Category: Pure Love

The Records of Love

28/5/2020
The Records of Love

  How does love conquer time? How is love recorded beyond any man's mortal coil? A life is captured for the next generation by its legacies.

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Without Love...#

19/9/2019
Without Love...#

Every now and then my memory plays a cameo lesson to me, a clever reminder for that day. This makes me surprised, yet also quite happy. Enjoy this sample.

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Intimacy Gained

16/5/2019
Intimacy Gained

Intimacy and busyness are rarely wed, they are unnatural partners. The following tale has often been repeated:  .

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The Wisdom of Foolishness

17/5/2018
The Wisdom of Foolishness

To the western-world of individualism that elevates personal rights and a mono-identity, it becomes a rabid foolishness to release personal rights and seek your identity by union with another.

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Turning Trash To Treasure

1/5/2018
Turning Trash To Treasure

There is a chameleon-like Old Testament prophecy - Zechariah! Judgment, justice and victory are spoken of by God through Zechariah. This book opens and closes with His tenderness.

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Above the Tags, Bags & Rags

10/12/2017
Above the Tags, Bags & Rags

Christmas purchases account for 1/6th of all annual retail sales in the U. S. Masses of devotees are dedicated to addictive shopping. It is largely devoid of any teamwork.

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Unshaken Love

20/8/2017
Unshaken Love

The ancient Greeks and Romans (among too many other 'societies') practised the chilling, abominable habit of exposing 'unacceptable' new-borns.

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Done With Church?

24/5/2017
Done With Church?

Are you done with church but not with Jesus? Has church become less than civilised for your spirit as well as your soul? Does the shepherd scatter the flock; do the sheep...

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That Penny of Love

7/5/2017
That Penny of Love

The Lord knows all our needs whether we advise Him or not. He has known them forever. Without question the greatest gift of all time is God's love.

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The 8 Shades of St Valentine

13/2/2017
The 8 Shades of St Valentine

From Wales to Washington, from Manilla to Moldova Valentine's Day steals hearts and lights souls. Valentine's Day enters the calendar from the earliest Christian traditions.

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Forever I Would Choose You

21/9/2016
Forever I Would Choose You

What else can I gather, who else can I know but You? Apart from You I am empty, in Your absence I thirst As your right hand rests lightly upon me, in...

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Reaching for Love

31/8/2016
Reaching for Love

Love builds resilience. When love is weak or absent so too is vigor. Love is water to the soul and nurture is peace to the spirit.

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6 Ways of Kindness

7/8/2016
6 Ways of Kindness

Surely goodness and mercy will warm the kind soul all the days of their life?  Kindness in words create grace. Kindness in thought creates depth.

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Alone & In Love

15/4/2016
Alone & In Love

Lovers do not care to share their lover. The heart in love yearns to give to, and share their lover's full attention.

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Love is Life's Summit

14/2/2016
Love is Life's Summit

Hearts are melted, hearts are worn, heart are soothed or hearts are torn. Love can be as constructive as its loss can be destructive.

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Love Whispers

11/2/2016
Love Whispers

Love is kind. Patience is its delight. Humility is its milk of care. Lust is a bully. It screams and yells. Demands and commands - yet love won't.

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The Shape of True Love

10/2/2016
The Shape of True Love

Three centuries ago the firebrand pulpiteer Jonathon Edwards melted pride and chastened souls with his timeless sermon - Sinners in the Hands of an angry God.

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Love is Safe

9/2/2016
Love is Safe

Headlong the unattended infant ran into an oncoming Toyota. He had played happily alone for some time on a grass verge.

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God the Diamond

17/6/2015
God the Diamond

Once upon a time (about three centuries ago really) the firebrand pulpiteer Jonathon Edwards melted pride and chastened souls with his timeless sermon - Sinners in the hands of an...

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Maturing in Tenderness

16/6/2015
Maturing in Tenderness

To mature in tenderness - is this even conceivable? Have you ever registered another's unspoken plea for tenderness or peered into torn eyes? Or just maybe you have hungered for tenderness as a...

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Imagining Love

15/6/2015
Imagining Love

My religion, my music, my spirit, and even my childhood all confirm that within life upon this planet: love is earned.

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An Anthem for the Undone

11/6/2015
An Anthem for the Undone

A divine anthem for the forlorn, the frail and the fallen from He who was undone first - permit these love-filled truths to wash over your soul and water your...

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The Journey to Love

13/5/2015
The Journey to Love

God's intentions for life were that it should be a journey with love. Countless people have lived otherwise and continue to do so.

