The Sacred and the Secular

Why? Why do we think that there is some God-given divide between that which is Sacred and that which is Secular in our lives? Did God ever mean for this to be? Were we meant only to worship God in a church? Were we meant to only worship God on sacred holidays? Or is today,Continue reading “The Sacred and the Secular”

Followers of Jesus: Rise Up and Love!

From the many years I have studied scripture, Jesus seemed to care very little about his political influence, and more on how he could impact each person individually. From the woman at the well, to the blind man receiving sight, he never failed to take into account what each person needed and met them whereContinue reading “Followers of Jesus: Rise Up and Love!”

Longing to be Filled

My cup is empty My hands spread out Knees on the ground Head lifted high. Selah Waiting for your presence Found wanting fullness in life Yearning for You by my side Fill this starving heart of mine. Selah I look past the Atlantic horizon Over the great Rocky Mountain divide Through the dense Appalachian forestContinue reading “Longing to be Filled”

Poetry – Healing Hands

My Darling, My Child, Why do you fret? Why are you so frantic? Don’t you know My Goodness? Don’t you know My Mercies are new everyday? In the morning I watch over you in quiet; By night I am fighting hand in hand with your enemy. Take My shield and my cloak; They are yours,Continue reading “Poetry – Healing Hands”

Poetry – Believing in the Shadow

Did You know? When you created me… Did You know? Did you know I’d fall so far? Did you know I’d fly so high? Waiting, wanting, willing… Am I prepared for this? Am I ready to wade so deep? I give it all at every step. I fall as hard as Adam Will I riseContinue reading “Poetry – Believing in the Shadow”