Where do I start? Do I make a "blanket statement" such as
"Americans are spoiled"? Do I accuse Americans of being greedy and
self-absorbed? Is it right for the pot to call the kettle "black"? No, my
friends, I, for one will not put myself above any sin — for I am vulnerable and
fall to temptation just like anyone else. Because we all fall short of the glory
of God; because we all have our own unique shortcomings, we all need a Savior,
my testimony, I believe, says it all — at least for me.
Part of the reason I am writing this is to try to heal the
spiritual sickness that has infected this great nation – a sickness that is
transmitted through the air by sound waves, like the formidable “weirding
module” used by the character Paul Atreides in the movie “Dune.”
“sound waves” that convey the contagion are the incessant and repetitive
commercials that fill the radio and TV stations. Hey! Listen up! If I am not in
the market for a new car, you’re not going to sell one to me by airing six
commercials during a one hour program. Perhaps this sort of repetitious
brainwashing works with some people; but it has the opposite effect with me.
However, apparently, with so much revenue at stake, there must be
a good reason for these companies to try to pound it into a listener’s or
viewer’s brain that he or she needs a new car – or for that matter, in perhaps
the most ridiculous example of gratuitous vanity I’ve ever seen, a commercial
that tries to convince a young woman that she needs to visit a doctor and then
take medication that could permanently turn her blue eyes brown, or even cause
serious illness, in order to make her eyelashes longer. Is this a joke? No, it
is the reality of how far the American people have languished and wallowed in
the mire of their own self-image – in the words of “The Preacher”:
vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity”.
And while I am at it, from the "You Gotta' be Kidding Me"
Department: A 15 Million Dollar ($15,000,000) iPhone. (click
here for the story).
Second in line in the category of "people who don't have
anything better to do with personal fortunes" has to be the long line of
dipshits who bid on THIS item on eBay (as of this writing to
over $100,000 with
4 days to go). LeSean McCoy left the miserly tip at a Philadelphia burger joint
called "PYT". Here's the eBay link (http://www.ebay.com/itm/331318749411
- eBay link is now dead) but here is a
Bing Search in case you're
just curious about how stupid people can be. Hey! do something
GOOD with your money! Donate to a charity, or
help us help disabled Veterans.
From the "What The F*&! Do I Need This For?" department: An
electric tie Rack sold by Sharper Image.
Better it would be for the betterment of Mankind, I should think,
that if (at least) the millions spent on making one’s eyelashes longer, could be
diverted into the
feeding of a starving child. And even in times of economic adversity, this
nation (USA) has always been much better-off than the rest of the world.
Historically, Americans have always been generous, and this country because of
God’s blessings, has always been a leader in helping those less fortunate than
ourselves. You might think that you alone could not make a difference in the
world – that what meager pittance you could contribute wouldn’t make any
significant difference in ending world poverty or hunger… but it will make a
difference; it will make a little difference; it will make an insignificant
difference in the scheme of things – but most of all, it will make all the
difference imaginable to a needy child, and you will be blessed for it.
“And whosoever shall give to drink unto one of
these little ones a cup of cold water only in the name of a disciple, verily I
say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.”
And vanity notwithstanding, is there any doubt that the problem
of world hunger and poverty would have been solved long ago, if evil politicians
could be prevented from squandering the productivity of nations, and usurping
the creative genius of scientists in order to develop weapons, and instead,
focused these resources on the expression of love for their fellow man? How many
starving children could have been fed; how many lives could have been saved with
simple and inexpensive medicines; how many children sleeping on the dirt floors
of thatched huts in third-world countries could be sleeping in warm beds, if the
billions spent on war, could have been invested in doing what the Lord
commanded? It takes less than a dollar a day to save one of these “little
ones” the Lord spoke about. The politicians and world leaders don’t care –
they are too busy inventing bogeymen and conducting false flag operations
to justify war, and manipulating the media into brainwashing the world into
If you take what Jesus said seriously, you should also remember
God’s promise to us:
“Bring ye all the tithes
into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house,
and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the
windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room
enough to receive it.”
God’s promises to us are true. I don’t know about
you, but I’d trade the opening of “the windows of heaven” for longer
eyelashes any day. James, the brother of Jesus wrote:
“Therefore to him that knoweth to do
good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin”.
“For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I
was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in: Naked,
and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came
unto me. Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an
hungred, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink? When saw we thee a
stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee? Or when saw we thee
sick, or in prison, and came unto thee? And the King shall answer and say unto
them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least
of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.”
And also, you should know that helping someone much
less fortunate than you has its own rewards – something that is not mentioned in
God’s Word; something that is a precious gift that you will cherish forever. I
will not presume to spell it out for you. This is something that you will
discover for yourself when you decide to make the commitment to sponsor one of
these “little ones” – either with a one-time gift, or an ongoing monthly
It is not difficult for me to ask for money –
especially when it means so much. Don’t let another day go by – please! Once you
do, you will be grateful for the message. It will save the life of an innocent
child, and you will be blessed in ways that you cannot imagine. This is not my
promise; it is the Word of the living God. Click the link below and help a needy
child right now.
Contribute $100 through
this ministry to help a needy child, and receive an autographed,
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1994 - Kevin Carter
photo was taken in 1994 during the Sudan famine. The photo shows a
starving child crawling towards a United Nations food camp, located a
vulture is waiting for the child to die so it can eat it. This picture
shocked the whole world. No one knows what happened to the child,
including the photographer Kevin Carter. He left the place after chasing
the vulture away, but without helping the little girl, as soon as
the photograph was taken.
months later he committed suicide due to depression. (see:
NY Times story)
This was found in his diary:
Dear God, I promise I will never waste my food no matter how bad it can
taste and how full I may be.
I pray that He will protect this little boy, guide and deliver him away
from his misery.
I pray that we will be more sensitive towards the world around us and
not be blinded by our own selfish nature and interests.
I hope this picture will always serve as a reminder to us that how
fortunate we are and that we must never ever take things for granted.
Watch this video
 Dune is a 1984 science
fiction film written and directed by David Lynch, based on the 1965
Frank Herbert novel.
 False flag (aka Black
Flag) operations are covert operations designed to deceive the public in
such a way that the operations appear as though they are being carried
out by other entities or governments.
 Tithe - transitive and
intransitive verb – to contribute or pay one tenth of your income –
especially to support a church or a charity.
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