Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls: Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it. Matthew 13: 45,46 Behold the parasite. These horrid, unwanted creatures are everywhere. I recently spotted a deer tick weaving its way across my dog’s back. I couldn’t pick it off fast enough. After mashing its hard-outer shell, I watched it struggle to move. I took special delight in its slow demise.
If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all. Romans 12:18 ESV Time is a funny thing. Its intangible properties are held by no man. Time simply marches on, whether we like it or not. Hours are swallowed into days and before we know it, it is a new year. So, what of this new year? Will it be all we want it to be? Who knows? Enter the mystery of the unexpected event, the thing we never saw coming. There is so much of life that we cannot control and therefor