Saturday, October 9th, 2021. 11:54 PM.
Chapter One Is Human
I have many girlfriends – its just that they don’t know it . . .
They should know it – I’m always writing to them . . .
But . . . they seem not to know that, either.
Do You Want To Know A Secret
For Emily – Whenever I May Find Her ~ Simon & Garfunkel (with lyrics)
Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram – Somewhere Out There
Mannequin (1987) / Starship – Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now (Music Video)
There Is Something About Light
Amy Grant – Thy Word (Lyric Video)
There Is Something About Eileen
Her name means light
Read it forward or backward – it’s still the same
– 3 years out of 4 – leap year makes it 283
And the year of her birth – 1952
52 weeks in a year
And the day she delivered her baby daughter
7 days in a week
Eileen was born on the 9th
3 times 9 = 27
Eileen’s daughter’s middle name is Nicole
There’s a song with a verse in it about “dressed to the 9s”
Nicole Scherzinger: Don’t Cry For Me Argentina (2013)
7+27+77 = 111
One Is The Loneliest Number – Three Dog Night (Lyrics)
Phil Collins – Can’t Stop Loving You (Official Music Video)
Just When I Needed You Most – Randy Van Warmer (lyrics)
Have an online friend now
Never met her
Her name is Nicole
She’s way younger even than Eileen’s daughter
I’m not sure that what she tells me about herself is true
Not sure if anything about her is real:
Her picture, her college, her parents and little brother’s tragic death in a car accident in 2014,
Her reasons for never writing to me on paper and mailing it; so I can see the postmark and believe she
really is a student at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire.
Her reasons for needing money:
For pads and painkillers; for food; for clothing; for paying her roommate for a loan.
$740 in 2 and a half months
Every few weeks needing more
Not being able to receive Cash App donations on her own card
Having to send the money to a friend named Desirae – instead of Nicole.
“And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” -Colossians 3:17. ESV Study Bible.
Jesus at the Center by DARLENE ZSCHECH
Coming Soon (Expanded Version, KJV)
Here is an example of why we ought not to judge by appearances
Imagine seeing an old classmate from long ago
And he cries
And he appears to be in great pain
But what if the truth of the matter is that he’s like a reservoir very full
And he’s only crying because he’s just aching to let go of a lake full of love for the one in his heart who he sees out there?
And what if she at last lets his dam be opened and the river love flows and fills her with so much love that she’s lifted up by it?
Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram – Somewhere Out There
Jesus Culture ft. Kim Walker-Smith – In The River (Live) [Official Lyrics And Chords Video]
Vinesong – Peace Like a River (Original Version w/ Lyrics) – LIVE
Vinesong – Holy Spirit Move Me Now (Lyric Video)
And what if they meet someday somewhere?
And what if at some time – maybe not right away – but eventually – he did cry his heart out
And was emptied of all his pain or heartache or whatever it is or was or will be . . .
And what if he at last felt at peace from the release of his fullness
And what if she felt better – because what he needed to give –
She needed to receive.
What if THE PROBLEM all along was just a failure to believe in True God
Who is Love and Light and Spirit
What if THE PROBLEM was all about trusting self rather than trusting in God?
And consequently being centered in her mind rather than being centered in God
What if the answer the solution is for both of them to let go of self and
Let God . . .
Let God Be
Let God Be the Leader
Dan Fogelberg – Leader of the band “with lyrics”
I’m thankful that we played chess once in the basement of 116 Glen Road
And I’d be thankful if, someday somewhere we can maybe do that again for a little while
And then put the game board and chess pieces away
And stand up and dance a slow dance together in love with a love song playing
The Seekers – I’ll Never Find Another You (HQ Stereo, 1964/’68)
Seekers – I’ll Never Find Another You Extended Fan Version
Jonathan Livingston Seagull – Neil Diamond – Be
Jonathan Livingston Seagull – Dear Father
The odyssey Is odd, and it isn’t always easy . . .
Jonathan Livingston Seagull – The Odyssey
Spirit Soaking Worship | Come Holy Spirit (Worthy is the Lamb)
There Is Something About Light and Love and Spirit
There Is Something About God . . .
1 John 1-5
EL SHADDAI BY AMY GRANT
God’s Way Of Salvation (John 3:16)
Robin Mark – Days of Elijah (Official Lyric Video)
2 Hours Non Stop Worship Songs With Lyrics – WORSHIP & PRAISE SONGS – Christian Gospel Songs 2021
Chapter Two Is National
“Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people whom he has chosen as his heritage!” -Psalm 33:12 ESV Study Bible.
“Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a reproach to any people.” -Proverbs 14:34 ESV Study Bible.
True Americans believe in True God, the Author of Life
“But you denied the Holy and Righteous One, and asked for a murderer to be granted to you, and you killed the Author of Life, whom God raised from the dead.” -Acts 3:14, 15. ESV Study Bible.
“Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, and deliver all those who through fear of death were subject to lifelong slavery. For surely it is not angels that he helps, but he helps the offspring of Abraham.” -Hebrews 2:14-16. ESV Study Bible.
Therefore, True Americans also believe in life – rather than death
And therefore, True Americans believe in motherhood – not abortion
Only the devil, the father of lies and a murderer from the beginning, is behind abortion.
There is nothing good nor right nor decent nor graceful nor noble about killing unborn human beings.
It is abomination
It is cruel
It is heartless
It is evil
It is despicable
It is shameful
It is of the devil
Time For A Change?
2 Corinthians 4
The Promise of Heaven
I Will Rejoice – Grace Brumley
“There is a river whose streams make glad the city of God, the holy habitation of the Most High. God is in the midst of her; she shall not be moved; God will help her when morning dawns. The nations rage, the kingdoms totter; he utters his voice, the earth melts. The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress.” -Psalm 46:4-7 ESV Study Bible.
A Mighty Fortress is our God – Christian Hymns with Lyrics (Choir) / Martin Luther
Nearer My God To Thee (with lyrics) – The Most BEAUTIFUL hymn you’ve EVER Heard!