My body and soul wither in pain As they bear the weight of worldwide shame. Greed, murder, abuse, and lies Permeate the world beneath the skies. Screams of fright, ghostly whispers Travel through my mental rivers My heart with indignation quivers While my soul in chilling heartache shivers. Innocent lives, destroyed every day - Silent … Continue reading Bottle of Tears
Finished: Mark Next stop: Luke! Gonna take this day away from posting for our Read Through the Bible series, and let some of us (*raises hand*) catch up on reading. Yeahhhhhh...so I'm admitting here that I post the Bible readings generally before actually completely reading them (though I do eventually get around to reading them, … Continue reading Taking a Break Today
It eats away at your soul, your mind, your heart, your flesh. It whispers words of condemnation in your ear. It gnaws at your effectiveness, sanity, and stamina. It grows with age, spreads with rage, and fills every page. Regret. You know it well. Like the ghost of one who has passed from this life … Continue reading Regrets
Hope you all had a beautiful Easter. ❤ I decided to skip posting for our Read Through the Bible adventure for Easter, but am resuming today. See latest chapter here. In this chapter, Jesus issues some powerful warnings to us in the form of parables. Our reading schedule is a bit off in terms of … Continue reading Whew! These Past Few Weeks, You Guys!
In all transparency, today has felt somewhat like a journey into Hell. Relational/friendship stuff, unexpected tax issues (a notice from the IRS, which turned out to be fairly benign - but required my time to address), and painful remarks from a family member (who does not want me around at all right now) made a … Continue reading Unwanted
Life is but a Weaving (by Corrie ten Boom) My life is but a weaving Between my God and me. I cannot choose the colors He weaveth steadily. Oft’ times He weaveth sorrow; And I in foolish pride Forget He sees the upper And I the underside. Not ’til the loom is silent And the … Continue reading Tapestry
John’s Questions When Jesus had finished giving instructions to His twelve disciples, He departed from there to teach and preach in their cities. Now when John, while imprisoned, heard of the works of Christ, he sent word by his disciples and said to Him, “Are You the Expected One, or shall we look for someone else?” Jesus answered and said to them, “Go and report to John … Continue reading Read Through the Bible – Day #11 – Matthew Chapter 11