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.…

A Blogging Update

Rusty Comeback It has been over a month since I have been on here. A lot has transpired between then and now. I started a new job, our car was in great need of repair, and my ill companion of procrastination didn't want to let go. I have been wanting to get back on this…

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 Sure and Steady Anchor

The anchor of the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) "We have this as a sure and steadfast Anchor of the soul, a Hope that enters into the inner place behind the curtain'"Hebrews 6:19 THE CHAIN AND ANCHOR OF OUR SOULS Living in Florida for the past three years, I have enjoyed taking a drive down to the local…

At Years End

The Year Ahead 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 (ESV) AT YEARS END In less than 2 days, a new year…

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…

Do NOt fret

Do not fret into the night, For morrow will be clear and bright, Do not let your tears be alone. Take comfort within the shadow of His Holy Throne, For as He rules in the heavens above, He hears our cries and will cradle us with His enduring Love, The Son will hold you ever…