“Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.” Romans 12:1 In his book, “A Season for the Spirit,” Martin L. Smith defines surrender as “the laying down of resistance to the One who lovesContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: SURRENDER ME (October 2020)”
After studying the Book of Jonah, I wondered if I could summarize the theme of the story in a Haiku. Here is my answer to that challenge: He stubbornly flees God relentlessly pursues Repentance begins Oh, how often I have run! I am thankful to have a God who is relentless in His love andContinue reading “JONAH: A HAIKU”
Snow floats down slowly as if it dances to its own symphony. Oversized flakes, wavering from their normal path, drift in the slight breeze and lay upon all they touch. It is more than snow I see through the window panes. It is hope. It is peace. Above all, it is a promise of better things,Continue reading “WINTER’S BREATH: A Haibun”
There is something so peaceful about snow falling. When it happens here, I make sure to take it all in. “I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, ‘go toContinue reading “SNOW IN AUSTIN”
Agape. This is a Greek word usually associated with God’s love for man. This word describes charity, unconditional love at its fullest, a love which offers sacrificing for the good of another person, a full and pure form of love. Yes, it certainly defines God’s love for us as His children, but for the purposeContinue reading “AGAPE – A Lesson from Ruth”
Stimulate the Start to Your Work Week!
My Bible, with marginal notes, The Holy Spirit, Leading and speaking. I am the scribe like those from the past Who wrote the scrolls Transcribed to where my notes now lay.