Tag Archive for Lord

Old ghosts have names.

My ghosts all have names. My idols of bronze are being cast away. I am truly feeling that I am standing on the edge of forever, looking forward with one set of eyes, but seeing what lies behind, who lies…

Black Belt Success

It’s done. I am now a Black Belt. It sounds so easy to say, to read those words. But the reality is that the test was a proving ground more than physically for me, it was a proving ground spiritually…

A heart set on pilgrimage

I’ve  just gone through Beth Moore’s “Stepping Up—A journey through the Psalms of Ascent” bible study. At the start of this “journey” I was in Castlegar, B.C. At the end of this “journey” I am in Swift Current. Last night,…

Confirmation comes with a warning

In October, I wrote about my taking the Nazarite vow. You recall the story of Samson, the long flowing locks and the vow itself. The vow is described in Numbers 6:1-21. Some basic requirements are to: • abstain from wine,…

Rest in the shade of this tree

How many ways can one be told to rest in a week? I can tell you. During a restorative session with a yoga instructor: “Your feet are puffy. You need to put your feet up as often as you can—sneak…

Spiritual Fatigue

My wife and I have been dealing with a few stresses in life as most people do. We, although I should say I, have come to that place where a melt down is imminent. I envy my wife where she…

Dream a little dream

I believe that the Lord chats with us in all sorts of ways. Dreams are still one of them. Although this has nothing to do with my recent “financial bondage” revelation, I thought I’d share this anyways. I’m sitting at…

Spurgeon on the Emergent Church

There is nothing new under the under the sun. Charles Spurgeon addresses the theological liberalism of his (and our) day: Mark you, in proportion as the modern theology is preached the vice of this generation increases. To a great degree…

Silent meditations

I am preparing a sermon for June 19th, which is a little over a month away. I am praying that the Lord guide me as to what I should teach His people. It is not an easy task, because maybe, just maybe…