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Douglas Knight

I write about what I'm thinking or what I've imagined in an effort to regain that childhood imagination and marry with my many years of real experiences. I'm getting better at it the more I write.I am a published author of two romantic intrigue novels.My books can be found at Amazon.com or if you want a personalized copy, by emailing me at douglasknight85@gmail.com.

Who Are We Fooling?

Today’s Bible devotional brought to mind a quote of Shakespeare’s. “This life, which had been the tomb of his virtue and of his honour, is but a walking shadow; a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more: it is a […]

When/Then Lie

One of the most harmful human deceptions is what Justin Camp, Gather Ministries calls the When/Then lie. He describes it as when we achieve that special something, then we find contentment. I can look back on my life and see several When/Then lies that tripped me up. I could list […]

Strong Men

I think pride keeps me from reaching out to someone when I cannot handle something. I have been bent by a culture that claims a strong man can handle anything. Yet, I do not think someone else weak because they ask me for my help. Maybe the Golden Rule applies […]

Burdens Light

I find it difficult to really open up to people. It is easier for me to listen and empathize. What I have discovered is that I share more easily with those who have freely shared with me and sharing is therapeutic. “Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you […]

Radical and Revolutionary

A revolutionary, radical, and fulfilling life is to live justly, to do righteousness, and to adore God. “This is what the Lord says: Do what is just and right. Rescue from the hand of the oppressor the one who has been robbed. Do no wrong or violence to the foreigner, […]

Mishpat Means Justice

Mishpat, I am told, is the Hebrew word for justice. It can reflect retribution or restoration. The cross represents God’s justice. Christ accepting God’s punishment for our sins, so our relationship with God can be restored. “May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through […]

Can I Know Justice?

It is obvious that if I am going to try and live justly, I have to live by faith. But my faith cannot be with government, the church, social organizations, or even in my own righteousness. I need to put my faith in the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the only […]

Today’s Prayer

How I marvel at how great a love you have for all creatures. You continue to pursue even those who deny your existence. In the form of a man, your Son side willing sacrificed life through pain, suffering, and abandonment even for those of us who erroneously blame you for […]