Monthly Archives: June 2011

Your Counseling Questions Answered


Your Counseling Questions Answered   Do you have a counseling question that needs an answer? Do you like the idea of asking it and keeping yourself anonymous? Do you hate counseling appointments and prefer to ask your questions in the … Continue reading

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Why are there bad people in the world?


Why are there bad people in the world? The Bible tells us in Ps 14:3 “They have all gone astray; they have all together become evil. There is NONE GOOD, no, not one.” Evil people have been in the world since the … Continue reading

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Will Christians Suffer in the Tribulation?


Will Christians Suffer in the Tribulation? I always believed I was a little odd, not knowing anyone else who has had dreams and visions as I have had, but I just recently read Corrie ten Boom – Her Life, Her Faith by … Continue reading

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A Commentary on The Bible as History: Has the Bible been proven to be Historically Accurate?


A Commentary on The Bible as History Has the Bible been proven to be Historically Accurate?                 For some in the Christian community who may need a little proof to back up their waning faith, archeological discoveries that confirm the truth … Continue reading

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Survival Garden Know How is a Must


A world food report is now warning that prolonged high prices are likely to continue over the next decade, putting the poor at an increased risk of food deprivation. A joint report of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization and the … Continue reading

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Rescued Pet Adoptions


I have 1 Red Female Hound Dog that someone left on my doorstep.  She’s about 3 months old. I also have 3 female Labrador–Australian Shepherd mixes, about 3 months old that need homes. All available for a donation to this … Continue reading

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Unspoken Prayer Request – Do Protestants Need Confession?


A Journey of Faith Authored by Sis. Kimberly M. Hartfield Women in Christian Ministry is the culmination of my writings on women’s ministry and related topics of concern. It is a reflection of my personal journey into Christian Ministry and … Continue reading

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Gardening in Mississippi and the South: January and February


Gardening in South Mississippi – January and February   If you think there’s not a lot to do in the garden in the last hours of winter, take another look at these late winter garden chores and get busy.  One … Continue reading

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Gardening in Mississippi and the South: March and April.


  The first of March usually begins the spring gardening chores.  By this date you should sow indoors or in a greenhouse all warm weather crops for a head start on the growing season.  Sow tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, eggplants, corn, … Continue reading

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Bullying is Abuse, They’re Not Just Being Kids


Bullying is Abuse, They’re Not Just Being Kids   Many children experience bullying of some sort during their childhood and experience the emotional confusion that comes with it.  When a child who is bigger, stronger, or older picks on a … Continue reading

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How to Build a Wood Log Cabin


The most notable type of frontier house east of the Mississippi River was the log cabin. Until the settlers crossed the Mississippi, they were surrounded by dense forests. In the 18th century, American pioneers often used the wood of the … Continue reading

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Is TV an American Idol?


TV viewing in America is taking an unprecedented amount of time away from our families. If this is the case in so many families, has it become an American Idol? Do you devote more time to watching television each week … Continue reading

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Will Babylon be Rebuilt or is Rome the Babylon of Revelation


  Are You Ready? the End Times and the Antichrist Babylon was one of the most ancient cities of the world, about 50 miles or so south of Baghdad. It was founded by some of Noah’s descendents about a hundred … Continue reading

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Natural Remedies for Women


Natural Remedies for Women Eighteeen Useful herbs for Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, Child Care, Infertility, Dysmenorrhea, and Loss of Sex Drive.    Amaranth- Leaf tea is used to stem profuse menstruation.  Chamomile- Tea made from the flowers is used to treat colicky … Continue reading

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Living Water: God’s Miracle


Why is it that we drink everything but what God intended for us to drink, that is, water? We drink sweet tea, coffee, commercial soft drinks, alcohol, and sugary fruit drinks to the exclusion of good cold water.  The damage … Continue reading

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25 Medicinal Herbs and Wild Plants


25 Medicinal Herbs and Wild Plants   1.       Amaranth- Leaves are astringent and used to stem profuse menstruation.  2.       Anise- This herb is sometimes used by diabetics as a sugar substitute.  3.       Asparagus (wild)- sometimes found alongside the road, this … Continue reading

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The Words We Speak


The words we speak tell others what kind of person we are.  What we say to others can be what makes them want to keep on trying or what makes them want to give up and quit.  Our words, whether … Continue reading

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Should Christians Watch the Superbowl?


Should Christians Watch the Superbowl?   The Superbowl has been a longstanding American tradition, but has it become a form of idol worship for Christians?  Over the last decade, I have stood by and idly watched as church doors have … Continue reading

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What Does the Koran Say about Women as compared to the Bible?


What Does the Koran Say about Women as compared to the Bible? The Koran has some interesting things to say about women. My first concern is this passage on The Women in [4.34] Men are the maintainers of women because … Continue reading

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The Holy Bible: Daniel


Daniel   Note all references in parenthesis are based on my research and are educated guesses, which may or may not be correct, but are my leanings to the best of my knowledge. Note also that most historical phenomena foreshadows … Continue reading

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Eradicating Scale Insects


Eradicating Scale Insects Scale insects are one of the most undesirable bugs to visit your trees and shrubs.  Scale insects look very different from most other insects and are often missed when trees and shrubs are infected with them.  Scales … Continue reading

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The Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar and Honey


The Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar and Honey Why is it that people in civilized countries have such horrific health problems?  Because we eat so many refined and processed foods, which are far removed from their more natural ancestors.  … Continue reading

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The Bible: The Word of God for All People


I was once a staunch advocate of using only the King James Version of the Bible.  I believed as most American Southern Baptists have at one time in their lives, that it was the only accurate translation of the Holy … Continue reading

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An Argument for Religious Based Social Services


Religious based social services, certainly, is not a new idea.  Social services have been the primary responsibility of the churches down through the ages. “Churches and synagogues have traditionally provided a wide array of community health and welfare services as … Continue reading

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On the Masculinity of God and Christ


     Is God masculine?  God said in the Bible, “I am God and not a man, the Holy One in your midst (Hosea 11:9).”  The Bible also tells us in John 4: 24 that God is Spirit and that those … Continue reading

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