• A Parable of Slow Suffering

    24 February, 2019

    An empty large jar sat disused, neglected for an extended time on a kitchen shelf. It was well made and strong. The glass thicker than most. It was suitable for an abundance of uses, but at this point in time it was not even suited to be an ornament. He who owned the jar had also made it. He was…...[read more]

  • Poking the Dragon

    24 November, 2018

    The good Lord discriminates. His verdict is soon for earth. The harvesting sickle hovers. Mankind abhors discrimination, for he holds no discerning heart. When God sought to honor the new King Solomon He invited Solomon, through a dream, to ask for whatever he would want. Solomon's timeless…...[read more]

  • A Heart for Wisdom.

    22 November, 2018

    Israel's second king, King Solomon remains synonymous with wisdom. He was wiser than any other man. Solomon spoke 3000 proverbs, he wrote 1005 songs and also described God's creation. (See 1 Kings 4:29-34). His heart did not tarry in the wilderness of fools, so let our hearts too find sage…...[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]

  • 9 Challenges to Common Thought

    5 November, 2018

    Voltaire (1694 - 1778) lived dangerously. A fine thinker and author, he challenged French authority, spent two sentences in jail and lived in exile. Voltaire (1725) bravely observed: It is a dangerous thing to be correct when those in authority are wrong. Would you fly in the face of human…...[read more]

  • Blessed Is The Man Who Crawls...

    1 November, 2018

    Proverbs speak of things hidden from men's minds, but necessary to their hearts. Proverbs can hold surprising notions and predict unseen outcomes. They offer understanding that wisdom may find lodgings within the heart. Then wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your…...[read more]

  • 4 Lesser Taught Divine Principles

    31 October, 2018

    Principles are a man's compass, the center lines down his roads, and the sign-posts at his life's intersections - those points of response and decision. The strong do not yield their principles while the wise also know why. The Lord has laid out almost countless principles in His Word, and…...[read more]

  • Formed by Christ

    21 October, 2018

    I saw a man now stronger and wise, noteworthy for his distance from his fellow men. He refused to sit in seats with sinners and loved to mock no more. I saw a man now older and grey who had lost his appetite for earth. He had learned to raise his voice to heaven from tunes his soul's thirst…...[read more]

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