It seems that us church folks love to focus on the past and on the future of God’s history, while neglecting the present. We study the history of God, what He has done and how He has done it… i.e. creation, covenant, laws, relationships with men and women, ext… And we study the future reignContinue reading “Present and Presence”
This week is the beginning of a sad dawn for America. The death of the Twinkie. (Clinched fist raised in the air, Twinkie in the other hand, gangster tear running down my cheek.) Nah, just kidding. I haven’t bought a Twinkie in years and my understanding of food now has superseded my ability to enjoyContinue reading “Twinkies, St. Francis, and Hippies.”
What am I going to eat today? I need to make coffee? How much money do I have? Is it cold outside? I need a new jacket? No, I don’t. I need to save my money. What”s on TV tonight? What can I watch? Who can I hang out with tonight? I wonder what theyContinue reading “inward wandering”
Morning routines with God are like the preparing for a car trip. Cranking up the engine, warming it up. Checking the fluid levels, topping off ones that are low. Making sure the tires are good and windows are clean. Then you’re set to go most anywhere and do most anything. Then when in the middleContinue reading “Starting the day in Christ”
Turning your reverenced heart towards God while carrying your friends. Putting each one at His feet and asking the Lord to minister to them. And doing as He says do. If it’s pray for their health, pray for their health, If it’s to call them and tell them something specific, call them and…
The reverencing of the heart in the direction of God (using words as needed).
After five years of being away I’ve recently returned to a company I use to work for. With a ton of stories to tell and with a few new faces to build new relationships with I’ve been so very thankful to be back working in a place where I feel so very loved and respected.Continue reading “Preparing the Ground”