As we set upon the precipice of 2014 turning to 2015, there is clearly a lot to be thankful for. While looking ahead I heard a hush. I clearly heard a hush. Not the “hush of Whoville” but a silent deep breath. It was if the world was grabbing air for the very next move. In the process of enjoining silence, I “felt” the depth of the breath and the tension in the air. Like a hunter preparing to shoot, there was an exhale, followed by a pause. (Not everyone shoots like that, but I do for the most part.) Continue reading A Moment Of Silence
I think the words of the church initially may be “come on in”. I am not talking about entering the brick and mortar of a building, but coming into fellowship with God Himself and becoming one of His family. Many who come in simply need to get healed and involved in the process of being made whole, so that they can get back out to the world at hand. Continue reading A Call To Come In
The greatest failure of a person may well be to miss out on “the moment”.
What moment? Well, maybe any moment. Just because it is not fun does not mean it does not have value. I understand that sickness and death are not fun. But, in the midst of those I learned compassion. To exercise grace. (As a believer I do not think either of those “moments” are necessary!) The normal routine is to wriggle out of pain or discomfort. But where are you wriggling to? Sometimes we must incur “pain” to arrive at gain. Continue reading Mastering The Moment
Last night before falling asleep I was thinking about the folks I speak to about Jesus. The folks that I might invite to a church gathering. I found myself rolling with answers and thought process. Perhaps some of it was triggered by a few conversations yesterday. Continue reading A Dose Of Humility Changes Things
This week I have sensed a spiritual shift or a “closening” of the realm of angels and God. It had been a period of weeks or maybe even months since I felt this happening. This time seems different than previous times. Why? I am not totally sure, but I am sure it is happening. Continue reading The Closening Of Angels
As I walked through the building, I saw the buttons. 3 out of 4 were still in safety mode, but a fourth was moved to attack mode. I was not sure what to do. I had heard that moving one of these switches after “the fact” could causes the switch to speed up its requirements moving whatever it was connected to into crisis mode. Add to the fact that clearly I would be in trouble for it, I was very concerned. This was more than a small problem. Clearly the endangerment of many was at hand AND I would be in serious trouble. Continue reading Begin To Change The World
Today as the gifts are opened and the food is eaten, there is still plenty of magic to go around.
Last night I attended our annual Christmas service and I watched the people come in, I thought what a wonderful time of the year. As I saw the people coming in, I saw the hugs and I saw the laughter. I also saw tears and bewilderment on some. “Why am I here?” “How long does this last?” I wandered around getting to as many as I had a chance, but at some point it gets too much because there are too many. It was beautiful. Continue reading Merry Christmas To You!
Are we there yet?
Anyone with a child has heard the impatient refrain of “are we there yet?” (Perhaps I still am that child on some levels…) As my grandchildren become more excited, I think and am reminded that too often we miss out on the moment because of that excitement. We want to get somewhere Get something over. Receive something new. Continue reading Make Room For The King!
There was the sign “Christmas Wrecks”. It looked quiet enough, but as I walked onto the lot, I realized it was far from quiet. But as far as the word “wrecks” clearly it was appropriate.
The dream was 5 dreams deep. Each dream only brought me one dream closer to awaking. (I never had that happen that I remember.) I remember “awaking” at 3:30 and thinking “Christmas Rex?” But then I was swept into another level of the dream. (Wreck the halls…) Continue reading Christmas Wrecks
It could be right now. Today.
Too often we think everything is down the road, when in fact it has the potential to be in your today. I do not disagree with timing or seasons, but sometimes we hold onto that “get ready for tomorrow, today” in situations that warrant a NOW! Continue reading Your NOW Is Here!