Hope Is….

Hope Is the Belief That Anything Is Possible! Put yourself in Mary’s shoes for a minute. You’re in your room late at night when an angel appears out of nowhere and tells you you’re going to get pregnant (without having sex) and that your son will reign like a king. To say this is hardContinue reading “Hope Is….”

The Courage to “Be”

“Whosoever shall find his life shall lose it; whosoever shall lose his life for my sake shall find it.” (Matthew 10:39) Introduction Since the dawn of time mankind has struggled to find meaning in life. Jesus posits a challenge in our text this morning. Jesus challenges us to find not only the true meaning forContinue reading “The Courage to “Be””

The Courage to Be

“Whosoever shall find his life shall lose it; whosoever shall lose his life for my sake shall find it.” (Matthew 10 : 39) Introduction  Since the dawn of time mankind has struggled to find meaning in life.   Jesus posits a challenge in our text this morning.  Jesus challenges us to find not only the trueContinue reading “The Courage to Be”

Confrontation

Life refuses to bend My dreams refuse to die Accept life’s terms Or walk away… Decisions amid uncertainties Bend life bend Give a little; negotiate in good faith I’m willing to compromise…. Life refuses to bend My dreams refuse to die Accept life’s terms Or walk away… So much at stake Faith, Family, Friends… CanContinue reading “Confrontation”

Rethinking Crime and Violence..

“A slacker’s craving will kill him because his hands refuse to work. He is filled with craving  all day long, but the righteous give and don’t hold back.” (Proverbs 21:25-26) The slacker does not die alone.  When the righteous withholds charity from the slacker,  crime and violence are the results.  Poverty left to its ownContinue reading “Rethinking Crime and Violence..”

Aborted Dreams

  Dreams shattered by inactivity they were meant to be mine meant to bless me aborted dreams.   Dreams, not yet ready to give birth timing was all wrong, went to the clinic dreams shattered in one instant aborted dreams.   Dreams fueled by purpose planned, examined, and broadcast nevertheless, distracted, discouraged, detoured. aborted dreams.Continue reading “Aborted Dreams”

Making Decisions Prematurely

You saw me before I was born. Every day of my life was recorded in your book. Every moment was laid out before a single day had passed. How precious are your thoughts about me, O God. They cannot be numbered! (Psalms 139:16-17, NLT) I’m still living from the book written about me before IContinue reading “Making Decisions Prematurely”