ten times in eighteen verses

Matthew 6:1-18 At first glance, that mountainside sermon is exactly what so many expect of God. A list of do's and do not's. But I've sat here listening on repeat for days, hearing the same phrase over and over. your Father. Ten times in eighteen verses He uses these words (once He says our Father, … Continue reading ten times in eighteen verses

God doesn’t catch what isn’t falling

It came to me as I stood on the chair, almost cutting off my head in the ceiling fan blades. Maybe not cutting off really, but the thwack of even a dull fan blade would have hurt. Anyway, that's when it hit me. Right up there on the chair, in my little prayer room, as … Continue reading God doesn’t catch what isn’t falling

i drank from a garden hose and it doesn’t matter

"One generation will commend Your works to another..." I am one of the generation who grew up in the 60's and 70's. Free love that was never really free. An anti-war generation that rallied for peace while fighting an internal war by escaping down psychedelic rabbit holes. There is so much that my generation can … Continue reading i drank from a garden hose and it doesn’t matter

i need to know

The news spread. People were bringing others with them, and soon there was quite a crowd. There were sick people everywhere...because they had heard. People in pain, some having seizures, some paralyzed. And, really? Yes, really. The demon possessed were there. Oh, it was all very messy. Very unsanitary. Strangely enough, He didn't seem the least bit … Continue reading i need to know