A Renewed Sense

It could be on the order of a revelation that I awoke this morning with a renewed sense of the world around me and my potential capabilities in this world. In placing no blame, I’m inclined to say that my self-confidence has been stunted in my up-bringing.  Many factors, I’m sure, could be called toContinue reading “A Renewed Sense”

Feel Cracked or Useless? – A Devotional

Twelve Ways to Be Useful to God A water-bearer in India had two large pots, both hung on the ends of a pole, which he carried across his neck. One of the pots had a crack in it while the other pot was perfect and always delivered a full portion of water. At the endContinue reading “Feel Cracked or Useless? – A Devotional”

Musings on Music. Why Do We Listen?

Where words fail, music speaks. – Hans Christian Andersen Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. – Victor Hugo O come, let us sing for joy to the LORD,            Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. – Psalm 95:1 (NASB) What music do youContinue reading “Musings on Music. Why Do We Listen?”

A Pilot’s Prayer

Almighty God: At birth we were cleared for takeoff and began to practice all sorts of maneuvers. Each day, as we mature, and take solo flights into the dimensions of life we encounter some unexpected turbulence. Often, we are blown off course by the winds of hatred, prejudice, or brutal force. Under the pressures ofContinue reading “A Pilot’s Prayer”

Poems about Life & God

“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot loose.” – Jim Elliot Quizzical Socks A girl in a paradoxical box Had some amazing locks Belonging to hair of golden brown Composed a rich laden crown Surprisingly, she had quizzical socks This girl living in a paradoxical box ThoughContinue reading “Poems about Life & God”

On Forgiveness: Personal Thoughts

Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton I Felt Challenged upon listening this morning to a sermon by Alistair Begg on Forgiveness (7 May 2019, “Forgiven and Forgiving” Part 3 of 3; https://www.truthforlife.org ). This is an aspect of Christian living that is vital, necessary, and not easy.  It isContinue reading “On Forgiveness: Personal Thoughts”