“Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Come near to God and he will come near to you.” -James 4:7-8 I have a … Continue reading The Problem With Submission…
Dear Salvation Army, are we fooling ourselves? Are we seeing one thing within our ivory towers while the reality looks quite different? Please don’t take offense. I mean no disrespect. … Continue reading Dear Salvation Army, The Fish-Bowl Effect…
“In this all-out match against sin, others have suffered far worse than you, to say nothing of what Jesus went through—all that bloodshed! So don’t feel sorry for yourselves. Or … Continue reading Devotional Pondering – “This is going to hurt me more than it’s going to hurt you!”
“Don’t mess with nature.” This phrase is so true. Many people have gone out into nature, whether on the plains of the Serengeti or in the vast expanse of the ocean or … Continue reading Devotional Pondering: Death, Lions, Stinky Dark Pits & Prayer.
“Blessed are those who wash their robes, that they may have the right to the tree of life and may go through the gates into the city. Outside are the … Continue reading Are Your Robes Clean Or Is It Laundry Day?
“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength” (Mark 12:30) “Hey Dad guess what“, … Continue reading “Lord, I love you THIS much!”
I looked at my reflection in the screen of my ipad, it was a dark murky shape. I couldn’t distinguish any specific features. My head was only represented as a … Continue reading a simple truth: I need to let go
I was listening to music on the radio as I was dropping my children off at school this morning. Minding my own business, when God decided to pop in for … Continue reading “The God that never lets go!”
“If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there’d be peace.” ― John Lennon I was driving down the road when I saw it. It was a purple bill … Continue reading Stop Giving Dirty Diapers to God!
In the waning hours before the sunrise when soft light wisps through curtained window panes and before the sounds of busy lives begin again I renew my conversation with my … Continue reading Before my day (a Poem)
Life is marred by many things and busy schedules with phones that ring and Lord I confess I forget You. When worries increase and time flies by my space … Continue reading Lord I forgot about You! (A Poem and Prayer)
What if I actually did as Jesus instructed? What would that look like? Would the world be better off because of it? If I actually loved my enemy. If I … Continue reading Honest Questions…