My story is one of turbulent seas of trouble mitigated by the ever-present hand of the master mariner. Really! He showed up when I was a child of four. To young to question, or dismiss he spoke; I listened, His question implied a response of obedience or independence – I obeyed. Then the real trouble … More No Proof, Only Witness
I wrestled again last night with that imposing pressure. That force that tries to imprint on my heart – my insufficiency, my inadequacy, my need! At dawn I saw that it was my effort to ward off that sense, my defenses and self projections, call it what you will- They are real problem. … More Becoming True
I have observed that one buys or sells their integrity with every transaction of will or desire. When it comes to financial deals particularly, we are always challenged (or tested), it seems to cut someone or something out of a deal; to our unjust gain. We buy or sell our integrity with every transaction. … More Ethical Integrity
The King rules over the land. The Prophet rules over the sacred words. The priest intercedes between the heavens and the earth. The poet lives in all three and inhabits them all simultaneously.
I recently had what I would define as two successive spiritual dreams. They both related to how one approaches life. They are important. In one dream I was in the hold of a large ship with other men I recognized as strong builders, sailors or craftsmen. I had determined or been chosen to design a … More Do you float or sail on the sea’s of life?
My musing over the last few years has been largely an attempt to discern and ferret out the differences between Hebrew philosophy and theology and Christian philosophies and theologies . It seems to me each is summed up as: Christian philosophy is largely about being right and behaving properly while Hebrew philosophy is about becoming … More Musing on theology & philosophy
Three profound and excellent books *** I read renewed my heart and mind. All where summed up in a picture that entered my mind during a time of prayer.. The following imperfect but illustrative analogy is bringing an integration of my heart and mind. I now understand the spiritual movements of the human heart in a much … More My Heart the Pendulum Swings for You
The introduction to my story(password jahh) begins; “Such is my story, a walk of faith along the road of life, fenced by prayer and the word of God.” The center-line to my road of my life is honest accountable relationships; with God and men. I have formed a structured relationship with a man 10 years … More Walking along the creators way!
The Scriptures say we are a royal household, Kings & Priests, One day we will cast our crowns at the feet of our Lord – King of the Universe. Consider now the jewels in our crowns. I see them as trouble, troubles that pressed us to grow. Troubles- our pain and suffering, Troubles … More Jewels for your crown.
Up Until Now… Up until now I allowed a disconnect between my heart and my head. Up until now I could feel the big ball of emotions; my reactions to others pulsating just outside of my gut. Some feelings I could discern others would flood me there were many and so strong, I could not … More Up until now.