Children should be seen My daddy says Sit still. Be quiet. Behave. “Let the children come” The Son says “For such is the Kingdom” Thy Kingdom come “One thing I do know Once I was blind but now I see” Love Let the children come As a child Just as […]
I see him standing there. His arms outstretched beckoning. I am humbled to run into Jesus’ arms. I would feel uneasy in any other man’s embrace. But this is not any other man. Jesus loves me with the purest of hearts. No guile is found in him. Not only am […]
He has been blessed with a successful business. His wife and children are sheltered and well-fed. His family is respected in the community. The priests know him by name because he never misses an opportunity to pray and offer at the synagogue. Yet, even now as Baruch pays homage to […]
My attention span seems too short for me to develop a healthy prayer life but it doesn’t mean I don’t believe in its power.
My current work in progress may be my most autobiographical telling of my spiritual journey.
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, […]
My wife and I enjoy a good fantasy. In many of them, a portal into another world or dimension is discovered. The portal to God is open always once we commit our lives to Him. It’s something I often take for granted but for which I will strive to gain […]
” ‘I want more than happiness,” Marcy testifies, “I want joy and completeness,’” A River Bend, Page 178
Another Sunday morning and Marcy sleeps in. Going to church was never habit-forming for her before her brother, Lee finally encouraged her to go. After Josh left, attending feels awkward and Marcy feels out of place. Marcy hates feeling like she doesn’t belong and she definitely despises feeling unwanted. At […]