NO ROOM, NO TIME…

By Anita Mondragon
 
There always seems to be room in life,
For pleasures, and parties, and fun;
But still in life, Jesus has no part…
There is no room for the Son!
 
There’s always room for gossip and lies,
And dreams of lust and ambition;
But there’s never enough time to search the heart,
And notice it’s sad condition!
 
There is always room for overtime, Read more…


LOST NO MORE

By Anita Mondragon
 
I wrote the following poem in April of 2009.  It was inspired by the old hymn, “The Ninety and Nine.”  I was that lost sheep until Jesus found me!  -Anita
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LOST NO MORE
 
There’s an old song sung,
Where a story is told,
Of ninety-nine sheep,
Who were safe in the fold.
 
But one lamb was lost,
It had gone astray;
Up on the mountain…
In the hills far away.
 
So, the Shepherd went looking Read more…


DO YOU WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

By Anita Mondragon
 
Back in the ’60s, I protested the Vietnam war.  I stood with my friends, held signs, and chanted along with the voices of outrage.  MY protest was the death of many of my classmates that occurred during that violent time in our history.    I looked up the life expectancy of a private soldier, and here’s what I found… The following is an account from :
 
Al Nolf, former Senior Chief (E-8) at United States Navy (1968-1989)
I served three Combat tours in Vietnam. ’70-71, ’73-’75 including Operations Eagle Pull, Frequent Wind, and Baby Lift, the evacuation of Saigon. Extraction.

Army Helo pilots came to duty as Warrant Officers with a 45 minute life expectancy. They were told so when they signed up. Read more…



Woman of Faith

By Marc Hays
 
She knows her Lord and Savior
she talks with Him
pleas with Him
puts her trust in Him
she seeks the Lord in all matters
She prays for strength
to be strong
for those she loves
She strives
fully and selflessly
for those she loves
She hopes
and seeks the best
for those she loves
She sacrifices
to lift up Read more…


DUMP THOSE OLD ‘FILES’!  PUT ‘EM IN THE CLOUD!

By Anita Mondragon
 
Back in 2006, the modern term of ‘cloud computing’ really took off. Old paper files became a thing of the past and now virtually everything is put in the cloud. This clears up a lot of space for the important things.
 
I had to look up that term to get its full meaning. Here’s what I found… Cloud computing is the on-demand availability of computer system resources, especially data storage and computing power, without direct active management by the user.
I really began thinking about the Spiritual connotation to this concept…especially the last part. You see, I have an old file cabinet I need to get rid of! You know the one I’m talking about…it’s the one in the back of my mind. You probably have one too.
 
Mine is full of folders that are decades old. Read more…


THE RED SOLUTION

By Anita Mondragon
 
Just off I-70, here in Colorado, stands a warehouse turned dispensary called, The Green Solution.  Its very name suggests that whatever ailment you possess…they have the solution …the cure for all of your problems.
 
However, their solution is only temporary.  It only lasts for a short while.  Once the effects of the drug, Marijuana wears off, your problems are back and as big as ever.  Your anxiety is still there.  Your depression…still there.  Loneliness?… Yep!  It’s still there.
 
So if I could have a moment of your time, I’d like to talk to you about The Red Solution. Read more…


A WALK IN PSALM 23

By Mark Hays
 
I’ve walked through the valley of the shadow of death,
Been in situations where I couldn’t catch my breath;
 
Had fears, like shadows, follow me wherever I go
Searched far and wide for something to ease my soul,
 
Until one day I found this Shepherd, a man from Galilee,
Who said leave everything behind and follow Me; Read more…


THE CHRISTIAN LIFE IS LIKE THE PERFECT JAR OF JELLY…

By Anita Mondragon
 
I’m sure you’ve heard the statement, “Life is like a box of chocolates…”  Well, I’m here to tell you that the Christian life is like a jar of jelly….
 
There’s a promise in the Bible that says: “The Lord shall preserve thee from all evil.  He shall preserve thy soul” -Psalm 121:7
 
Did you notice?  It says from ALL evil. Read more…


UNTIL LAMBS BECOME LIONS…

By Anita Mondragon
 
As I watch movies, the Lord really speaks to me and gives me a Spiritual perception as to what is being said.  I was watching a Robin Hood movie yesterday.  At one point, he and his men were going to go against the evil sheriff of Nottingham.  He made this statement to bolster the men in their resolve-for they were few in comparison.  He said, “Rise and rise again until lambs become lions.”  
 
Immediately this brought a Scripture to mind. Read more…


SATISFACTION…

By Anita Mondragon
 
Remember that old song by the Rolling Stones?  –  “I can’t get no satisfaction.”  Well, that has been a picture of the world for quite some time now, and it’s even worse in these present days!  Now that we’re locked up in our homes due to the virus, we are finding ourselves miserable.  Things we did before when we felt unsatisfied, we can no longer do.  Going out to eat when we want to, shopping, going to the mountains, visiting parks, going on vacation…the list goes on.  Truth is, these outings were/are nothing but bandages!  They do not ‘heal’ our wanton condition, they merely cover it up for a short time.  It’s like the alcoholic…the next drink is not the cure.  Read more…