There are days when it’s a pleasure and delight to write. My brain is focused on the new idea and I am chafing at the bit to get it onto my page. It’s like Jeremiah crying “ “His word is in my heart like a fire, a fire shut up in my bones. I am weary of holding it in; indeed, I cannot. Jeremiah 20:9 … Continue reading RISE!
When my mind is screaming, I will remember You are my God of peaceWhen my soul is confused, I will remember You are the God of truthWhen I am surrounded by darkness, I will remember You are the Light in the darknessWhen I feel isolated, I will remember you are the God of unfailing love For my heart may feel, but my faith is not … Continue reading Yahweh, He Is.
Dreams, goals and visions. We are told we need them to motivate us and to get us going in life. We have to keep going and climb the mountain. But for some of us the mountain seems unclimbable and even worse when we do get near the top we find the view is not what we thought. So what we do is look for another … Continue reading Visions Foundations
My last post left with me ranting about the state of a world I don’t understand and me wanting to hide in a cave somewhere. I can’t say I’ve completely gotten over that impulse, the wombat and I are still in negotiations. However, after my wife “encouraged” me into leaving saying I was being self indulgent and negative (I have chronic depression, waddaya expect?), anyway, … Continue reading Leaving the Cave
I just looked back at my recent posts and found that I am usually quiet and thoughtful yet positive writer. Today…. not as much. but maybe that’s okay. Today I look at the screen and I am lost. I have been filled with news of spikes in contaminations, death tolls and second waves. I am aware of isolation and the drain of routines disrupted. I … Continue reading Stuck
You see, nowhere am I asked to have faith in an act of God but I am told to have faith IN God. Continue reading Faith In The Absence Of The Miracle
Then John’s disciples came and asked him, “How is it that we and the Pharisees fast often, but your disciples do not fast?” Jesus answered, “How can the guests of the bridegroom mourn while he is with them? The time will come when the bridegroom will be taken from them; then they will fast. “No one sews a patch of unshrunk cloth on an old … Continue reading Spilled Wine
As a father and as a man living with chronic depression I find life difficult at times. The idea of grace is one I struggle with particularly. How does a perfect and holy God deal with a broken and dysfunctional human being like me? He can’t overlook imperfection as that would mean His purity is arbitrary and not actually part of His nature. So, what … Continue reading In the Middle of Us