Psalm 92:12-13 “The righteous will flourish like the palm tree, they will grow like a cedar in Lebanon. Planted in the house of the LORD, they will flourish in the courts of our GOD!” Replanted in Glory’s Garden! (In Loving Memory of Barb Wyant) The flower pot sat emptied of all greenery, floral growing. Every […]Read More Replanted in Glory’s Garden!
Psalms 37:39 “But the salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: HE is their strength in the time of trouble!” Salvation is IN The LORD! From the time you left the door unlocked, this heart was sadly broken. Unprotected were your memories with your thoughts — in darkness — groping. Because both lock and […]Read More Salvation in IN The LORD!
Psalm 118:8 “It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man!” — the very center verse of the Bible! For Self’s Preservation! Hell’s attacks involve Corruption. to kill by theft til Destruction. Thus relentless their rabid goals are… to end every breath of a CHRISTian. Yet complying with its dark […]Read More For Self’s Preservation!
Joshua 23:8 “But you are to cling to the LORD your GOD, as you have done to this day!” Clinging to LIFE! The aroma of wall paper flowersis unlike the rose or the Lilly.Truthfully told, no fresh fragrance it holds…since all of its beauty was painted. Such one dimensional pictures indeed even if with raised […]Read More Clinging to LIFE!
Psalm 103:15 “As for man, his days are like grass; As a flower of the field, so he flourishes.” Spanning the Grass! The LORD stands beforeas we cling beneath;At HIS feet — prostrate felled. Not in terror but awesince CHRIST knows our namesand claims us as HIS. What then need we more?in return, give your […]Read More Spanning The Grass!
Colossians 3:13 “Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the LORD forgave you!” Freely Forgiven…Forever! Absolute Absolution (Completely forgiven) by GOD but not man;Oh! What contrast — ironic! When Creation refuses HIS crimson redemption, how backwards thethought that our clay shun HIS hands! […]Read More Freely Forgiven…Forever!
Luke 9:23 “And HE said to them all, If any man will come after ME, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow ME.” HIS “Returning” Gift! We give out and then “In”until “Up” becomes “down”Likewise Liberty’s gift takesa hit…without CHRIST. There Surrender is forcedoften forfeiting Care…giving place to Resentmentwhere Faith […]Read More HIS Returning Gift!
Matthew 6:21 “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also!” With & For Faith! When Life’s clockworks arepaused as a stopwatchdepressed as Unrest leavesthe Body suspended in Time; then aware of the SecondHand keenly becoming…so are we — at best! Even now,“left behind!” But not as though Rapture hadpassed us here standing!Instead! […]Read More With & For Faith!
1 Peter 5;7 “Cast all your anxiety on HIM because HE cares for you!” “Letting Go” Timing! Road weary, battle scarred, “left for dead” — stranded, so are those laid low whose souls did not know CHRIST. Thus found without Hope or one chance for survival; their vessels — (devoid of our SAVIOUR) — despair. […]Read More “Letting Go!” Timing!
Psalm 19:11 “Moreover, by them Your servant is warned; in keeping them there is great reward.” Leaving NO one Behind! Going to battleWITHIN one’s own armytakes confident Faithor…the heart of a fool. For from it comes wordswhich aid self-infliction;In vain debates foundtill such souls stand alone. Yet! Those bold warriorsequipped by The SAVIOUR,march into their […]Read More Leaving NO one Behind!
Luke 13:11 “And behold, there was a woman who had a spirit of infirmity eighteen years, and was bent over and could in no way raise herself up.” The Un-Weighting! By Weights, heavy handed,so bend we…with Age.Our mental and physicalstatures thus yielding. Reflecting the pressuresof this fallen worldso increasingly harder towalk — it’s become. But […]Read More The Un-Weighting!
Matthew 17:7 “But JESUS came and touched them. “Get up,” he said. “Don’t be afraid.” HIS Blessed “Receiving!” Who pays the price when Sins’ charge has been earned; When Sympathy’s empathy cannot be served? Who then confesses their heart and both hands are the trio found guilty and due Reprimand? Where compatriot Eyes and the […]Read More HIS Blessed “Receiving!”
Galatians 5:13b “Rather, serve one another humbly in love.” Faithfully Following Through! When Health cannot remainas a “Given” one expects;when “Normal” ceases stayingonce one fewer years has left… So Faith “greater than” beforethen becomes with passing time!With Reliance on GOD’s healingmore…as moments seem to fly. Thus wait we on Redemption;Yea, for Transformation’s touch…Whilst our prayers […]Read More Faithfully Following Through!
Hebrews 13:16 “Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to GOD.” The Empty Race! The goal of each CHRISTian vessel has an ultimate point of conclusion. Each dash is thus followed by calendar numbers whose end is a time stamp on Life. But those found […]Read More The Empty Race!
