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”

Sin Boldly, But Believe in God More Boldly Still

“If you are a preacher of mercy, do not preach an imaginary but the true mercy. If the mercy is true, you must therefore bear the true, not an imaginary sin. God does not save those who are only imaginary sinners. Be a sinner, and let your sins be strong, but let your trust inContinue reading “Sin Boldly, But Believe in God More Boldly Still”

Coincidence: When God Hides

“‘O Sovereign Lord, you have only begun to show your greatness and the strength of your hand to me, your servant. Is there any god in heaven or on earth who can perform such great and mighty deeds as you do?”‘ Deuteronomy 3:24, NLT I knew God had a sense of humor when I hesitantly answeredContinue reading “Coincidence: When God Hides”

Two O’ Clock in the Morning Poetry, #6

Max Ehrmann (1872-1945) Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible, without surrender, be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even to the dull and ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loudContinue reading “Two O’ Clock in the Morning Poetry, #6”