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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.
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
The finished work of Jesus can be a controversial subject. I know that may seem strange but there are many that absolutely reject what Jesus has done in His incarnation, death, resurrection and ascension. You hear stuff like “you are … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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