Light

 “I suppose that, the nearer we get to heaven, the more conscious we shall be of our imperfections.  The more light we get, the more we discover our own darkness.  That which is scarcely accounted sin by some men, will be a grievous defilement to a tender conscience.  It is not that we are greater … More Light

Old Dog, Same Tricks

Warning graphic descriptions ahead:  I’m the kind of personality that needs a swift kick you know where when it comes to being reprimanded.  The bible refers to this personality as a fool.  “The Holy Spirit offers gentle correction.”  Not for this chick!  The Holy Spirit knows better.  I respond best to brutal chastisement.  That being … More Old Dog, Same Tricks

Small

I recently took a trip to visit family at Lake Caroline in Virginia.  One night, we decided to sit out on the balcony and star gaze while we talked.  When we first went out, we could see about ten stars, but after we turned out all the lights and gave our eyes time to adjust, … More Small

Choosing Sides

I made the decision to follow Christ 30 years ago this month. I was 9 years old at the time. I wasn’t forced. It wasn’t shoved down my throat. I wasn’t scared into it. It happened as I was being read the story of the crucifixion of Christ. There came a point that I just … More Choosing Sides

Re-Deemed

 God has been speaking to my heart about what it really means to be redeemed.  It occurred to me that it does not merely mean to be bought back or purchased.  When something is “deemed”, it is judged, defined as or characterized.  So, if something or someone is re-deemed, it means they are re-judged, re-classified, … More Re-Deemed