He Shed, She Shed But What Has God Said?

chapterThis past weekend I attended a home and patio show in my city. One of the vendors was selling sheds. These were not the structures one would see anywhere in America that is usually placed in the backyard to house their gardening tools. He was selling sheds as a counterpart to the man cave concept. He asked me was I in the market for one and I politely declined. He inquired why while sharing how beautiful they are, how they offer a place of solace and serenity etc. I reiterated that I wouldn’t need one. I replied to him that I have a home. He seemed puzzled while becoming irritated that he obviously wouldn’t make a sale with me that day. I explained to him that separate spaces are not the answer for a happy family; no matter how beautifully arrayed the structure. At this point he rudely walked away. The idea followed me home and God began to deal with me about how our society seeks separateness, yet yearn for relationship. Continue reading “He Shed, She Shed But What Has God Said?”

Hearing the Heart of God

In our world where there is so much suffering it’s not surprising that people are looking for answers. Many are looking for a time and date for the end of the world in order to escape the tragedy that has engulfed our fallen generation. If we look at the scriptures, we’ll find the disciples asked the same question of Jesus in Matthew 24:3. They too, wanted to know when the end would come. They too, wanted an end to the suffering and persecution that they endured in their era. What comfort did they find?

The word of God has given us a detailed account of Continue reading “Hearing the Heart of God”

Still Deceived!

Get real people, understand; there is no real freedom in this land! A oppressionland filled with opportunity; yet no justice, no peace, no unity.

America’s disenfranchised is still oppressed; down trodden, violated yet still richly blessed. Some have endured Continue reading “Still Deceived!”

The Man I Never Knew

HomelessStaring into his eyes I saw pain embedded in his past. Clothes tattered, face unshaven he seemed aghast. His body seemed to shake and tremble in winter’s unyielding fury. Of snow, wind and rain like a blizzard in Missouri.

His coat had frayed edges and pants Continue reading “The Man I Never Knew”

Through Christ!

worshipperHis message of love and healing caressed my broken
spirit. He witnessed my buried pain knowing my sin
was the culprit.

Sin had robbed me of a fruitful
life that was filled with regrets; then I befriended
malice which hindered me from being my best. Continue reading “Through Christ!”

A Love That Endures

OldLoveBirdsWhen life makes you weary, depressed and blue.
This thought I leave you to ponder; it’s very simple to do. Take a moment, reflect while praying with all your might. To know that HIS spirit yet abides with you, to make everything alright.

HIS love for you is eternal but your faith can make the way clear. HE’S a comfort to the fatherless and Continue reading “A Love That Endures”

Our Hateful, Hopeful World….

riotThe world is a hateful place. We keep looking for counterfeit peace so we continually protest, host marches and coordinate rallies. Truth of the matter is there will never be peace among nations or among races for that matter. Never….How can I know that? You ask. I know because Continue reading “Our Hateful, Hopeful World….”