The Power Of Gratitude (like whistling to yourself on a battlefield)

The power of gratitude. “Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, for our ‘God is a consuming fire.’” Fire purifies. Fire protects against enemies. “But be assured today that the Lord your God is the one who goes […]

Faith Without Works Is Dead, Perhaps Our Dreams Aren’t Only In Our Head

Faith Without Works Is Dead The cornerstone of Christianity (Faith) Isn’t a million miles away from the laws of manifestation (the so called demonic new age) Perhaps there’s a relationship here? 14 What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? 15 If […]

Inner Battles, Outer Grace: Cultivating Self-Compassion in a World of Comparisons

Don’t compare Your insides with other people’s outsides. I heard that said in 12-step rooms of recovery, and it’s stuck with me over the years. Don’t compare your insides with other people’s outsides. And how true it is. We tend to beat ourselves up and see the areas in which our lives seemingly don’t measure […]

From The Shadows To The Light (the journey of us all)

The wages of sin is death. For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 6:23). Regardless of the direction sin takes you in, Its wages are death. Either death of the ego (hopefully), Or death of the body and soul (probably unless…). […]

Overcoming First Thing Walls

Overcoming the first thing walls “Here on earth, you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.” Philippians 4:6-7: The Challenge of First Thing Walls First thing walls are hard to overcome. Like getting into a cold plunge or a cold shower, Or out of bed when you […]

The Dance Of Distractions (Within The Eternal Call)

The Dance of Distractions Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to […]

Taxi Driver And The Power Of Thought (for better or worse)

How to Get Organizized Taxi Driver and How the Mind Is Relentless And the Power of Thought for Better or Worse. Remember Taxi Driver? Robert De Niro and Martin Scorsese, Which was one of those classic 70’s films About a man’s descent into madness. His obsession with the dirt and crime of the city, And […]

The Way Of Discipline, Abundance And Offering

‘Discipline is self-love. But also (Dictionary definition) dis·ci·pline noun the practice of training people to obey rules or a code of behavior, using punishment to correct disobedience. “a lack of proper parental and school discipline.” But also “My son, do not despise the Lord’s discipline, and do not resent his rebuke because the Lord disciplines […]

Don’t Look Back

Lot’s Wife As they fled the city, one of the angels said, “Flee for your lives! Don’t look back, and don’t stop anywhere in the plain! Flee to the mountains or you will be swept away!” (Genesis 19:17). “Then the Lord rained upon Sodom and Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven; […]