What’s Your Thing?

Nothing, anything, and everything. These are the things of God we’ll discover today. First in line are the positive and negative poles of nothing. That’s right, you heard me. I’ll show you what I mean, starting with the negative— For apart from me you can do nothing.John‬ ‭15:5‬ ‭NLT‬‬ The me in this scripture is …

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Vision: Washed by the Water of the Word

When I tune into God’s heart in prayer, he often uses pictures or words in my mind to illustrate a deeply layered message. Just like the adage: a picture is worth a thousand words, so these visions can convey more each time I contemplate it’s meaning. The vision I want to share was given during …

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Bare-faced Honesty

He knows all about us. He knows we are made from dust.Psalm 103:14 (ERV) DustI am dustDon’t look at meDepression eats away at meHoles appearing in my facadeJoy disintegratingHope trampled by liesFilling every space in my mindPain seats itself comfortablyI can’t live here in this spaceIn this caveOccupied by bleaknessHis hand reaches outBefore I even …

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Learning About The Holy Spirit From Mary

I am so excited about this post! I was going to continue my train of thought from my last post Who Are These Christians Anyway?. Which was my attempt to explain to non/pre-Christians that the only difference between us and them is the saving grace of Jesus. Though that statement falls short of explaining the …

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Trees: The Spirit Tree

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.Galatians 5:22-23 (ESV) The novel I am writing and this series of blog posts, is inspired by this scripture. In my story I’ve named the tree the Spirit Tree. Even though there is …

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Trees: The Good Tree and the Bad Tree

Along the way, watch out for false prophets. They will come to you in sheep’s clothing, but underneath that quaint and innocent wool, they are hungry wolves. But you will recognize them by their fruits. You don’t find sweet, delicious grapes growing on thorny bushes, do you? You don’t find delectable figs growing in the …

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