Man on Fire

One morning in January 1984 I set myself on fire. I was in my cabin up on the ridge and I was trying to build a fire. Alaska can be a cold place. I had also started a coffee pot and because it was so cold I opened up the oven door a couple ofContinue reading “Man on Fire”

Caving Into the Presence

  “Let us go right into the presence of God with sincere hearts fully trusting him. For our guilty consciences have been sprinkled with Christ’s blood to make us clean, and our bodies have been washed with pure water.” Hebrews 10:22  I have never really understood “caving”.  Some consider it a sport, but I guess IContinue reading “Caving Into the Presence”

For the Repeat Offenders Who Are Loved, [A Poem Prayer]

“Lord, Every family has a rascal, someone who breaks the rules a delinquent of untold frustration and sleepless nights a repeated offender and bearer of woe The problem child who needs the most chastening. Is this why you love me most persistently? When you correct me, is it because I’m the one most contrary OrContinue reading “For the Repeat Offenders Who Are Loved, [A Poem Prayer]”

THE SNARE OF THE FOWLER, [Warfare]

Peter Bruegel, “The Bird Snare” “Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler And from the perilous pestilence. 4 He shall cover you with His feathers, And under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler. 5 You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, NorContinue reading “THE SNARE OF THE FOWLER, [Warfare]”