Day: June 18, 2010

Getting There

Oswald Chambers 90x115 by Oswald Chambers 

Where our self-interest sleeps and the real interest is awakened. “They . . . remained with Him that day . . . .” That is about all some of us ever do. We stay with Him a short time, only to wake up to our own realities of life. Our self-interest rises up and our abiding with Him is past. Yet there is no circumstance of life in which we cannot abide in Jesus.

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Fixing the Gulf Oil Crisis

Stephen Flurry 90x115 by Stephen Flurry 

Just hours before President Obama addressed the nation about the Gulf oil spill on Tuesday, BP temporarily suspended its siphoning operations after one of its tankers was struck by lightning. It was yet another setback for a cleanup effort that has been almost as disastrous as the spill itself. “From the beginning,” the New York Times wrote earlier this week, “the effort has been bedeviled by a lack of preparation, organization, urgency and clear lines of authority among federal, state and local officials, as well as BP.”

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