Trial By Fire: Dancing With Nephilim

TRIAL_BY_FIRE“Never will I leave you. Never will I forsake you.” –Jesus of Nazareth

A friend and mentor blew my mind recently simply by pointing out a subtlety in scripture I had never noticed before ― a detail so minuscule that most overlook it. However, it contains great significance for us.

The verse above is taken from Hebrews 13:5, but it doesn’t originate there.  Continue reading

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Utter Your Voice

tumblr_mnszmg4jzm1qi09f9o1_500My feelings were hurt yesterday when a close friend told me I hated people who don’t live the way I think they should. This is, of course, the gentleman I have been sparring with for weeks through e-mail. It began as a lively debate, but yesterday it started to get ugly. Continue reading

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Picking Through the Rubble

image006I was trading e-mails with an old friend the other day when, quite unintentionally, I declared myself to be “the supreme authority on the meaning of Scripture.” Really. That’s what he said. Continue reading

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LGBT Gaffe Month

news-group-protests-prevalent-390x261You have to appreciate their honesty, even if it is a bit late to start telling the truth.

According to a recent Time Magazine article, the National Center for Lesbian Rights just unveiled its latest public indoctrination effort.  Continue reading

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The Golden Age of Hedonism

mediumhe·do·nism : the belief that pleasure or happiness is the most important goal in life.

I received an e-mail this morning. In the subject line: DATE REAL CHEATING WIVES IN YOUR AREA!  Continue reading

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The Hotel McCutcheon

angel-of-griefIt has taken a long time for me to write this story. For many months, ever since my sister, Erica, died, I have made half a dozen false starts. More than once, I got several paragraphs down only to lose the file somehow. Something has kept me from staying with the project, even as I felt a need to tell the story.  Continue reading

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A Pointed Reminder

the-promise-1966(1)I just got corrected by God. It wasn’t a harsh correction. To the contrary, my own conscience supplied all the bite.

A member of my family came forward to apologize for hurtful things he has done and said. I admit, I was shocked. I had more or less given up on him. Not that I had ill will toward him or hoped for a way to pay him back for his meanness. I have even prayed for him. But I had decided I wasn’t going to make any more efforts at reconciliation. Continue reading

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