• Soul Scaffold ~ Temptation's Wrestle

    9 November, 2017

    Temptation uncovers the desires of the heart. Faithfulness reveals the strength of the heart. The wrestles are in the middle. When tempted, no one should say, ‘God is tempting me.’ For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone; but each person is tempted when they are…...[read more]

  • Finding Good in God

    28 August, 2017

    Every second of every day, at the point of any suffering God's marketing arm is found wanting. Until the good Lord returns each new day continues as 'Groundhog Day' for Him. It is a task of moral and intellectual laziness, a simpler choice to make - that God is bad or impotent, not…...[read more]

  • There Is No Easy Space

    13 January, 2017

    No easy space exists for those who would bear Christ's cross, surrender their will and audit their life in obedience to Him who was faithful unto death. Myself rages at me, I no longer whisper to me. The more I endeavor to subdue me, the harder me will resist. My wrestle with myself is my…...[read more]

  • 5 Smooth Stones to fell your Goliath#

    11 January, 2017

    Giants still menace every Christian life, those who choose to travel those rocky and thorn edged paths of faith. Goliaths still tower over believers, filled by pride they threaten loss and then death. Their god is their might, but their arrogance is their downfall. The foolish proud ones whose…...[read more]

  • When the Back is too Bent

    1 December, 2016

    There comes the time when the back is too bent or the walking stick too short... Much conflict, distress and trouble is already laid out, awaiting the Christian who would walk in their Lord's shadow for all wickedness to see. Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and…...[read more]

  • That Day to Trust

    30 November, 2016

    When the day breaks as bleak as the night was lonely... When rest flees and health holds its hand... When friends leave and the purse follows... 3 truths to hide in the heart and save upon the soul: "One day we will meet beside the river and our Lord will dry every tear. For now, we must live…...[read more]

  • Life's Easiest Truth

    12 October, 2016

    It is too easy, simply too easy... We live a cosmos of fractured love and broken promises, little wonder nation upon nation of human souls stagger for acceptance and are fearful of disapproval. So into the monastery of the soul I (and infinite others) retreat. Austerity with the real me is…...[read more]

  • The Pot that Wept#

    30 August, 2016

    This anonymous tale of two clay pots has raised hearts and bandaged wounds for countless generations in various forms - for: it is from poverty of spirit that the kingdom of God is received . These were no ordinary pots for they could chat. One was beautiful and exquisite, the other damaged…...[read more]

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