I have an on and off switch when it comes to deep thoughts.
For preservation sake I have it turned off, more than turned on, and am thankful I learned this coping mechanism during my late-teen years.
However, there are times when deep thoughts must be brought forward because:
Is it just me, or has the world seen an up-tick in violence as we have all been aging?
The world's attempt to bring about knowledge and awareness of 270 Christian, teenaged girls having been kidnapped from their school has not yielded results. And, the more time that goes by; there is very little hope that these girls will be brought home. The anguish of the mothers... and, I turn my deep thoughts off.
The 21 Egyptian Christians who were beheaded at the hands of ISIS terrorists; many of them whispering Jesus' name as they were in process of being killed: "The name of Jesus the last word on their lips."
The most recent: 147 Christian students, at Garissa University in Kenya, killed by jihadists.
And, isn't it interesting that the word "jihadists" is flagged for a spelling error? The term the computer would like me to use? sadists.
Simultaneously, while the above is occurring, we have the four "Blood Moons" appearing:
The most recent "Blood Moon" took place this past Easter weekend, with the fourth one to occur on September 28th of this year.
I have not always been a fan of John Hagee; however, today, I will be buying his book:
And, while we see Scripture literally coming to fruition before our eyes, we also see an uptick in miracles being reported upon too:
The voice that all first responders heard and the miracle of 18 month old Lily.
Missouri teen, John Smith, who survived drowning; he had no pulse for 45 minutes, but his mother prayed loudly over him and he came back and is recovering. Even John's doctor called it a