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 […]

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 […]


I just watched a TED talk on Introversion and it was very insightful. I have heard (or read) most of these things before, but it helped me to realize a few things. For a while there I was doubting that I was a solid ‘I’ thinking that perhaps I was an ambivert. I am now […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]