Have you ever felt like you were drowning? And, that every time you came up for air there was someone there just waiting to push you back under? There was always someone waiting in the wings ready and willing to slam-dunk you if you tried to survive and to thrive? Perhaps you weren’t drowning. Perhaps … Continue reading Slam-Dunked Again
An Original Work / October 9, 2019 What’s pulling on your heartstrings tonight? Is it concern over a loved one who’s dying? Or o’er someone who’s sad, who is crying? Is it money that seems not to come When you direly need to have some? Is it fire destroying all that’s around? Or, is it … Continue reading Heartstrings
Do you battle with fear? I did for a good portion of my life. Since I was abused as a child, by an angry father, I was afraid pretty much all of the time then. And, throughout my adult years, I also battled with fear, because I did not understand the sovereignty of God over … Continue reading A Battle With Fear
Psalm 18:1-3 ESV I love you, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised, and I am saved … Continue reading End All
Psalm 63:1-5 NASB O God, You are my God; I shall seek You earnestly; My soul thirsts for You, my flesh yearns for You, In a dry and weary land where there is no water. Thus I have seen You in the sanctuary, To see Your power and Your glory. Because Your lovingkindness is better … Continue reading Where There is No Water
An Original Work / August 1, 2018 The numbers of people in this world of ours who are suffering because of spousal unfaithfulness and abuse are astounding. The sad reality of it all, though, is that these numbers are high even among those who call themselves Christians. Porn addiction, extramarital flirtations and affairs, and easy … Continue reading Love Forlorn
An Original Work / June 20, 2018 Are you wounded, Tattered and torn? You’re forgotten, Grieved and forlorn? Needing answers? Troubles in mind? Hope’s allusions Hardly to find? Truth escaping? Liars abound? Men betraying? Honor not found? Hope’s not empty. Honesty here. There’s an answer, Which is quite clear. Jesus loves you. This I do … Continue reading Are You Wounded?
Proverbs 23:26-28 ESV My son, give me your heart, and let your eyes observe my ways. For a prostitute is a deep pit; an adulteress is a narrow well. She lies in wait like a robber and increases the traitors among mankind. Sexual sin is at its peak in our day and time with the … Continue reading Lust or Love?
No More Pain Revelation 21:1-4 ESV Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her … Continue reading No More Crying
I Married My Dad Chapter Eleven Leap for Joy? January 20, 2018 Let’s have a show of hands. How many of us, when we go through tough trials, immediately count it all joy? How many of us delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, and in difficulties? How many of us, when people … Continue reading Chap 11: Leap for Joy?