It is justifiable to say: we all need to be like Mary (to have our souls feed) and like Martha (to minister to other’s physical well-being), but we are to never overemphasize physical realities and blessings more than the spiritual.
It’s not koshered to say, “the Lord communicated to me”. (I also don’t want to be pelted by rocks for telling you “thus says the Lord”!) So, I will simply say “I have been waiting for this INSANE junction America has arrived to, for these last 6 years.” Waiting and preparing…and wishing for more time […]
…the older we get, we either become more and more soft for the world (heaven/life) before us, or we become more calloused and hardened as we lose the upper-hand on this upside-down world. In terms of heart and character—we become more genuine in grace; or, on the contrary: more rigid and dead(.)
For the zealous Christian, the contemplation of death isn’t as bothersome as the prospect of never really living…. Human nature and our “inward fears” often persuade us to NOT leave “safe shores”–in an attempt to avoid failure among the waves–for the sole purpose of isolating ourselves from harm; obtaining for ourselves a false sense of […]
“…we will do well, to give our full measure of devotion, fighting for freedom within communities—exercising the freedoms we have, now—to keep that which we have been given.”
I do not intend to be well liked after penning this work. Furthermore, I do not care. My intention is to plead with you to be encouraged and “walk in a manner worthy of your calling….” This book is for me just as much as it is for you. And, when I say, “you”, […]
My thoughts have often driven me to peculiar and uncharted contemplation; the quiet moments of my study afford me much of the same…. The summary of what I hope to convey is how one really lives thru the observance of perpetual dying to self…. I sound very dark and grim but I assure you in […]