the Parable of Broken Computers

26 The disciples were even more amazed, and said to each other, “Who then can be saved?” 27 Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but not with God; all things are possible with God.” (Mark 10:26-27 New International Version). It was about 18 months ago. I bought a new laptop. I was stillContinue reading “the Parable of Broken Computers”

Five for Friday: Life Lessons

This Week on Five for Friday When Your Favorite Team CheatsI Wish I Had KnownWhat Do You Stand For?KINDNESS IS MANY THINGS… RANDOM ISN’T ONEAfter 103 Birthdays When Your Favorite Team Cheats 13 Don’t have two different types of money weights in your bag, a heavy one and a light one. 14 Don’t have two different types ofContinue reading “Five for Friday: Life Lessons”

Silence

Silence isn’t empty, it’s full of answers. Author Unknown 11 He said, “Go out and stand on the mountain before the Lord, for the Lord is about to pass by.” Now there was a great wind, so strong that it was splitting mountains and breaking rocks in pieces before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind; and after theContinue reading “Silence”

Separated No More

Song Styles Saturday 31 What then are we to say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us? 32 He who did not withhold his own Son, but gave him up for all of us, will he not with him also give us everything else? 33 Who will bring any charge against God’s elect? It isContinue reading “Separated No More”

The Difference Between Creating and Building

In the beginning when God created the heavens and the earth, 2 the earth was a formless void and darkness covered the face of the deep, while a wind from God swept over the face of the waters. (Genesis 1:1-2, New Revised Standard Version) I am not a Trekkie (I’m not even sure if my spelling is correct). I didn’tContinue reading “The Difference Between Creating and Building”

How Do You Know?

13 Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist, but others Elijah, and still others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” 15 He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” 16 Simon PeterContinue reading “How Do You Know?”

Prayer 101: Breakthrough Prayer for Me

Psalm 30:11-1211 You have turned my mourning into dancing;    you have taken off my sackcloth and clothed me with joy,12 so that my soul[b] may praise you and not be silent.    O Lord my God, I will give thanks to you forever (Psalm 30:11-12, NRSV) Rao was a Hindu yogi who devoted his life to prayer and holy thought. Through discipline, he didContinue reading “Prayer 101: Breakthrough Prayer for Me”

Prayer 101: FLASH

58 Then they dragged him out of the city and began to stone him; and the witnesses laid their coats at the feet of a young man named Saul. 59 While they were stoning Stephen, he prayed, “Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.” 60 Then he knelt down and cried out in a loud voice, “Lord, do not hold this sinContinue reading “Prayer 101: FLASH”

Prayer 101: Breath Prayer

“Be still, and know that I am God! I am exalted among the nations, I am exalted in the earth.” (Psalm 46:10, New Revised Standard Version). There are times that a very short prayer meets the needs. If we need to re-center in a stressful moment can be a good time to use a short breath prayer. These prayers are not meant to be the center of our prayer lifeContinue reading “Prayer 101: Breath Prayer”

Sighs too Deep for Words

Today is Song Saturday. Each Saturday I bring you a poem or song lyrics from either an original poem/lyrics or perhaps from another poet/lyricist. Most weeks I have done fairly well at bringing original work. Today’s post is also original work. Earlier this week, as I was working on something else I happened on RomansContinue reading “Sighs too Deep for Words”