Kicking Donkeys and Taking Names on Black Friday

Great, and true, commentary on the tragedy of commercialism in our culture.

Resting in His Grace

Hi folks! It’s me… one of the authors over at RIHG. Just wanted to check in on this blustery fall evening here in northeast Florida. I’ve been camped outside of Barnes & Noble for five days now. I have to admit I’m pretty surprised to find I’m all alone with relatively few hours to go before opening. You know, with all the great sales on Friday! Hey! You better get on down here… there’s limited quantities available. I’m hoping to get a great deal on D. A. Carson’s most recent. I have my NOOK in hand and as soon as the doors open, I’m hitting download man! Excuse me a moment, my wife is calling. Do what dear? No, no… Weezie’s doing fine. She’s standing right here beside me. Do what? Oh yes, she has plenty of water and hay. What’s that honey? You don’t understand why I had to…

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About Steven Sawyer

God blessed me with the gift of writing. Mom told me I wrote paragraphs in second grade when others were learning to write sentences. I spent more than three decades in professional writing gigs. For the past eight years I've combined my passion for writing with my love for the Lord. He and I write a Christ-centered, family-friendly blog to glorify God Monday-thru Friday at My wife and I have four grown children and two precious granddaughters we co-parent with their mom. I'm a Galatians 2:20 disciple of Christ seeking to allow Christ to live His life in me, through me, and as me.

2 Responses to Kicking Donkeys and Taking Names on Black Friday

  1. ptl2010 says:

    Blackest Friday turns to hope and joy with Jesus resurrection power. He can turn every nightmare into glorious day when we experience resurrection from the curse of sin and death through belief in Him.. If only it applies to everyone – unhappily not all know, want or believe it is possible. They will remain in darkest hell forever if they continue to worship self or the devil or materialism and other gods.

    • Steven Sawyer says:

      Thank you, as always, Evelyn. God bless you and your wonderful ministry. It is a privilege to be a part of this outreach to others.

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