• Sharpening the Heart

    3 February, 2016

    Some men may seek to rob the world of poverty, while others may strangely share an equal energy for vengeance. Ambition is the home of eager intent and then energetic action. It can be both positive or negative in its pursuits. With shame I confess the time still arises when my ambitions remains…...[read more]

  • 2 Almost Random Ideas

    7 January, 2016

    Frustrating those close-by me all too often is my undeniable ability to voice a sequence of apparently disconnected thoughts that swim in tandem through the wash behind my eyes. Please forgive me if these two points below do not quite mesh, but nevertheless my simple prayer is they may be of some…...[read more]

  • 3 No Escape Verses

    4 January, 2016

    This following confession is as frank as it is real. I believe it will always humble my soul and burn my spirit, for it is a record of wrongs and the assailant of my pride: There are but a few lessons I have learned in life of any lasting value that did not arise out of hardship. I now know (for…...[read more]

  • How to Hammer Evil

    24 September, 2015

    Evil is self-replicating. Every moment of every day worldwide it successfully manages self-multiplication. Evil suggests it must be fought against with more power than it has already exerted; return fire with extra fire and to this day most men submissively agree yet again. An eye for an eye#, a…...[read more]

  • 4 Disagreeable Bible Verses

    22 September, 2015

    Jesus - the assassin... this counter-cultural Messiah inverts man's thinking, upending it to destroy the world's foolishness and remove its sin. Jesus would pinch the soul of each believer, whisper in their ear or tap them on a shoulder: which sin do you still write a treaty with?…...[read more]

  • Outrunning A Volcano

    3 September, 2015

    Stealth temptation descends across our thoughts at various times as we blindly (and proudly) consider ourselves immune from sin and its enticements. The invitation is to climb a punishing volcano shrouded in a mist of foolishness. The severity of the temptation is clouded and so the ascent begins.…...[read more]

  • The Perfect Storm Upon Grace

    14 July, 2015

    There is nothing new under the sun. What transpired two thousand years ago is repeated to this day. About eighteen months ago, in a small local cafe I sat stunned with a troubled brother. I listened. Silently I withered inside as a He jettisoned His obedience to Jesus. Blithely he justified…...[read more]

  • How to Avoid an Ambulance

    10 June, 2015

    Naivety should well be the domain of the Christ-dweller as much as innocence remains his virtue. Is this why Jesus instructs His disciples to pray - lead us not into temptation? Lead us not into temptation struck me some-time ago as a prayer I needed to daily repeat as I became increasingly…...[read more]

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