Again , I battle my pride of position, the place where I sit upon my throne. The place I stand in my high and mighty fortress , overseeing my realm. Territories and authorities all about us, lands full of glory or disgrace. Ruling servants, arrogance on ones face or serving humbly; seeing it all as grace. We … More Positioning
Deep in the muck and the mud and the mire I began to be formed long before the fire. At first I was dry, lifeless and void, nothing of value or goodness; abhorred. But for the hands of the potter supreme who made me and formed me and molded me to be a vessel of truth and purity, a vessel of usefulness and integrity. From the muck and … More Song of the Clay
Musing on “The Pounding” I received a profound insight regarding what I call “the pounding” a while back. A little background first: My wife is a metal worker and designer of Jewelry, she explained the process of forming metal please consider this: The jeweler uses four elements for the work of shaping metal. 1. The … More The Pounding
This is the truth as I understand it and has led to life as I experience it. At the dawn of time, in the most ancient garden, the first man our father Adam chose to eat of the wrong tree; he ate the forbidden fruit of a tree of knowledge. It’s fruit was independent human … More The Truth; as I understand it
Well I have heard enough and I have seen enough and I know enough to know. I know a good thing when I’ve seen it and it’s a bad thing to let go. I have been around, I have been up and down, until I am bent out of control. If your worlds all in motion … More I have seen enough to know.
Setting the course heading up north, Forgetting not what’s been, wondering what will be, yet trusting, trusting, only in thee. I need not understand, simply trusting in thee; you are my compass. We flounder and fall and sometimes we crawl but it’s the motion that counts; curling in upon on self is death. Death … More Setting the Course
Looking for a better life, trusting in the God of lights. Ready for a better way, It’s time today. The old things have passed away, ready for a new way; at last it’s today. We to often sit and hide in fear rather than advance into what’s clear. To doubt and hesitate is to sit … More Waiting beside the door to the future.
Understanding at last?. Understanding the mystery of it all. To believe I can truly understand what’s outside me, Is I see quite simply Tomfoolery. Understanding, I perceive is beyond me Just now I see, it’s about you not me. Understanding at last? May the world perceive, It’s about you, not me; If truly they want … More Understanding
Glory too the Fire of Judgment. It burns the fire of judgment, it burns. It burns away the bonds and chains; it burns. It burns the fire of judgment, it burns away the dross and pain. Refiners fire, glory come, burn away, burn away. Oh glory, glory to the fire of Judgment, sent out from … More The glory of the fire of Judgment!
Vanity Fair, its temptations everywhere, Or majestic glory in holiest truth; Living in realms of wonder. These mutually exclusive kingdoms catch our hearts in between. Vanity Fair, serving our self-made airs, or seeking the face of grace in truth; It’s the choice we’ve made from youth. The realms of God, The kingdoms of this world, We … More Vanity Fair