Monthly Archives: September 2011

September 18

1-800-Yes-Word (1800yesword) Join the Bible League to Send Bibles to Africa!

Join the Bible League Spring 2015 campaign to send Bibles to Africa. Best way to donate to the Bible League. 1. Click this Link to give securely through the Bible League Website. 2. Or Call 1-800-Yes-Word and tell them Doug Bursch from Fairly Spiritual sent you.

The Secret to Contentment

Contentment is rooted in thanksgiving. At least 59 times the Scripture commands us to “give thanks” to the Lord. 1 Chronicles 16:34 states, “Oh give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever!” Psalms 136:1-3 admonishes us to “Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his […]

September 11

Bible League Africa Trip (Friday)

Friday was our last full day in Ethiopia. The travelers were somewhat haggard so we headed for a hotel with beds that were a tad bit more comfortable. I’ve been sleeping well during most of the trip, so I was alright with pretty much anything. However, I could understand the need for some to get […]

9/11 Memories of My Daughter

September 11th, 2011 is the tenth anniversary of my eldest daughter Kysa’s first day of preschool. Ten years ago, Kysa was a very thoughtful, but somewhat shy little four-year old girl. Today she is still extremely thoughtful. Her shyness disappeared shortly after entering school. So far it shows no signs of returning. Being the first […]

Bible League Africa Trip (Thursday)

Today was a bit of travel, about seven plus hours on the bus. One again I saw some glorious countryside that was simply beyond my expectations of Ethiopia. The famine of the eighties (We are the World) kind of twisted my conception of the Ethiopian culture and landscape. Ethiopia is not a feeding camp or […]

September 08

Bible League Africa Trip (Wednesday)

Bible League Ethiopia Trip (Wednesday) I don’t know if I’m a daily anything! This would also include journaling or blogging. Even so, I will try my best to write something. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Something. That’s one of the oldest journal jokes around. I […]

September 07

Bible League Africa Trip (Tuesday)

Bible League Ethiopia Trip (Tuesday) Tuesday is almost impossible to quickly journal or blog. Too much happened today for me to express any of it with the elegance and thoughtfulness it deserves. I saw the Kingdom of God advancing today through murderers, rapists, thieves, parents, children, college students, and communities. I saw a thousand reasons […]