An old country music song had the above line in it several times. I can't recall who recorded it, but it was really heart touching. America and the world in general need all the help that is available.
I should have said something. I don't know why I said that or did that. It sure was stupid. It cost me a little but I don't regret it one bit. It was good that we spoke up about that. An old saying we use to hear as kids was, look before you leap.
Children are encouraged from early childhood to elementary school to middle school to high school to do a good job. Then we encourage them to go to college or trade school and beyond. This is largely in preparation to have a good and successful 30, 40 or 590 years of employment.
The news broadcasts and daily papers have had plenty of painful reports lately. Sunday's Pioneer Press showed the picture of the man who killed the 16-year-old Harding High School girl. He had a bad history of speeding and driving without a drivers license.
Tom Erie graduated from North St. Paul High School in 1969. It was my privilege to teach him in biology and coach him in track and cross county when he was in ninth grade. Tom was a very determined competitor. After high school he ran track and cross country at Bemidji State University.
The word "Rapture" is used by many Christians. It refers to the time when Christ will come back to take His people to heaven. This word is not used in the Bible. It was probably brought into end times vocabulary during the 17th century.
Recently I finished reading a book entitled "Prophetic Turning Points" by Dr. David Jeremiah. It contains 12 chapters based on 12 sermons that he preached in his church. He is pastor of The Shadow Mountain community church, a large church in California.