My Mother and Father who are on the "Streets of Gold" with the Lord, Dr. Ken Dychtwald of AgeWave.com and Dr. Walter Bortz, II. My Agent.
I enjoy My Daily Quiet Time, Church, walking, traveling, Dining Out, Reading, Writing, Music, Spending time with Family, Walking on the Beach, Sunsets, Sunrises, Life, Inspiring and Motivating others, Hosting my Syndicated Radio Shows - "Aging Outside the Box®" & "Aging Outside the Box® Christian Spiritual Sparks and writing my Articles for my Syndicated Fabulous after Fifty On-Line Column !
We Celebrate "Fabulous after 50®-Finding Fulfillment for Tomorrow" for being choosen for inclusion into the General Board Global Ministries United Methodist Church Women's Division Book Reading Program, "Nurturing for Community", for 2004. We are very honored for this great opportunity, and we wish the United Methodist Church Women's Division the very best as their membership constantly grows to New Heights... Mar. 1, 2007...
a WebMD Special with Jeanie L. Davis, Senior Writer with WebMD Health as she Interviews "The Golden Egg of Aging" - Shirley W. Mitchell in addressing both personal and professional goals, and providing steps to take in meeting them... Mar. 12, 2007...
Tatiana Munévar, Sub editora de Vida de Hoy (Assitant Editor, Writer & Journalist for the Life Style Section) Interviewed "The Golden Egg of Aging", Shirley W. Mitchell for an Article on "Women Over 50 - Their New Role in Our Society"... Mujeres que reivindican los 50 y 60 años como una etapa próspera para el género femenino
In the Fall Season of 2005, a Small Writing Group of Southern Ladies from the Sand Mountain area in Northern Alabama rekindled friendships, getting together to form a Literary Support Group. Some of them had been meeting for years prior to this get-to-gether. Now it was time for them to share on a more regular routine. So these 5 Southern Authors - Happy Martin, a well-known, well-established Food and Travel Author; Shirley Mitchell, an Author who not only writes about making the most of Life at Any Age, but one who lives out her words; Alice Duckett, formerly from Albertville, now living in Anniston, has written for several newspapers, including The Gadsden Times; Barbara Eubanks, a Christian Humor Author who blends devotions with humor, and Lori Boatwright, a talented essayist and a great future novelist, bring a plethora of ideas and interesting pieces of writing to each meeting. They have found great strength and encouragement for their individual literary endeavors, and development for our talents by listening to and sharing with each other. Rotating the site of their meetings among the homes of the members, we not only look forward to being sounding-boards for each others work-in-progress, but we delight in and look forward to the great refreshments (which now have evolved into full gourmet meals) the hostess provides. She is the Celebrity Radio Talk Show Host" of the Syndicated Radio Show "Aging Outside the Box®". Produced in conjunction with Lighthouse Coastal Productions, "Aging Outside the Box®" is a Weekly One-Hour LIVE Broadcast Show aired every Thursday night at 2PM-HIST, 3PM-AKST, 4PM-PST, 5PM-MST, 6PM-CST, 7PM-EST & 8PM-AST. The Show features Special Guests and Important Topics like Aging, Baby Boomers, Seniors and Senior Lifestyles, Over 50, Women's and Men's Issues, Health, Diet, Exercise, Fashion, Beauty, Nutrition, Faith, Travel, Reference, Culinary and Literary, along with some of the most important Medical Information of today as we interview Authors, Writers, Speakers, Artists and Business, Medical and Media Professionals. Listeners who have questions or comments for the Host or Guests can connect to the Show at Skype-AgentLHCP or send us an E-Mail to Host @ agingoutsidethebox.net. Shows are "Linked" to over 120 Sites On-Line. The cost to be a "
--->AVOIDING those Everlasting DELUSIONS in 2014<---
No MATTER how you look at it; a Delusion [the act of deceiving by creating illusionary ideas] is still a DELUSION ... and when it comes to liars and deception, Jesus tells us in John 8:44, "For you are the children of your father the devil, and you love to do the evil things he does. He was a murderer from the beginning. He has always hated the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, it is consistent with his character; for he is a liar and the father of lies" (NLT).
In Matthew 7:13-14, Jesus tells us that in life, there are only two roads to travel. Sort of like when he tells us that "I am the ONLY way to the Father!" One of those roads are exceptionally wide and for whatever reason; it is the preferred route of the multitudes; even though it leads to destruction. He also tells us of the other road, and compares it to a Narrow Path; but also tells us that it is the least traveled; of the two! And this is a tragedy of eternal proportions because it is the Narrow Path that leads its travelers to the narrow gate leading to heaven.
Nevertheless, several questions linger when I contemplate why a person would turn down God's gift of salvation rather than turn their lives around by accepting Jesus as their Savior in order to be rid of sins, slave like hold and the prospect of hell? Then again, why do so many folks end choosing the wide road leading to destruction when the Bible is so clear and concise as to sin and how God has provided us, freely, a way back to Him?
And for me, it is not a huge mystery as Paul tells us in Romans 1:21-25 (LB), "Yes, they knew about him all right, but they wouldn't admit it or worship him or even thank him for all his daily care. And after a while they began to think up silly ideas of what God was like and what he wanted them to do. The result was that their foolish minds became dark and confused. Claiming themselves to be wise without God, they became utter fools instead. And then, instead of worshiping the glorious, ever-living God, they took wood and stone and made idols for themselves, carving them to look like mere birds and animals and snakes and puny men. So God let them go ahead into every sort of sex sin, and do whatever they wanted to?yes, vile and sinful things with each other's bodies. Instead of believing what they knew was the truth about God, -->they deliberately chose to believe lies.<--"
The sad thing is, the demonic delusion is growing stronger each day, and what's worse is that it seems to be gaining in popularity! That is why it is called deception? Or a lie? It is an out-and-out attempt by Satan and his minions to deceive the multitudes in order to gather unto themselves as many of God's creative beings as possible for judgement and hell ... and make no mistakes, God will send those who deny His gift of grace, straight to hell!
Will you be deluded? Will you purchase, hook, line and sinker, the "lie of lies?" Will you join the masses that are surely on the "Freeway to Hell?"
The Bible implores each of us to turn our eyes upon Jesus. To turn our ears in His direction, so they can hear the truth of an ages old Gospel that whispers quietly and steadily that Jesus is the only way to the Father! Anything else, as good as it sounds, or as sound as it sounds, is merely a delusion. A lie from the devil. A lie from those who have gone before you, and want so badly for you to follow them to destruction! And with each day, individuals, or mankind collectively, comes that much closer to their personal day of judgement ... there is no time to waste.
What will it be? Mass DELUSION ... leading to mass destruction? Or will it be responding to the Gospel of Grace? To kind of quote Mr. Rod Serling (of Twilight Zone fame), "You're traveling through life ... a life of worldly dimensions that include not only what you see, but what you hear reverberating and echoing throughout your heart, soul and mind; you are on a one way journey that could lead to a wondrous land whose boundaries are beyond anything imaginable ... and that's the signpost up ahead ... your next stop could be the Narrow Path ... the only path leading to 'Heaven!'"
The New Year looks to be full of promises, as more prophesies of His Second Coming come to pass! I am excited with each new day I have, as that puts me one day closer to the Rapture of the church! One more thing that will help you to have a better year as you walk the Narrow Path is the publication of a "Selected" collection of past Trail Mix Letters! If you want to know where to get your own copy, let me know!