Jesus Invites Us To “Press On” During the Trials Of Life…

As you know, we consider blessed those who have persevered.  You have heard of Job’s perseverance  and have seen what the Lord finally brought about.  The Lord is full of compassion and mercy. … Continue reading

Jesus Puts Us In Our Place…

Jesus Puts Us In Our Place… I’m speaking to you out of deep gratitude for all that God has given me… Living, as every one of you does, in pure grace, it’s important… Continue reading

The Ramblings of the Risen…

One morn a desp’rate man beside me sat A chiseled man whose leaves their colors turned He questioned if I knew and doffed his hat And sought to teach me all that he… Continue reading

I’m Getting Older, But I’m Not Getting Old…

I still like… . -meeting new people & acting/hanging out/playing as if we’ve known each other for years -trying to predict which rain drop will get to the bottom of a window first… Continue reading

Reflections On My Dearly Departed Dad…

Isaiah 46:4 NIV1984: “Even to your old age and gray hairs I am He, I am He who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you. I will sustain you and I will rescue you.” 1. God Sustained And Carried… Continue reading

Though Sorrows Well And Flood Like Lunar Tides…

Though sorrows well and flood like lunar tides And evil settles in a sieging war; My LORD, my strength, shall shield me on all sides- Encamped around, behind me, and before   Though… Continue reading

Sonnet: With Knuckles White And Lig’ments Strain’ed Taut…

With knuckles white and lig’ments strain’ed taut And bulging disks thus weighted with a load A battered face deep-scarred from battles fought While trav’lling uphill both ways through this road   With hope… Continue reading

Sonnet: When Level With The Sea The Peaks Attract…

When level with the sea the peaks attract, And snow-capped majesty doth bat its eyes; The wild elegance affirms as fact, That living best is dwelling in the skies.   When focus then… Continue reading

Within This Blackness Needest I A Flame…

Within this blackness needest I a flame To warm my frozen faith which numbeth be The fi’re be used to see from whence I came And point me for’ard to boldly follow He… Continue reading

Final Lesson…

Final Lesson: What I Would Tell You If This Were My Last Moment on Earth So there is this God, this Person who has always existed, Who made everything in the universe, including… Continue reading