2 Lost Words

The hiss lingers like a ringing in my ear, as Eden’s same infamous disruptor rattles off, “you will be like God (Genesis 3:5).” But, as the hiss dissolves into an allotted meditation, I come to a clearer impression of the world’s upside-down standards. Lost to the barrage of organized chaos our lives appear at times … Continue reading 2 Lost Words

Boots made for Walking

I love walking. I love conversation. Walking is perfectly designed for conversation. A communion of sorts. Walks become a release for sorting out things, a putting in order for what would otherwise remain scattered thoughts sown into the reality of life’s circumstances. Thoughts, which in content, are sometimes trivial, sometimes deep, at times weighty, while … Continue reading Boots made for Walking

Rhythm & Reason

There is a rhythm in love’s song and dance to the soul. There is a reason in love’s engagement in action. If 1 Corinthians 13 is the poetry of love, Romans 12 is the choreography of love. 1 Corinthians 13 : Romans 12 Love is patient (v 4) : lives peaceably with all (v 18) And kind … Continue reading Rhythm & Reason

A Journey of Becoming

Parenting, the “activity of bringing up a child as a parent.” A simple definition to an overwhelming task. Is parenting a child-centric activity? Is parenting a parent-centric activity? The standard definition seems to have something essential missing. For parenting seems to be more of a becoming something greater than what is just an activity ‘being … Continue reading A Journey of Becoming

A Redeeming Question

Landscapes are perceptions to the eye, as questions are to the mind. Questions leave an imprint of what is, and what may be. But too often we bind them to expectations. We lose our focus based on what we desire, rather than what is necessary. Below is an old familiar part of history and at … Continue reading A Redeeming Question

Christmas: Un-Majestic form

A Christ child, born to a prophetic virgin, Holy Spirit conceived, who would come in human form but with powers reserved for deity. Not accompanied by mythological proportions of grandeur for the comic imaginations of conning childhood wonder or adult musings. A birth not celebrated by the sacred union of instituted marriage. For no pleasure … Continue reading Christmas: Un-Majestic form

Evil’s shadow

To all our friends, loved ones, and those who have experienced evil's shadow this past year... Death is abrasive. The soul screams it is wrong, and rightly so. Life is sacred. The weight of the sacred torn is felt at the mouth of the grave. Cast under death's shadow the mind wanders as the memories … Continue reading Evil’s shadow

Words: powerful

In Acts 16:27-30, the power of a word fitly spoken brings an abrupt and climatic change to the scene. What do your words convey? Do you speak life with truth, confirm the fears that overwhelm, remain silent and let things fall as they may, ignore another's difficulties, or give hope. Truth alters the perspective of … Continue reading Words: powerful

Tandem of Thankfulness

Gratitude: the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Thankfulness is more than a featured quality in the attitude of a person, more than a pattern of thought, and more than a habit chosen in the 'art of living'. There is a tandem attribute of thankfulness that is able … Continue reading Tandem of Thankfulness

Trilogy of Rejection

Intro: ‘Smoke and mirrors’ is an English idiom that describes an illusion of things made to look better than what they really are. We can easily accept illusions fueled by our emotions, ambitions, and intellectual struggles in this life. Such, lead us away from the life, the way, and the truth God has given. Rejection is … Continue reading Trilogy of Rejection