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Going Beyond the Prism

The following is a chapter from “The Flip Side.”  If you haven’t read the last post, I recommend you read it so you have context for this chapter.

For years I practiced and practiced to be a good golfer. Golf can be so frustrating and at the same time extremely gratifying. Like so much of our temporal life as a journey of awakening, Golf is a game of opposites and the harder you try the less progress you make, or so it seems.

Maybe you aren’t a golfer and this allegory doesn’t work for you, but I bet you have experienced something similar, maybe many times. The ever-present moment has a way of invading our unconsciousness to bring light into the darkness. Maybe it is a song on the radio, a sunset, a beautiful scene, or an intimate moment in a relationship…or maybe hitting a golf ball.
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The Prism of the Mind

Here is another tail from “The Flip Side.”  Get it?  Tail, as in heads or tails when you flip a coin?  Anyway, here it is.  Enjoy. Have you seen what happens when light, pure white light passes through a prism? … Continue reading

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Faith Test

I was thinking about why there seems to be all this schizophrenic, bi-polar, old-versus-new reasoning when it comes to understanding the nature of God.  To every born-again child of God, it is clear that Jesus is love and is God’s expression … Continue reading

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His Faithfulness

It is the last game in the world series, the bottom of the ninth and your team is down by one. Gimpy Gabe is on first and there are two outs. The relief pitcher is Rifle Richie who can throw … Continue reading

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Book of Remembrance

When I was a little kid I lived in the “mid south.”  That is what the weather man called it on the news. He would point to the map and say “sunny in the morning with a chance of showers … Continue reading

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I’m Right: Part 2

In Part 1 of this series I talked about how righteousness isn’t a measuring stick of my performance but simply God’s approval.  Religion has distorted this concept and used it against us.  As a matter of fact God talks a … Continue reading

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Faith Works

Faith works. It really does work. As a matter of fact if it isn’t working James says it is dead Faith. Faith that works gives life. A “faith” that demands my dead works (Heb 6:1, 9:14), is dead, it is faith in me … Continue reading

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Moving God or God Moving?

 Heb 11:1 Now faith is the assurance (the confirmation, the title deed) of the things [we] hope for, being the proof of things [we] do not see and the conviction of their reality [faith perceiving as real fact what is not … Continue reading

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Faith a Verb?

What I love so much about God is He wrote His laws on our hearts!  Now if you are processing with the thinking of a fallen Adam you hear “rules on our hearts.”  The truth is He wrote His nature … Continue reading

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