• Colonizing the Mind

    11 July, 2018

    I am not perfect, but I am a limited edition. ~ anon My thoughts can define me as much as my successes honor me. Is life not won or lost in the battles of the mind? Wherever the mind regularly wanders the mouth and feet are sure to follow. The thoughts of my mind either build me up, or tear me…...[read more]

  • Christianity Confidential.

    10 July, 2018

    The Lord lives in secrets, canopied by deep and unsearchable things. Man can no more fathom God's mind than he will submit to the Lord's righteousness. God is a contrarian for His truth lives in parables. He and unredeemed mankind operate in reverse. They are incompatible. That which is…...[read more]

  • Reclaiming the Children & Youth

    9 July, 2018

    Children see heaven not only because they are innocent, but also incompetent. ~ Brennan Manning God has written His own divine youth project. Its purpose is to keep safe the young ones, then as adults they may not fail or fall. He seeks godly offspring. The Lord future-proofs children: Train a…...[read more]

  • The Place Reached by Waiting

    28 June, 2018

    The story is told of an ageing lady who had waited long upon the Lord. This woman was well accustomed to stopping and stillness. She frequented His presence and enjoyed much divine richness, seeking out no one. She was pained when separated for any duration from her heavenly Father. Her soul…...[read more]

  • A Parable of a Poor Fool

    12 June, 2018

    Foolishly stilI, I am too inspired by me. Do we ever doubt we are the best judge of our needs and desires? This misplaced self-confidence is the fruit of pride, that permanently foolhardy trust in self which inspires me only toward me. French short story writer Guy De Maupassant (1850-1893) told a…...[read more]

  • Reaching into Softness

    11 June, 2018

    Somewhere around 430 AD Abba John travelled to Syria to consult the great Egyptian monk, Abba Poemen. He was now well advanced in years. Abba John enquired of him about the gaining of a pure heart. Abba Poemen taught by parable: The nature of water is soft, that of stone is hard; but if a bottle…...[read more]

  • A Prayer from Life's Valley#

    7 May, 2018

    MY DEAR LORD... Let me learn from You: Lord high and holy, meek and lowly, You have brought me to the Valley of Vision, Where I live in the depths, but you see in the heights, Yet, hemmed in by mountains of pain and sin I behold Your glory. Let me learn Your paradox: That the way down is the…...[read more]

  • The Unfamiliar Way

    12 April, 2018

    A highway winds through life's valleys, climbs the ridges and paradoxically reaches to the sky. It is both pot-holed from unimaginable weather, and then sealed again by heaven itself. It is unseen to the blind; those who do not seek God's ways. It is not the path of an infant, or the child.…...[read more]

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