You know the scene...Key West, beautiful water, islands and beaches, mangroves and fish...you know the scene. Maybe you don't. I was taking it in from 25,000 ft on my way to the operating area... . It is really that beautiful. Still I wasn't distracted by all the scenery because I was on an important … Continue reading Listen to Me
In the last few posts I've tried to paint a picture of union in Jesus with some of the reasons and outcomes. It is a difficult perspective for us in the west. Western Christianity has much of its roots founded in the teaching of Augustine who got his foundation from pagan Greek philosophy and religion. … Continue reading Interwoven Dance of Intimacy
God made us to be in His family. That was His plan. When we fell, God declared "justice must be served." No way, no how would God allow His plan of our union be thwarted by a deception or our stupidity and selfishness. "Absolutely not!" was His declaration the moment we turned and hid from … Continue reading Godly justice revisited
We derive much of our identity (false identity but I'll get to that) from moments in our lives. These moments, especially the painful ones of rejection, leave a mark or a wound that needs attention. Sometimes we "heal ourselves" and the scar tissue is really tough but we are "hardened" to protect us from further injury. It … Continue reading You can’t be abandoned
We have been on this short journey of the "I am" statements that Jesus made. We talked about "I am the bread" in "The Great I Am" and we talked about "I am the door" in "Mystic Portal." How about we take a look at "I am the light?" First let me say that this … Continue reading At the speed of light!