Posts by Marilyn Godwin

July 17, 2016 Thought for the Week

Shortly before his death, Charles Darwin, with whom began the theory of organic evolution, said, “I was a young man with unformed ideas. I threw out queries and suggestions.  To my astonishment, they took like wildfire! People made a religion out of them.”  Later, shortly before his death, he suggested to a Christian friend that […]

Thought for the Week

Near the end of his illustrious career, Sir Winston Churchill was invited to address the graduating class of his preparatory school.  The headmaster of the school challenged the students to listen very carefully and take extensive notes on what this great man said. After the great introduction, Mr. Churchhill stepped to the podium and said: […]

A prayer for “National Morality” Father, I know the spirit of the world creeps into the body of Christ almost unawares sometimes, and before we know it, we can so easily be led astray and caught up in worldly actions (at times so subtly we don’t even recognize what has happened to us).   So […]

June 19, 2016

Thought for the Week . . . When Joshua and the Children of Israel followed God’s direction; marched around the City of Jericho for seven days; had the priests blow their trumpets; and had the people shout with a loud voice; it must have seemed like the greatest victory the world had ever experienced when […]

Thought for the Week

High atop the United States Capitol dome in Washington D. C. stands the statue of the stately “Freedom Lady”, almost 20 feet high.  Her face is framed by a crest of stars.  A shield of stars and stripes is in her left hand.  The Sculptured Freedom Lady was brought from Rome during a fierce storm, […]