. Giving up the reins, That his glory might reign. Let your glory reign, rain on me, rain on me! May your glory be Established. We … More Giving up the Reins
There exists a separate place, a separate reality. In the heat of the desert, Under the scorch of the sun, Exists a place of peace. This place is built as the foundations of the earth. With the gifts of the mother and the blessings of time. It stands to greet the wind, … More A Separate Place
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
“Rest in me,” he said after a night of seeking Him. I had gone camping to find His counsel, to seek his face. It was in the morning He spoke; At Bodega Head He lead me to look into the churning seas, seeing them as the troubled waters of my soul, He said… “Rest is … More Rest in Me
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ precarious 1646, a legal word, “held through the favor of another,” from L. precarius “obtained by asking or praying,” from prex (gen. precis) “entreaty, prayer.” Notion of “dependent on the will of another” led to sense “risky, dangerous, uncertain” (1687). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “Every man’s ways are right in his own eyes, but in … More A Precarious Peace
Rhama, are to me inspired words or words enlightened by the Spirit of the living God. Jesus said; ” I know my sheep and me sheep know me, and my sheep hear my voice”. I believe that’s still as true today as it was when it was first spoken on the earth by the master of … More Words on Contentment and Satisfaction.
My musings about thinking too much! Socrates said ” an un-examined life is not worth living”, yet to much reasoning can become a tyranny of thought, a trap! . Excessive, compulsive, manic thought becomes a form of suicide. As John Lennon sang on his last album Double Fantasy; “Life is what happens too you while … More The Suicide of Thought
In spiritual communities ones choice is generally between small, deep and healthy or big, shallow and compromising . How leaders maintain unity without real intimacy or a sincere ability to rest into the required interdependence of true community is the challenge. Walking … More Leaving behind the Nicolaitans