• 1 Parable, 1 Limerick & 2 Seas#

    15 November, 2018

    In Israel we have an interesting geographical phenomenon – there are two landlocked seas. One is alive and one is dead. The sea full of life is the Kinneret, better known as the Sea of Galilee. The dead sea is - you guessed it, the Dead Sea. Now the Kinneret is constantly emptying as it flows…...[read more]

  • Soaking the Soul's Wick

    14 November, 2018

    Complacency is an equal enemy to busyness for the disciple. Each lead to a spiritual negligence with the sure risk of faith's flame becoming snuffed out. As with the five wise maidens (See Matthew 25:1-13) I must deliberately stock fuel for my lamp. It is being that precedes doing. When the…...[read more]

  • That Evil Man-Flu!

    13 November, 2018

    Weighed down under the wicked suffering of the world's 'second-best/worst' man-flu - I thought! Honestly , it was all I could do. As almost a man-flu survivor (N.B. still recovering, sympathy still appreciated) I can tap away for a modicum of productivity. While supping countless cups…...[read more]

  • Tempting Thoughts

    12 November, 2018

    Temptation clothed in deceit has been satan's time honored ploy since the first apple of Eden. It always promises betterment but never delivers. Yet, temptation is continually successful. Temptation is not a call to sin but a call to battle. ~ Frederick Wood Temptation is the invitation to…...[read more]

  • Wrap My Heart In Divine Love#

    10 November, 2018

    It is with an enduring lament I now consider the massive effort my good Lord has exerted to gain my attention. If I only I was as willing in my devotion decades ago as the Puritans were centuries ago! There is such righteous Christian virtue and devotion in Puritan prayer. The following is worthy…...[read more]

  • The Real Trial of Faith#

    8 November, 2018

    Faith ushers us into the right relationship with God. It gives Him more opportunity to work well in our lives. Yet, God frequently knocks the bottom out of our experience as His saint to place us in direct contact with Himself. He wants each to understand that our sojourn on earth is a life of…...[read more]