Jeremiah 17:14 “Heal me, LORD, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for YOU are THE ONE I praise!” Re-Leased for Life! Through toils and troubles which try our soul’s patience; through Tragedy’s loss and the trials of Faith… …so we often re-question this lease upon Life where YOU sovereignly […]Read More Re-Leased for Life!
Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted!” HIS Delivery Vessels! Empathy gives way to Transaction as the pace of Tragedy quickens. Fewer tears and less Time then are shared with those suffering. Such souls then thus starved for Redemption! How grieved every heart so afflicted; whose Anguish continues — unfettered! […]Read More HIS Delivery Vessels!
2 Thessalonians 3:3 “But the LORD is faithful. HE will establish you and guard you against the evil one!” Reminders in Red! As an empty vessel with fractured frame, it’s still common to find Hesitation within. Such unwilling to carry whatever remains since the bulk has been lost of HIS blessings once held. Or so […]Read More Reminders in Red!
Ephesians 3:20 “Now to HIM WHO is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to HIS power that is at work within us…” Those “Waves”! When the rivers of Grace flood over us fully, then the bridge-like connections of human design…are raised — even drawn — till their endpoints praise […]Read More Those “Waves”!
Matthew 5:16 “In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your FATHER WHO is in heaven.” Lamp Lighting Lemming Leaders! When thousands are dying of the billions near death; one cannot help wondering why — as lemmings — most seem. Following […]Read More Lamp Lighting Lemmimg Leaders!
Zechariah 4:6 “So he answered and said to me: “This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by MY SPIRIT,’ says the LORD of Hosts.” By CHRIST Alone! No favor of flesh can take one’s faith furthest; No earthly progresion will measure “Enough!” No earthly extension can […]Read More By CHRIST Alone!
1 Peter 4:10 “As good stewards of GOD’s grace in its various forms, serve one another with the gift each of you has received.” Healing’s Greatest Instant! The Body of CHRIST being thread as a blanket, aligned as Heav’ns fabric, with infinite lines… …combine then to cove the pains of each other with Zeal’s intercession […]Read More Healing’s Greatest Instant!
Jeremiah 30:17 “For I will restore health to you, and your wounds I will heal, declares the LORD…” On HIS Waves of Restoration! Found missing at sea as a mystery, without secured bindings or crew; so the captain-less vessel for decades adrift bore damage from weathering storms. Through the harshest of elements cast, through brutal […]Read More On HIS Waves of Restoration!
Psalm 147:3 “HE heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” Righteous Road Restoration! Street paving efforts seem constant. Everywhere one might look bears a barrelled blockade, As such, new materials piled await to replace what had poorly been paved. By gazing around so I see that the same restorations are needed “en masse”…since countless […]Read More Righteous Road Restoration!
Psalms 27:13 “I would have lost heart, unless I had believed That I would see the goodness of the LORD In the land of the living! Equal Expectations! Walking up the steps confronting — every fire of faithless Fear, bound solely for the WORD of GOD WHOSE NAME their souls revered; so those chosen for […]Read More Equal Expectations!
John 16:33 “I have told you these things so that in ME you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take courage; I have overcome the world!” The Cry of HIS Own! What content might HE hear that hasn’t been already shared?, said my weary soul confessing to the mirror’s empty […]Read More The Cry of HIS Own!
Psalms 51:10 “Create in me a clean heart, O GOD, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.” A Second past Seven! After taking in a deep breath, the immense brown bear exhaled an expanding steam cloud. Then closing his eyes within the white haze, there was a momentary pause as if listening for some sound. […]Read More A Second past Seven!
Isaiah 41:13 “For I the LORD your GOD will hold your right hand, saying to you, Fear not; I will help you.” From Self Harm to Unscarred! Saved from self harm are our souls by The ONE WHO created this ground for our feet. Saved from the endless decline… which Guilt leads, till our shame […]Read More From Self Harm to Unscarred!
Psalms 103:8-10 “The LORD is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love. HE will not always accuse, nor will HE harbor HIS anger forever; HE does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities.” Eternally Paroled! Though our pathway divides and its cobblestones crumble; where we fall, […]Read More Eternally Paroled!
1 Peter 2:24 “HE HIMSELF bore our sins in HIS body on the Cross, so that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. “By HIS stripes you are healed!” By Redemptive Replacement! Great is HIS faithfulness drawing our wakefulness; calling out daily till risen we are… from our frequented slumbers, asleep in great […]Read More By Redemptive Replacement!
Psalms 126:5 “Those who sow with tears will reap with songs of Joy.” With Shouts of HIS Praise! Tears form the clearest ink yet most illiterate, ignoring…see no “words” inscribed on paper; whose blinded hearts know not the LORD. On “blank pages” shall those broken pen down their mirrored thoughts. Though invisible their script, still […]Read More With Shouts of HIS Praise!