Mound Visits, 10/2/20

Ask God to help you to see people and love people as He does, as much as humanly possible. “If we don’t live a life of love, nothing I say, know, believe, give or accomplish will matter.” (Rick Warren) “Even if I had the gift of faith so that I could speak to a mountain […]

Mound Visits, 10/28/20

Jesus was asked, “which is the greatest commandment…” “Jesus replied: “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’” “This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’” ‭‭(Matthew‬ ‭22:37-39‬)‬‬ I should wake up every morning […]

Mound Visits, 10/27/20

We will always have differences, but that doesn’t mean we have to be divided. Everyone is entitled to an opinion, but no one is entitled to belittle someone else. “(Love)does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.” ‭‭(1 Corinthians‬ ‭13:5‬)‭ Keith Madison SCORE International

Mound Visits, 10/23/20

After watching the debate last night I was reminded of the Groucho Marx comment about the secret of life: “The secret of life is about honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.” We all struggle with being completely honest. It’s not just politicians or the media. We want to […]

Mound Visits, 10/21/20

In his excellent book “The Relationship Principles of Jesus” Tom Holliday makes an excellent point: “Unity isn’t found in being the same. The strongest relationships often occur when those who are most different—those who have learned to accept their differences instead of demanding that others become just like them.” Unless I accept others’ differences, I’m […]

Mound Visits, 10/16/20

Thomas Jefferson and John Adams were friends as they were helping America become a young, independent nation. One problem, their views on how to govern the nation were very different. Consequently, they became bitter political and personal enemies. It wasn’t until later in life that a mutual friend encouraged them to restore their relationship, which […]

Mound Visits, 10/13/20

Sometimes it’s good to do a new thing. Most of the time it’s good to do an old thing with a new motivation. “Much of life is routine. If you don’t allow love to become a part of the routine of life, love will be missing from the majority of the minutes in your day.” […]

Mound Visits, 10/10/20

Be encouraged today! God is for you. He is not against you. He loves you unconditionally and holds your hand and sometimes even carries you through trials and desperate times. Be encouraged and be thankful. “…By this I will know that God is for me.” ‭‭(Psalms‬ ‭56:9‬b) “…If God is for us, who can be […]