost you your freedom and your life.What are you thankful for?

Going Down the Rabit Hole

This sounds like the scare over thimerosal all over again. Parents, and others, insisted (and some still do) that the preservative used in some vaccines caused autism. And we all know how that debacle turned out (years of effort and money looking for a link all the while subjecting children to some pretty uncomfortable and often dangerous "treatments"). Now here again we have parents and their supporters asserting that the big bad scary chemicals are messing up their kids, researchers saying that umm no the evidence doesn't suggest any such thing, and government regulators ready to appease.

F.D.A. Panel to Consider Warnings for Artificial Food Colorings
Renee Shutters, a mother of two from Jamestown, N.Y., said in a telephone interview on Tuesday that two years ago, her son Trenton, then 5, was having serious behavioral problems at school until she eliminated artificial food colorings from his diet. “I know for sure I found the root cause of this one because you can turn i…

Thankful Thursday

Today I am thankful for/that:
In Christ Alone
In Christ alone my hope is found
He is my light, my strength, my song
This Cornerstone, this solid ground
Firm through the fiercest drought and storm
What heights of love, what depths of peace
When fears are stilled, when strivings cease
My Comforter, my All in All
Here in the love of Christ I stand

In Christ alone, who took on flesh
Fullness of God in helpless babe
This gift of love and righteousness
Scorned by the ones He came to save
'Til on that cross as Jesus died
The wrath of God was satisfied
For every sin on Him was laid
Here in the death of Christ I live

There in the ground His body lay
Light of the world by darkness slain
Then bursting forth in glorious Day
Up from the grave He rose again
And as He stands in victory
Sin's curse has lost its grip on me
For I am His and He is mine
Bought with the precious blood of Christ

No guilt of life, no fear in death
This is the power of Christ in me
From life's first cry to final b…

Thankful Thursday

Today I am thankful for/that:
This is actually going up on the blog on a Thursday.The prayers of righteous men and women.The green shoots I saw growing out of the ground yesterday.Teething only lasts a little while and then they eagerly await loosing their first tooth.What are you thankful for?

Thankful Thursday

Yes I know it's not Thursday but still, I'm thankful for/that:
"I'm hungry." So says Bubba J at the dinner table."Gum" and "gym." So wrote Bubba J after eating some gum at the gym.One day at a time.What are you thankful for?