Category Archives: Just Sayin’

Gordon’s Commentaries and Links from Current Affairs

Change is Difficult and Excellence Illusive.

If We Cease to Grow We Begin to Slide. If a rosebud ceases to bloom it will perish. It’s beauty may last for a season, but only while attached to the bush can it fulfill it’s ultimate purpose…to reproduce! When … Continue reading

Posted in Just Sayin' | Leave a comment

A Tribute to my dad, my hero! Happy Fathers Day!

A Veterans of 2 wars… WW2 and LIFE! They say Old Soldiers never die, they simply fade away. I say old heroes neither die nor fade. They live on through the legacy they leave in all of the lives they … Continue reading

Posted in Just Sayin' | Leave a comment

Beautiful Imperfection…From Broken Pottery to Treasured Vessel

“We are all wonderful, beautiful wrecks. That’s what connects us–that we’re all broken, all beautifully imperfect.” ― Emilio Estevez It is a curious sensation: the sort of pain that goes mercifully beyond our powers of feeling. When you’re so bent and … Continue reading

Posted in Just Sayin' | 1 Comment

South Africa at the Polls

The final results of South Africa’s 5th “Free and Fair” democratic election since the dismantling of apartheid are all in and social media is buzzing with dismay. Whether it was a free and fair poll or not is not the quandary. How … Continue reading

Posted in Just Sayin' | Leave a comment

Wealth and Happiness – Two Sides of the Coin

“You cannot worship two gods at once. Loving one god, you’ll end up hating the other. Adoration of one feeds contempt for the other. You cannot worship God and money both.” – (Matthew 6:24 The Message) A study of the … Continue reading

Posted in Just Sayin' | Leave a comment

The Greatest Cost

The Redemptiveness of Christ’s Lordship This is the fourth in a series on the pursuit of characteristics of Kingdom Living. One of the most difficult and most controversial aspects of faith is the idea of submission to the Lordship of … Continue reading

Posted in Just Sayin' | Leave a comment

Bad News – Good News: Perfect Wrath, Perfect Mercy

Easter – Reflections on the passion and the purpose. As we come away from this joyful season of the celebration of Christ’s resurrection it behooves us to take a step back and examine once again the real purpose behind it … Continue reading

Posted in Just Sayin' | Leave a comment