1 Timothy 6:7 For we brought nothing into the world, so we cannot carry anything out of it. 8But if we have food and clothing, we will be content with these. 9Those who want to be rich, however, fall into temptation and become ensnared by many foolish and harmful desires that plunge them into ruinContinue reading “Contentment in Holiness”
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Our Perversion of Freedom
My Experience vs. Your Experience
How long and hard would you try and explain to your neighbors, about that wild experience that literally changed your life? What if they were to condemn you to death because you wouldn’t renounce that experience? Would you deny the spirit world to save your life? Or hold on to your faith until the bitterContinue reading “My Experience vs. Your Experience”
Tend the Spark
11 Never let the fire in your heart go out. Keep it alive. Serve the Lord. 12 When you hope, be joyful. When you suffer, be patient. When you pray, be faithful. 13 Share with God’s people who are in need. Welcome others into your homes. Romans 12:11-13 My youthful faith has waxed and wanedContinue reading “Tend the Spark”
Writing and how it helps.
I think writing really helps you heal yourself. I think if you write long enough, you will be a healthy person. That is, if you write what you need to write, as opposed to what will make money, or what will make fame. -Alice Walker The Color Purple 1944- This blog is not therapy. ItContinue reading “Writing and how it helps.”
Black and White Thinking
If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroyContinue reading “Black and White Thinking”
“What happens when people open their hearts?”“They get better.”—Haruki Murakami, Norwegian Wood The Spruce Grouse is a silly bird. Unlike other birds that fly away in caution, this bird will pretend not to be seen. While hiking in the Maine woods this past summer, I came upon this beautiful creature. He didn’t scurry off untilContinue reading “Vulnerability”
So let’s begin.
If we wait to follow our dreams, until we are perfectly ready, we would never begin. I have finished my expressive arts certificate and am beginning my spiritual formation classes in January 2023. But I am not waiting any longer to reach out and touch the sky. All we desire is within reach. The sunContinue reading “So let’s begin.”