Check it against His Word.

"'You want peace? Surrender. You want change? Submit. You want to be used? Believe.' 'Do 'this'... and God will do 'that' for you.' People think submission or surrender or belief isn't in the same category as a work, but I think it is... because you are, in fact, purchasing God actions by doing something yourself …

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Surrender for our lives

Surrender: v. to yield (something) to the possession or power of another; to give oneself up, as into the power of another; submit or yield SYNONYMS: yield, forego, relinquish: to let go; release Sur- “over” + rendre “give back” Jeremiah 10:23 “O LORD, I know the way of man is not in himself; It is …

Delicate Doll

I’ve got this problem, but I’m not sure how I could accurately describe it in English, in such a way that it would actually be given justice. It’s not as simple as a one single problem, either. It’s the premium package of problematic practices. It’s a feeling that I can neither shake, nor describe. It …

Bible study/book club

I just finished reading “With Christ in the School of Prayer” By Andrew Murray. It’s a great book worth a good reading or 12. I noticed something while I was reading the last chapter of this book; I noticed the number of chapters it contained. Which automatically got me to thinking about Proverbs on account …

The Captain & the First Mate

my most prominent, omnipresent trial of a hollow muscular blood-pumping organ three sizes too large for the cavern it inhabits the body, the person, the living breathing organism of human origin ill-equipped for such a raucous muscle the rhythm of rapidity increasing with every introduction of concern compassion beating intensely in the cramped cavity always threatening to …

Acts 12

Peter was put in prison by King Herod, and he was guarded by four squads of soldiers. On this particular night, he was bound with two chains between two soldiers, and there were guards before the door- and constant prayer was offered to God for him from the church. Now behold, an angel of the …

Lion Man

“The presence, absence, colour, and size of the mane is associated with genetic precondition, sexual maturity, climate, and testosterone production; the rule of thumb is the darker and fuller the mane, the healthier the lion. Sexual selection of mates by lionesses favors males with the densest, darkest mane Research in Tanzania also suggests mane length signals fighting success …

Tainted

you may have had me at "hello," but you lost me at "i lied." it's not a lovely thought knowing that we're all the same in that we all have our own soggy, little rotten tomato hearts. we're stuck in our pride we strive for our need of opposites we thrive on taking sides &we're …

God love America

Poem: May 2011 They have not a name, nor face to their presence They are underplayed pronouns in a tedious tale-he, she, it, they They are nothing more than words on an otherwise empty page, movement on an otherwise still sidewalk They serve only the barest function. They mull about, hopeless, & meaningless in their …