Concealed Wounds

“You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house.“ Matthew 5:14-15, ESV But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness,Continue reading “Concealed Wounds”

Our Life in Babylon

Christians are now smack-dab in “Babylon.” We must live our lives under the auspices of this hostile world-system, and yet stay faithful to our Lord. We must manage ourselves with the same grace as Daniel or Esther. In Jeremiah 29 there contains an important historical letter that the prophet Jeremiah wrote to those taken into captivity.Continue reading “Our Life in Babylon”

Paranoia and Delusions, Oh My!

Didn’t really sleep last night but an interesting day.  Hope it continues to develop in that direction.  I really need a good day to come along right now. Been thinking about paranoia.  It comes loaded up with delusions.  They are separate words, but when they make that toxic combination it gets strange.  Are people outContinue reading “Paranoia and Delusions, Oh My!”

Discernment for Dummies

 “But solid food is for the mature, who because of practice have their senses trained to discern good and evil.” Hebrews 5:14, NASB “The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false; the second, to know that which is true.” Lucius Caelius Lactantius   Defined, discernment is the ability to perceive realityContinue reading “Discernment for Dummies”