Purity’s Conscience

(PART 2 of 2): A continuation of Purity’s Caveat:  “The precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is pure, enlightening the eyes;” – Psalm 19:8 Where else can we find such confidence in what is filtered from all impurities? There is a 'fountain of living water' from which … Continue reading Purity’s Conscience

Purity’s Caveat

(PART 1 of 2): part 2 of 2 is titled, Purity’s Conscience. Purity is a unique virtue with a caveat; it is through purity all other virtues gain sincerity. Purity involves the whole being of a person open to the imprint of what is holy. There is no special consortium of rituals we can make to … Continue reading Purity’s Caveat

Estranged from the Womb

(PART 1 of 2): "My body.” “My choice.” “My situation, you don’t understand.” Life is full of unknowns, but it is not uncharted. Life is full of complexities, but has purpose. Though difficulties are plentiful, even a lost hope can be found! As you do not know the way of the wind, or how the … Continue reading Estranged from the Womb

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 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

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

One Man, One Woman.

One man, one woman declared knowledge in humility observes who balances justice. (1 Samuel 2;Habakkuk 2) One man, one woman departed comfort and security for a blessing. (Genesis 12:1-5;Matthew 1:18-25, 2:13-15;Luke 2:28-35) One man, one woman spared a nation from annihilation. (Genesis 45:5-13;Ester 3:8-13,7:1-6) One man, one woman penned wisdom's poetry to the core of … Continue reading One Man, One Woman.