I have been wrestling and writing and wanting and panting and yearning to follow God since the first day I can ever remember. Following a call inside my heart I could not see, a God I could not touch, but imagined what He looked like in the clouds. I would write to Him, and I knew… Continue reading God has an address
I am learning to accept the journey, slowly. So slowly. When I look around at the land that surrounds me, I realize where I am. Whether it be battle or peace, preaching or on my knees, I have to stop to remember where I am, and know that wherever that is, is exactly where God wants… Continue reading “It is through many persecutions that we must enter the kingdom of God”
Far it be for me to always understand the ways of God. Many days I feel trapped in a spiritual prison without bars, where my solitary confinement has been preceded by my falling away from the face of Jesus. This usually occurs for me when I cannot see things through the eyes of Christ, I […]… Continue reading An examination of conscience we can all understand
The goal of life is not to be happy. I know how badly you want to believe that, but sadly it is not true. I am sure you, like me, have searched the world over to find that thing, that person that will make you perennially happy. Many are still on that journey towards happiness… Continue reading Are you trying to be happy? Well, you shouldn’t
“It is greater…to be a child of God than to be the ruler of a kingdom: this last I shall lose at death, but the other will be my passport to an everlasting destiny.” Saint Louis IX, King of France “You can have it all, my empire of dirt.” Nine Inch Nails covered by Johnny… Continue reading Do you have a passport?
“Happy are those who love you, and happy are those who rejoice in your peace. Happy too are all who grieve over all your afflictions , For they will rejoice over you and behold all your joy forever.” Tobit 14:14 I think people are still looking for it, I know I still am. For those… Continue reading Come on get happy! No really…,
“What if there was no light Nothing wrong, nothing right” Coldplay This morning I woke up thinking about the crucifixion. Not about the blood or the torment or the suffering of Jesus, but of His mother. I read a devotion which prompted me to think about her anguish at the cross. Our minds tend to… Continue reading A Change in perspective
“There is no one among your relatives that has this name.” “What, then will this child be?” The Gospel according to Luke In the gospel stories, I identify most with Zechariah, the father of John the Baptist. I hear God, am close to God, know God in my deepest soul, even in… Continue reading Shut my mouth