Fires Burn

  Fires Burn, True hearts learn, Love shines through; hero’s!   The crucible of the flames, burns the dross and clears the shame.   Reality comes with the crisis, Facing choices that must be made. Second guessing comes later. In a moment our future is made.   Fires Burn, True hearts learn, Love shines through … More Fires Burn

Trouble Forms Us.

Trouble Forms Us   Something’s formed in trouble, Something found no other place. Realizations, revelations, Change comes outside the easy space.   Comforts, safety, security are often sought, Too often for our own good. The good of trouble is seldom understood.   We loose ourselves in our comforts, Finding mostly idols there. We are numbed … More Trouble Forms Us.

Changed

  We can not forget for we are changed. We have met the irreducible reality of death, While yet young, impressionable and engaged. We lost innocence, lost dreams, lost youth; forever   Changed.   Friends now are dearer, Family is dearer, Life is dearer. Time matters more,   For we are changed.   Why have … More Changed

Veneer Stripping

The Puritans believed through and through, “We” started with them, not perfectly, thoroughly. We have been left with veneer.   Many and long are the shadows since them. Veneer stripping is our work today.   Stripping away the veneer of good, The veneer of righteousness, The veneer of godliness, We call it tolerance, stripping away … More Veneer Stripping

Veneer-less

The Veneer is Gone.   The Veneer has rubbed off our culture, Exposed are our hearts, our hate, our self-serving ideologies. Where has compassion gone, where has understanding gone?   Gone.   When we think we are god’s we judge harshly and hate what we do not understand. We are wrong. We are powerless to … More Veneer-less

Extract yourself

  Extract yourself!   Extract yourself from entertaining the offenses, Offenses rampant in our culture of envy, blame, shame and guilt.   Give up your self righteousness and superiority, become clear!   Set yourself free. Become grateful!* Become sincere, Become understanding, Give up your offense, Give up your defense,   Come clean!   *(Psalm 104:4) © 170726 … More Extract yourself

Son of Pumpkin Butt

Son of Pumpkin Butt   You laugh? She raised a single eyebrow, inquisitively. She overweight- still inspiring  reflection. The superior English instructor, my mother.  “Your reach should exceed your grasp or what’s a heaven for.” Quoted she, quoting Browning the dead Englishmen of old.   We have forgotten the greats, focusing rather on our selves … More Son of Pumpkin Butt

Circling two

. Circling oneself, Seeking fulfillment on ones own terms. Circling, circling, circling; seeking; . Wait. .  Turn to me and you will see differently; says He! He who is the beginning and the end, The creator speaks to those who circle supreme truth.  . Circling but not accepting? He is truth! He is the center, … More Circling two