If you are hoping God won’t encroach upon your liberties, fear not. He will devour them.
Have you ever found yourself still in your pajamas and t-shirt from the night before at three o’clock in the afternoon? You mull around the house unwilling to muster up enough energy to do anything productive but hating yourself all the while you miss another minute of sunlight. I think to some degree everyone has […]Read Post ›
Some say that Jesus is nothing more than a great historical embellishment and believing in God is quite illogical. It is clear to me that believing in God is the opposite. Do you think an uneducated peasant man living two thousand years ago could have created the single most influential religious and moral faculty in […]Read Post ›
One is not in danger of thinking of himself more than he ought to be if he exalts God as he ought to be.
Jesus was not mocked so we may be praised, he was not beaten so we may avoid pain, and he was not crucified so we may abstain from our cross. These things give us meaning and purpose for our current trials but not an exemption. No one wants to go through tough times but every […]Read Post ›
Out of the mouth of the driest land; came forth this fertile tree Nothing magnetic about it’s hand; rejected and shamed for thee Fraught and close with suffering; clinched in the grasp of pain Living a life collecting sorrow; removing it from my name Cursed he is to take the yoke of all […]Read Post ›
I would rather be seen as a lunatic shouting the truth in the middle of the desert than a respected man building up a shrine of falsehood in the ear of my neighbor. Say something sweet and people will hear, but few will remember. Say something truthful and few may hear, but many will remember.
It can be said that the sharpness of swords Are only sharpened for bitter ends and the wishes of hungry lords That armor is formed for the pierce of arrows deep In the earnest chasms of our heroes keep That all the jewels are etched from stone To fill a pocket or pay a loan […]Read Post ›
Our individualistic culture is shown best in the incessant narcissism of the people. We are so focused on our own problems, concerns, and preferences that we “literally” have no time to turn our focus outward. Just to give you an example I personally have three websites (social media) devoted specifically to “me” and I don’t […]Read Post ›
The bitter cloak of darkness; hiding me in the shadows of my own enmity. You speak softly to me; then a question burns inside. A question which questions the very realtity of which I base my questions on. Is this house I live in really a prison? Are the books I read tricking my mind? Are my friends really […]Read Post ›