Pearls of Wisdom Blog

As a writer with a ferocious writing appetite I would like to share things of interest to me that might be interesting to you as well. Throughout our natural lives we face many challenges from numerous sources. How we deal with them matters to God so it should matter to us. In this blog I will share my thoughts and opinions of the “stuff” we have to deal with in hopes it might help you stay focused upon the grand prize. The salvation of your immortal soul is at hand.

A peek through the veil…

By Greg Middleton | October 18, 2019

Preface: To write about such a subject one must be extremely prayerful. Likewise to use the Word of God in order to formulate your opinion places one out on a limb with God. Even though I am like a kid anxious to open his…

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Stupid is as stupid does

By Greg Middleton | October 16, 2019

(THIS IS NOT A SPIRITUAL ESSAY) This phrase was used in the movie called Forrest Gump. It was derived from an older statement, “handsome is as handsome does.” Ultimately it comes down to one that we all know which is, “beauty is only skin…

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Disparity

By Greg Middleton | October 15, 2019

Disparity among people is one of the most troubling things about our society. There are those that have so, so much and yet those who have almost nothing at all. When you look at wealth distribution, the top 1 percent of households in America…

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AMERICA

By Greg Middleton | October 10, 2019

We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of Liberty to ourselves an our prosperity, do ordain the establish…

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Through the Eyes of God

By Greg Middleton | October 9, 2019

Most believers have heard of the phrase: “What would Jesus do?” There is even an acronym that we have adopted, WWJD that makes it quick. The point is to try to imagine what Jesus would do in any given situation that one faces in…

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When bad things happen

By Greg Middleton | October 7, 2019

As you go through life you will notice that both good and bad things happen. No one is immune to the forces of life itself. Even with the best of planning you can’t predict exactly when or what life will unfold. But one thing…

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Who are we?

By Greg Middleton | October 2, 2019

In society people have to learn how to live amongst each other for their common good. Therefore each of us has a responsibility to one another. My role is to do everything possible to add to the good of others rather than taking away…

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Humility

By Greg Middleton | October 1, 2019

Humility is the quality of being humble. Humble means to show a modest or low estimate of one’s own importance. Furthermore it means to be meek, respectful, submissive, self-effacing, or the opposite of being prideful or overbearing. There is a lot to unpack about…

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Rationalizing God

By Greg Middleton | September 26, 2019

“To thine own self be true.” This is a line written by William Shakespeare in Hamlet. It implies that we have a dual nature. I only mention dual personas but there could be more sub-categories. The main distinctions are the inner and outer self.…

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Two things…

By Greg Middleton | September 22, 2019

“O Death, where is your sting.” “O Hades, where is your victory.” As mortal beings there are two things that are unavoidable, death and sin. One we can’t do anything about and the other has a remedy. As a Christian we learn that the…

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