Is the devil real?

“I cannot believe I thought such an awful thing!” Why do we wrestle with dark thoughts? What compels us to speak bad about others? Is it something in us, or someone attacking us that makes us wish harm on others? How about when some stranger is bursting with laughter and we snicker “how ridiculous!” What…

Ears of the Heart

Picture a set of ears attached to your heart. Got that? Ok, now ponder deeply, do our ears actually do the hearing? Or does our mind hear what we select and then through our intellect, we translate the meaning? The wisest man known to have ever lived asked God for a discerning heart, a heart…

Unmasked

Carnival includes wearing masks and the grand fiesta begins today in Chapala. This  annual festival has an interesting genesis!  Soon the streets around all the villages in Mexico will swarm with visitors from around the globe! For 15 days the music will drown our treasured silence. This world-wide festival keeps artists busy making costumes, floats…

Poetic Justice

People who falsely accuse the innocent, will be punished as repentant hearts will be washed and renewed by the Spirit.  We must keep our eyes wide open and NOT be blinded by what we see. Not all signs and wonders are from God. We are to be diligent in our seeking of the Lord and…

The Girl I Was

I was that shy girl who had low self-worth. I was the girl who envied those who had parents who took interest in their children.  I was the girl who believed she had no chance of being loved.  I was the girl who compared herself to the popular girls at school, to the magazine models,…