Poetry of the Broken

Last Saturday I purchased a wonderful find at Powell’s Books (Portland, Oregon’s own homegrown new and used bookstore) – a used book called “Invisible Light: Poems about God” – for only $4.50. And it is in excellent condition. It is a collection of poems by various poets, some well known and some not so well known, […]

Heaven is Waiting for Us, [Anticipation]

“In this manner, therefore, pray: Our Father in heaven,  Hallowed be Your name.”  Matthew 6:9 “But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ.” Philippians 3:20 “I have come home at last! This is my real country! I belong here. This is the land I have been looking […]

Our (Eternal) Compulsion

Strangely compelling. This morning I found waiting for me a series of verses that link with each other. Together they are both irresistible and indispensable. Combined, they form and establish the eternal perspective for the believing Christian. And it is all very real. Look for what links them. (All verses are from the New Living […]

The Father’s House

  “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will […]