August Update

August Update An August overlook Greetings dear reader, I do hope that you all are fairing well and keeping cool. It has been a good time since I have updated all of you. First, it has been really hot and humid. Then again I do live in Florida. I should not be surprised at all.…

Mr.M

Stephen J. Melniszyn (May 10,1954-Jan 16,2021) Mr.M "Mr.M" is what your students used to call you in the classroom and when they saw you outside the classroom. To them, you were "Mr.M", to me, you were my father. It is June 19th, Father's Day, which this year happens to fall upon the Lord's Day. It…

The Pilgrim’s Update

A Pilgrim's Update "But as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared for them a city."Hebrews 11:16 Diving Back In Well. As you can see, it has been some time since I have written on this…

Through the Veil of Death

"Be of good cheer, Jesus Christ maketh thee whole...When thou passes through the Waters, I will be with thee; and through the Rivers, they shall not overflow thee." - Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan THOUGH I WALK THROUGH THE VALLEY OF THE SHADOW OF DEATH Earlier this week, Timothy Keller, Pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church…

Dusting Off the Blog

“Pulvis et umbra sumus. (We are but dust and shadow.)”  Horace, The Odes of Horace DUSTING OFF THINGS It has been some time since I have actually written here. I must admit that it has been a combination of life, laziness, procrastination, and some other things. Actually, I have no excuse, none at all. So, here I…

THOUGH HE SLAY ME

"Though He Slay me; I will hope in Him"Job 13:15a HEALING and GROWTH. Everyday for the last five months have been nothing short of a battle. It is hard to believe that is has even been five months since the deaths of my father and younger brother. It still feels surreal. I am in still…

the hiding place

Recently, I have been reading through Sinclair Ferguson's book, Deserted by God. In one of the chapters that I was going through as the hymn, poem called, The Hiding Place. This hymn struck a chord with me and I have been reading it daily. Also, it has some historical significance as this hymn was found…

of hills and valleys

Lamentations 3:22-24 The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; His mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is Your Faithfulness. "The LORD is my portion," says my soul, therefore I will hope in Him." Lamentations 3:22-24 FIRST AND FOREMOST. Before I begin this composition, I want to first say…