Sleep, Marvelous Sleep

By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. »

The Name Above All Names

By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “Therefore God has highly exalted Him and bestowed on Him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess »

The End of the World

By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night, in which the heavens will pass away with a great noise, and the elements will melt with a fervent heat; both the earth and the works that »

Five Pristine Verses

By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him was not anything made that was made. In »

The Deceptive Father

By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.” John 8:44 C.S. Lewis said we could fall into one of two errors concerning devils: First is, do not believe »


By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. “So to keep me from becoming conceited because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, a thorn was given me in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to harass me, to keep me from becoming conceited. Three times I pleaded with »

This Month at PAYH: Monthly Newsletter, June 2023

Psalm 39:4-5 (NLT), "4 LORD, remind me how brief my time on earth will be. Remind me that my days are numbered, and that my life is fleeing away. 5 My life is no longer than the width of my hand. An entire lifetime is just a moment to you; human existence is but a breath." Young people, in general, often feel that they are invincible and they have all the time in the world. As you get older, you discover that it is simply not true. I am reminded of the old adage, "The days are long, but the years are short."

Graduating to What?

By Chaplain (Col) Stephen W. Leonard, USA, Ret. June is the month for many weddings and for most graduations. In two days, I am flying to New York City with my son and grandson, accompanying/assisting me with my granddaughter’s graduation from high school. Graduations are milestones that »

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