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
Where was God when…. Fifty nine died and 500 were injured in Los Vegas, Where was God? God was there: Transforming chaos with compassion, Releasing courage to face the fear, Inspiring bravery, selflessness and sacrifice. God was facing down evil with the good. God was there as he is here! … More Where was God?
I think I understand, Life is not a wilder-land, but a garden still. I think I understand, Not to be a preacher or teacher or a tiller of the earth, But a tiller of ones heart, of the soul, of the wonder of it all. Life is not a wilder-land but a garden one must … More Life is not a wilder-land
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.
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
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
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
Our life is a war, Our mind the battlefield, Our thoughts the weapons, Our decisions the out-come, Life or death? Say’s I. “See, I have set before you today life and good, and death and evil… The blessing and the curse. Therefore choose life, So that you and your descendants may live…, For … More Our life is a war
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
Who cares for truth in a lawless age, when pope and potentate rage? Who cares for Truth in this lawless age where relativity contends aginst the sage? The scales shift to suit the headlines or the editors view, will this really do? Finding Truth will save our time if quick we look to histories chime, … More Who cares for truth in a lawless age?