Tag: Fellowship at the Ranch

Fellowship at the Ranch – January 2015

Jim Wilkins 2015 has arrived and with it newness. A blank slate, an untouched chalk board, an unpainted canvas awaits you. What do you imagine this new year will bring? Image, imagine, and imagination look and sound as though they are synonyms. One only needs to “google” the word “imagine” to understand the vast difference.…

Fellowship at the Ranch – December 2014

The original promise given to the ancient Father figure Abraham was, “I will make you into a great nation, I will bless you… and all the peoples on earth will be blessed through you.” I suggest this ancient promise is being fulfilled literally throughout the world this Christmas. Think about it. Virtually every country in…

Fellowship at the Ranch – November 2014

Jim Wilkins Sometimes we escape the whole concept of Thanksgiving using the same fervor with which we have commercially extorted Christmas. We use the word “thanksgiving” as a euphemism for a whole day of gathering the family clan together to eat, drink and be merry watching football from dawn to dusk. Only in America where…

Fellowship at the Ranch – October 2014

Jim Wilkins Meditation is an often abused or misused word. In the search engine BING before all the links associated with the word is this definition: “the action or practice of meditating;” then it lists synonyms: “contemplation, thought, thinking, musing, pondering” and more. I found this odd because other meditation techniques of a mystical nature…

Fellowship at the Ranch

“Don’t lose your head,” in essence, once meant “to not have control of your emotions.” It could also mean “to become confused or overly emotional about someone or something.” Today the world is still in shock with the release of a video documenting the beheading of reporter James Foley. ISIS or ISIL, depending on which…