Monthly Archives: May 2011

Who was Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood?


In the Bible, God’s curse on woman began at the fall of humanity into sin, “Then God said to the woman, “I’ll make you have more children and you’ll have more pain when you give birth. In sorrow, you’ll have … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence and the Second Fall of Mankind


Artificial Intelligence and the Second Fall of Mankind Jewish Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil is the subject of the documentary Transcendent Man, which proclaims his ideas about the assimilation of man and machine, which he calls the “singularity” and predicts … Continue reading

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Transcendent Man


  Please watch this documentary! It’s available on Netflix, if you have it.  It documents the computer chip that will be put in the wrist in the end times, which is certainly coming very soon according to the implications of … Continue reading

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The Story of Ruth


The Story of Ruth 1[1-2] When the judges ruled in Israel, there was a famine in the land.  A certain man of Bethlehem-judah went to stay in the country of Moab with his wife and two sons.  The man’s name … Continue reading

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Esther


Esther      1[1-5] Now in the days of Ahasuerus (this is Ahasuerus who reigned from India to Ethiopia, over 127 provinces), when the Ruler Ahasuerus reigned in his realm, which was in the royal house at Shushan, in the 3rd … Continue reading

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I Love my Bunny and Some Bunny Loves Me


        Bunny rabbits are sociable, inquisitive, and very lovable. They make great Christmas and Easter gifts for children who need to learn responsibility, but can’t have a dog or cat.  Bunnies only need a small space and … Continue reading

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A Christian Perspective of a Jewish Worship Service


I recently had the opportunity to visit the B’nai Temple, which is a Jewish Reform temple in Hattiesburg for a Friday evening Sabbath service for my Psychology of Religion Class.  My assignment was to determine what psychological needs might be … Continue reading

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Assertive Discipline for Christian Teachers in the Classroom


The Canter model of Assertive Discipline is a classroom management model that I believe is useful in the Christian school classroom.  In this model of classroom management, teachers make rules and enforce the consequences of those rules, whenever they are … Continue reading

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Songs and Sayings of the Sea


Songs and Sayings of the Sea   Song 139: 7-10, 17-18 Where can I go away from Your spirit? Or where can I run from Your presence? If I ascend into heaven, You are there, or if I make my … Continue reading

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The Aussie’s We Love: Australian Shepherds


The     The Australian Shepherd of North America is believed to have come from a mix between several strands of Collie Cattle-dogs and the wild dingo in Australia. When the British came to Australia to raise cattle and sheep, … Continue reading

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An Existentialist Approach to Career Development in Victims of Domestic Violence


Existential counseling is tailored to a client’s issues, such as domestic violence victims experience, while explicitly addressing life, and implicitly addressing death (Epp,1998). It emphasizes the responsibility of freedom, the value of choice, the anxiety that comes with wrong choices, … Continue reading

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The Russian Blue and Nebelung Cat


    The Russian Blue Cat is one of the most beautiful of all cats with its shiny silvery coat and sleek Siamese-like build. They are quiet and shy, but very loving and affectionate cats that tend to crave attention. … Continue reading

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The Domesticated Doves that We Love


The dove is believed to have been a favorite tamed bird for thousands of years, having been known as the symbol of peace for a very long time.  By Biblical times, the dove had become a familiar symbol. According to … Continue reading

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Ordination of Women in Christian Ministry


Ordination is the practice by which a person is set apart for leadership and administration of religious services and rites, usually accompanied by prayer and the anointing of olive oil by a previously ordained minister. Ordained church leaders equip other … Continue reading

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God’s Judgment


  Over the past couple of weeks the floodwaters along the rain-swollen Mississippi river and its tributaries have already washed away crops, forced many to seek refuge on higher ground and closed some of the dockside casinos that are vital … Continue reading

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Nine Year Old Girl Raped and Murdered


  “But whoever hurts one of these little ones who believe in Me and causes them to loose faith, it would be better for that person to have a large stone hung around their neck, and be drowned in the … Continue reading

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Domestic violence in the Christian Community


Domestic violence in the Christian Community ©2007 Sis. Kimberly Hartfield, B.S. M.S. Throughout my twenty-five year marriage to an ungodly “Christian man”, I experienced many incidents of domestic violence.  At different times I have been on the receiving end of … Continue reading

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Life – Like Waves


Life – Like Waves ©Kimberly Hartfield I mold and form my castle in the sand As I dream of far off lands And wonder why God made me who I am And what is for me the plan Waves wash … Continue reading

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The Flowers of the Field


The Flowers of the field fast fade away As day burns swiftly to day But the dawning of day brings life anew Reaching up to heaven’s blue Some are snow white against the browning hues Others reds, yellows, and blues … Continue reading

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The Birds of the Air


The Birds of the Air ©2009 Kimberly M. Hartfield I love all the birds so beautiful and free Always flitting and flying from tree to tree  The Christmas Red Cardinal against the new snow And the Blue Jay in spring … Continue reading

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Kiss Their Hearts


Kiss Their Hearts ©2010, Kimberly Hartfield Bring my sons and daughters back home With their little ones from afar Kiss their hearts with all my love And let my sins theirs souls not mar Erase the hurts and pains we … Continue reading

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Mississippi Mists


Mississippi Mists ©2010 Kimberly Hartfield There’s nothing quite so peaceful as the mist On your face on a Mississippi mornin’ There’s nothing quite so steamy as a cup Of Mississippi coffee – just warmin’ There’s nothing quite as fresh as … Continue reading

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Winter’s Cold


Winter’s Cold Winter’s cold is as strong as ice Coated thickly on the pond Wrapping around us like an old quilt That no longer keeps us warm We shiver and freeze through the night Praying for the sun to come … Continue reading

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We Wonder…


    The Hand of God and the Eye of God We Wonder… ©2010, Kimberly Hartfield Is it time and chance or providence That we are here and love? Is it purposefully planned or pure happenstance Is there a God who … Continue reading

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A Gentle Rain


A Gentle Rain ©2010 Kimberly Hartfield I awake to hear the morning dove coo My soul rejoices with the refrain I lay smiling at the remembrance of you And feel the drops of a gentle rain One sparkling drop down … Continue reading

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