Category Archives: government

PAYING TAXES/RECEIVING BENEFITS/AND OTHER MUSINGS

HEY YOUNG FELLOW, YOU GOING TO BE ABLE TO PAY FOR YOUR GRANDMA AND YOU? My first retirement (teacher’s) began 29 years ago; my second (social security) about 25 years ago.  I remember when I had to start paying SS … Continue reading

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WHY I AM A CAPITALIST

Some principles apply in either Capitalism or Socialism. 1.“render unto Caesar” Mark 12:17 2.  Romans 17:1  (obey authorities because they have been instituted by God) 3.  All work should be done “unto the Lord.”  Ephesians 6:7 ESV Rendering service … as … Continue reading

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REBUILD FENCES

The old fence is frail But serves nobly as a reminder – boundaries matter. ********** Fences are built to keep danger away as well as to keep safety within, or they may keep danger within and provide safety without.  Either way … Continue reading

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I’M OKAY, TOO BAD ABOUT YOU

Hezekiah is generally remembered as a Godly king; however, the last verse relating to his story as told by Isaiah is a very sad commentary about his later days.  Isaiah tells of the bondage to come “And some of your … Continue reading

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