Beverly Parkison aka Lateblooming Designs

The Domain for Truth

Perhaps one of the most disturbing place I’ve been to has been the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum.  I visited there many years ago.

Here’s a bit about it:

Tuol Svay Pray High School sits on a dusty road on the outskirts of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. In 1976, the Khmer Rouge renamed the high school S-21 and turned it into a torture, interrogation and execution center. Of the 14,000 people known to have entered, only seven survived. Not only did the Khmer Rouge carefully transcribe the prisoners’ interrogations; they also carefully photographed the vast majority of the inmates and created an astonishing photographic archive. Each of the almost 6,000 S-21 portraits that have been recovered tells a story shock, resignation, confusion, defiance and horror. Although the most gruesome images to come out of Cambodia were those of the mass graves, the most haunting were the portraits taken by the Khmer…

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 Michael Jeshurun

 There came to Him (Jesus) the chief priests and the scribes, and the elders. And say unto Him, By WHAT authority doest Thou these things? And WHO gave Thee this authority?” [Mark 11:27,28].

How history repeats itself! “From WHAT College have YOU graduated? And in WHICH Seminary were YOU trained”? are the modern forms of this query!

[A.W. Pink]

Recently I posted an article by a Brother who clearly exposed and repudiated the error of Transubstantiation or the ‘Real-Presence of Christ in the bread and wine, and the people who were contending for this error, were more interested in the ‘credentials’ of the said Brother than the truth he had presented!

The question to ask is not “WHO gave you the authority to preach” but “Is your preaching in accord with God’s word”? The…

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The photo is  a little  wonky but this is the finished product . Thank you treats for all of my Moms caregivers as she will be discharged from the swing-bed this week. I haven’t been in blog land lately so most of you don’t know the challenges in my family as of late.

A little over a month ago my Mom fell and although we first thought big turned out to be a deal after all. Once we had x-rays, a week later, turns out she had fractures on her pelvic and tail bones. Thankfully no surgery came into play but she has been in the care of both UMMC and Methodist Rehab and now finishing up in Baptist Med. Center Leake  swing-bed.  It has been over a month of caregiving and they need to be thanked.

That is what I do when I can’t do much else…craft …to show how much we are thankful for the care she has received. Looking back I probably should have chosen something else but it is what it is and finely they are finished. Too many steps in this project but I hope they enjoy.

Of course they deserve a real thank you card as well.DSCN2360

Now the rest of the story..This card was made several months ago. A couple of cousins were planning to visit their Aunt, my Mom, but had to cancel their trip. I wanted to thank them for making the long trip to visit but since they didn’t I decided to give the card to the caregivers at MR. Well…things got crazy and that never happened so…this card and one very much like it will go to the wonderful caregivers at BMCL. Both the nursing station and the therapy room deserve more than a card and a plop of candy but you get the idea.

Don’t ever underestimate the good that comes from good Christian caregivers. They put up with a lot and are making stars for their crowns.

I seem to have several new followers on this blog and I am thankful for them also. I do need to do this more often but sometime others have such good thoughts and ideas I seem to stay busy reblogging instead of doing my own thing. That needs to change….so please come back..leave a comment so I know you have been here and I’ll be back soon.

Don’t forget…This is the Lords’day..Rejoice and be glad in it.

Love you all…beverly

Absolute Truth from the Word of God

One of the most nefarious figures in modern American history, Saul Alinsky, joked about “Organizing Hell.”  He’s had 47 years to bring this task to fruition.

The reader knows that I am joking here, but even joking about this man’s eternity in hell seems un-Christian and perhaps unfeeling.  But is it?

Saul Alinsky occasionally quoted from the Bible during his life on earth. He must have known about the reality of hell:

“For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse”  (Romans 1:20).

An interview with Alinsky from 1966:

The intent of this article is to reveal the heart of today’s LEFT, and how they truly consider “Rules for Radicals” to be their bible.

The rest of this article will have the most famous (infamous) of…

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Impromptu Promptlings

Those of you who have been hanging out with me for awhile may remember a post I wrote about a special Christmas moment our son, Brandon, had at work a couple years ago. I can’t find the bloomin’ post right now, but here’s the gist of it.

One week before Christmas a lady came into the store where he worked to pick up a set of linen napkins she’d ordered to match her Christmas tablecloth. She was having a big family dinner on Christmas Eve. Unfortunately, whoever had ordered them had ordered the wrong ones. She was horribly, HORRIBLY upset and crying. Brandon overheard her arguing with one of the sales clerks and went to see what the problem was.

He listened to her story then had her set down in his office while he proceeded to call other stores looking for the right ones. Finally he found them and…

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Is Music Neutral?

I am so glad you clarified this.

Is Music Neutral?

Michael Jeshurun

On a Forum some time ago a Sister in Christ asked me as to what constitutes true worship. She wrote – “I know that many only worship with Psalms, but the scriptures say “psalms, hymns and spiritual songs – making worship in your heart to the Lord.” My husband and I usually worship the Lord with some of Gadsby’s Hymns, though I am unable to sing. It would be interesting to see what others believe is True Worship.

Pasted below is the answer the Lord led me to write –

Dear Sister,

The question which you have raised is indeed an important one for the Christian. If you had asked me this question in your living room over a cup of tea, my answer would have been plain and simple and straight to the point. This is because you are already for the most part…

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Prayerfully Contemplating

thought about this subject you should.

Reasoned Cases for Christ

This is the Reverend Sam Allberry and you may have noted that I recently posted an article that featured a conference Sam gave in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada a while ago which was recorded and I subsequently linked five of the videos for it. Sam is a priest within the Anglican Church of England who also happens to be homosexual, in that he is sexually and romantically attracted to men but he does not, nor has he ever, practised or acted upon his homosexual leanings. I personally watched all of the five videos and I thought that they were all Biblically sound. I also thought that they addressed an issue within the Christian Church that for far too has often been short sighted and lacking in compassion and Biblical understanding.

Just to set the record straight, I will list some of Sam’s stated Biblical beliefs.

Sam does NOT recognize same…

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