Good Medicine

“A joyful heart is good medicine,     but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.” Proverbs 17:22, ESV We have from ‘King Solomon’s mines’ a truth regarding joy. Whether we acknowledge its truth, or not, we find its effects on us to be binding. “A joyful heart” is like medicine for our souls. There are manyContinue reading “Good Medicine”

Anchored to Him

“Therefore, we who have fled to him for refuge can have great confidence as we hold to the hope that lies before us. 19 This hope is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls. It leads us through the curtain into God’s inner sanctuary.” Hebrews 6:18-19, NLT “Every thing that is done in the worldContinue reading “Anchored to Him”

The Power of a Soul’s Gaze

  “One thing I ask from the Lord,     this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord     all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the Lord     and to seek him in his temple.” Psalm 27:4, (NIV) One thing: Not two or three. One. Something extraordinary. Not something noble orContinue reading “The Power of a Soul’s Gaze”

Spilling the Apple Cart

“Buy the truth and do not sell it— wisdom, instruction and insight as well.” Proverbs 23:23 “May it be the real me, that seeks and finds the real You.” I’m not much for ‘written’ prayers. I guess it’s an ingrown reaction to ‘religion,’ of which I’m highly suspicious. But I’m willing to accept reciting prayersContinue reading “Spilling the Apple Cart”