• The Cancer of Resentment

    24 August, 2016

    Resentment swings as a dull grey pall above relationships. Anger then turns this grey to black. Resentment promises an unspoken vengeance. But from silence it can only deliver a deadly war. It is a tent to the passive aggressive, the canopy over bitterness. Resentment is the harbor of a bitter…...[read more]

  • Living Beyond the Sky

    23 August, 2016

    All creatures great and small await their appointed seasons and times. These are of Heaven and cannot be contained, changed or controlled. What is under the sky cannot alter what is above the sky. No man can push the sky away. It is helplessness alone, an oh so willing surrender that God seeks…...[read more]

  • The Competition for My Soul

    22 August, 2016

    That which controls a man owns him. A man's appetites are his rudder. His desires steer and then trap him. (See Proverbs 11:6) I have been mastered far too long, by far too many false lords - all are vocal passions hovering in the competition for my soul. Pleasure and Self-Interest are always…...[read more]

  • Making a Money Sandwich

    21 August, 2016

    Wealth sits in God's unlocked vault. We all will live very, very well, a rich life when each day is sandwiched between these two verses: ...though your riches increase, do not set your heart on them. (Psalm 62:10b) O Lord Almighty, blessed is the man who trusts in you. (Psalm 84:12) If…...[read more]

  • The Profit of Waiting

    18 August, 2016

    Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you; therefore he will rise up to show you compassion. For the Lord is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for Him! (Isaiah 30:18) Eons have passed while I washed myself in this foolish belief: I am the best author of my destiny. I find this an…...[read more]

  • Abraham, Arabs & God's 'Slow' Promises

    17 August, 2016

    The very nature of promise must first mean a waiting room, that period of eager hope. God promised a man of great age he would become a father. (Genesis 15:4) His wife was both barren and impossibly elderly. The man was Abraham, his wife - Sarah. Sarah suggested her plan, a Plan B for children…...[read more]