Fasting and Feasting


by Mike Ratliff

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” (Matthew 5:6 ESV)

My dear Christian brothers and sisters, God took me away from writing and blogging for a week. He made it so that I had no time for anything but being a good husband, father, father-in-law, son and friend every day since Tuesday last. I spent a week in Oklahoma preparing for the marriage vow renewal ceremony for my wife and I. My time during this period was mostly with my wife and daughter during the day and my son-in-law in the evening. The ceremony was very well done. My son and my son-in-law took care of picking up my parents, making sure they made to the ceremony then taking them home afterward. I got to see some friends from our old church in Oklahoma whom I rarely get to see. After the reception, my wife and I drove to Guthrie and spent the next two nights in a Bed and Breakfast there complements of our children.
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