Jesus


Carry His Death_Part 3

I encourage you to take a seat in your favorite place, have your Bible in your lap and open your heart and spirit to a the final installment of a teaching that will provoke, shake and soak you thinking. You will leave that chair never the same. Be prepared for […]


Carry His Death 4

2 Corinthians 4:8-10 says this: 8 We are hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; 9 persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed— 10 always carrying about in the body the dying of the Lord Jesus, that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our body. What […]


Breathing 2

Paralyzed and aching for escape, I drop to the floor. My senses are held hostage by one pursuit: the need to breathe. My mind is being capsized by thoughts of pain, fear and utter dread that lead to an insurmountable knowing that death is imminent. Weakened and alone, with my […]


Water Walking – Part Two

I think Jesus woos us. I think it’s the kind of romance that never fades or gets tired of holding hands. It always whispers sweet nothing’s in our ears telling us our beauty and how much we are deeply desired. It is an intimacy that overwhelms and influences. It allows […]


Spirit 2

I don’t know who reads this but I feel compelled to write this to you. One thing I know to be true: The God living and breathing and having his way in me will never let me down. It will never disappoint or abandon me. If the direction we are […]


Change

My conversation with God today… ME: I want to give up. God, I just want to quit. Please, get me out of this? GOD: You don’t have to quit. ME: I did last time and it made me feel better. GOD: For a moment. ME: This one is too hard. […]


Weakness 2

It’s 4:13 am. Couldn’t sleep.Events of the day were swarming, robbing me of peace. Each problem was being rehashed in my mind and I would attempt to find a solution or allow the emotion to consume me. After about an hour of this cyclical event, I began to hear the […]


Struggle

I am in a battle.  When I was in high school, I read a lot of historical novels that dealt with the Civil War. I have no idea why I was fascinated by that era or why I found that content engaging. Yet, I read and allowed myself to picture […]