A Cunning Trickster

That cunning, slippery, shrewd, devious, astute, shifty, subtle Trickster of all the ages — easily engages his fancy footwork to trip us up every time we attempt to “be a doer of good”. Think about this evil Trickster and how he successfully bewildered the innocent Eve!  This woman lived in a perfect world so she could…

Seeds Producing

Have you ever been able to hold onto your peace while being yelled at or disrespected? Do you feel that justice is best served by silence or non-action?  “Friends, do not avenge yourselves; instead, leave room for His wrath. For it is written: Vengeance belongs to Me; I will repay, says the Lord.” Romans 12:19. God Almighty created justice,…

Wisely Question

Can I find relevance in words that were written over 3,500 years ago.  Do I belong in this chaotic world, or would I fit better in another place?  Is it possible to frame an understanding of all creation with mere words? Who was it that asked over 3,300 questions in the oldest, most controversial book…

Is the devil real?

Have you wrestled with dark thoughts? Have you ever spoken ill of someone? Wished harm on someone you know? Have you ever envied the joy of another? Have you ever played with Tarot cards, or been to a psychic?  Do you have grisly dreams?  Have you considered the content of your mind as nasty? Have…

Good Grief

Lucy is known for consistently quipping “Good Grief” to Charlie Brown.  Initially I thought “what an oxymoron, what good could possibly blend with grief?” The truth is that I was recently reminded to “NOT lean on my own understanding!”  Two years have crawled by after my son joined Jesus in heaven.  To maintain the joy…