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My brothers and sisters, can a fig tree bear olives, or a grapevine bear figs? …James 3:12 (NIV)

I think I want to be a fig tree.

Okay, so maybe I want my life to be like a fig tree’s life.

As an ancient fruit, it was probably the first cultivated, but it i...

May 13, 2020

It is an emotional time.

It could be a fearful time.

It is definitely time to stop and consider what you know.

As the Holy Spirit so often does, He stopped me last weekend when a person said, "Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” John 8:32.

Know...

October 28, 2019

In a recent conversation, the concept of keeping God in a box came up. If you have been in church much of your life, you have probably heard the conversation. The one that circles around how we, mere mortals, tend to put God in a box and limits on him.

Like we, mer...

"Come, Follow me,' Jesus said, and I will make you fishers of men." Matthew 4:19

"...A farmer went out to sow his seed." Matthew 13:3

"...A net was let down into the lake and caught all kinds." Matthew 13:47

As Christians we play a specific role in the kingdom. Sometimes,...

I have had to wear glasses since I was in high school. Maybe middle school. I don’t really remember; I just know my vision has needed correction for a long time.

I have been nearsighted for decades. I think that is a strange way of saying I cannot see things which are f...

April 20, 2019

I used to not do Easter.

Then I used to spend Easter mornings at the beach.

There is something intimate and vast, private and public, personal and corporate about an Easter Morning spent on the beach. Easter is so personal; I must be with Him where I experience him the c...

Philippians 3:15-16 (The Message)

So let’s keep focused on that goal, those of us who want everything God has for us. If any of you have something else in mind, something less than total commitment, God will clear your blurred vision—you’ll see it yet! Now that we’re on...

April 3, 2018

I like to walk. I do not do it as much as I should, but I really like to walk.

Walk fast. Walk intentionally. Walk in silence. 

I do not usually walk with music. My Muse goes with me.

Usually, my Muse goes by the name Holy Spirit. Some days the inspiration comes through t...

March 19, 2018

Exodus 14 (NIV)

14 Then the Lord said to Moses, 2 “Tell the Israelites to turn back and encamp near Pi Hahiroth, between Migdol and the sea. They are to encamp by the sea, directly opposite Baal Zephon. 3 Pharaoh will think, ‘The Israelites are wandering around the land...

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I Want to Be a Fig Tree

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It is an emotional time.

It could be a fearful time.

It is definitely time to stop and consider what you know.

As the Holy Spirit so often does, He stopp...

Know? or Feel?

May 13, 2020

Breaking out of Boxes

October 28, 2019

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