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The Bellow of Blood

26/3/2015
The Bellow of Blood

Have you ever heard the bellow of blood? Blood screams for satisfaction, it flows for vengeance and demands justice. Yet the bellow of Christ's blood is love NOT retribution.

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How to Truly Love!

5/2/2015
How to Truly Love!

Jesus would project these love truths daily upon your mind's eyes given opportunity: Love is looking into your eyes and seeing your heart. Your happiness is my happiness .

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The Sunshine of Love

7/8/2014
The Sunshine of Love

Soul Snack 150/14 . . . Circa 1967 Eric Clapton strummed The Sunshine of Your Love, countless more worldwide have since joined the chorus.

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The Harbor of Refuge

30/4/2014

Who holds the salve when the heart thumps and the spirit aches? Where is there a harbor of refuge for those lost to love? Where is the safe haven for the love...

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The Futilty Gods

28/1/2014

SoulSnack 19/14 . . . So much of what was presented to me as real in bygone days, I now see as fictitious.

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The Cry for Love

10/7/2013

SOUL SNACK 129/13 . . . The Cry for Love To grasp God as love is to lay hold of His eternally good intentions.

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How to empty hell

16/5/2013

Soul Snack  92/13 . . . How to empty hell! Where anger is healthy resentments are bred. Where rejection is delivered withdrawal is chosen. Where authoritarianism rules, rebellion rises.

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Learning Love

18/3/2013

Soul Snack 53/13 . . .  Learning Love For those whom love has lost. . . For those who live in love's absence. . .

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The Love Comp

5/3/2013

Soul Snack 45/13 . . .  The Love Comp Love has its competitors. There is always competition for the heart.

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Of Judaism & Islam

9/12/2012

Soul Snack 221/12 . . . Of Judaism & Islam There is no such thing as legislated love. Love can no more be enforced than faith can be robbed.

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Trusting in Love

18/3/2012

Soul Snack 36/12 . . . Trusting in Love If the knowledge of God cascades your entire being it will also flood your heart.

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The Liberty of Love

10/2/2012

Soul Snack 10/12 . . . The Liberty of Love Canopying western society is a marketplace that daily indoctrinates self-dissatisfaction for its own greedy ends.

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Private Love

27/10/2011

Soul Snack 187/11 . . . Private Love There is healing in love. All souls need love and almost all need healing to various degrees.

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Libertas

23/10/2011

Soul Snack 183/11 . . . Libertas I can swear there ain't no heaven but I pray there ain't no hell.

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An Addicted Jesus

6/6/2011

Soul Snack 88/11 . . . An Addicted Jesus Extravagant (and errant) lifestyles are injected into our attention daily.

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As I've matured

30/5/2011

Soul Snack 85/11 . . . As I've Matured   I've learned that no matter how much I care, some people just don't get it.

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Blind Rule Keeping

8/2/2011

Soul Snack 11/11 . . . Blind Rule Keeping For thirty-eight years, humiliation and discomfort had been this man's lot.

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Lingering Love - B

10/8/2010

Soul Snack 131/10 . . . Lingering Love - BRecently I read this definition of love: . . . meeting the needs of another, sometimes at cost to ourselves.

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Lingering Love - A

9/8/2010

Soul Snack 130/10 . . . Lingering Love - A Love endows goodwill and grace as the immovable sealant to relationship.

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Unearthly love

21/6/2010

Soul Snack 96/10 . . . Unearthly love The display of unearthly love awaits all. It is available to the seeker. It is reached by the penitent.

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An asymmetrical world

23/5/2010

Soul Snack 76/10 . . . An asymmetrical world. The symmetry of creation is perfectly centred upon an unadulterated, unadorned and authentic life-giving love.

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Living and Loving!

9/12/2009

Soul Snack 9/218 . . . Living and Loving! Usually my mind is mightily consumed by the simple facts of living and planning.

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Heaven's Scalpel!

15/11/2009

Soul Snack 9/200 . . . Heaven's Scalpel! Shrouded in the ghosts of her past, the present was crippled and the future bleak. Ghosts aren't fine travelling companions.

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Pure Love

14/9/2009

Soul Snack 165/11 . . . Pure Love To the hollow, the hapless and the hurting . . .

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Heaven's "Hold"

8/2/2008

Soul Snack 8/7 . . . Heaven's HoldWhen I said, "My foot is slipping," your love, O LORD, supported me. . .

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