Temptation overtakes a life absent the Holy Spirit. Forgiveness looks in the face of remembrance and loves in spite of.

The old woman…

The old woman…

The old woman…  sensed his somber mood as she awoke to do her morning chores, preparing bread and gathering provisions for her husband’s journey. This day arrived without a hint of the years and trials each had endured, though each bore the facial, creviced, leathered flesh revealing those survivals. Their long union loved well in silent, …

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A conversation with Mary oliver’s poem, Terns

A conversation with Mary oliver’s poem, Terns

Don’t think just now of the trudging forward of thought, but of the wing-drive of unquestioning affirmation…. To unwind the reel and splice the joys, to attempt erasure and unsay the words that slip and form regret, I wish to reach into my yesterday. I can’t. I would like to go back—I can’t—and tell my …

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There is no end

There is no end

There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female, for we are all one in Christ Jesus (Galatians 3:28, NKJV). Conformity and I have never been friends unless doing so brought me gain or mediated some discussion I wished to avoid. My rearing years taught me, …

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To be called a believer sounds nice. To be Christian is so much more.

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