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…

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…

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…

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…

Christ the sure and steady anchor

I sit here. Tears stream down my swollen cheeks. The Month of May begins this week and I was reminded of a few things. My Mother passed away on May 26th, 2002 while was based in Izmir, Turkey. She was taken into eternity that night which was her birthday. My Father who passed away back…

The Cold Hand of Humanity

HOUSTON, TX - JULY 28: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) A patient who is treated with an intubator lies on a bed in the COVID-19 intensive care unit at the United Memorial Medical Center on July 28, 2020 in Houston, Texas. COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have spiked since Texas reopened, pushing intensive-care units to full capacity and…