Sometimes you can be offered something you are not prepared to receive, something you do not understand at the time, something that might come back to haunt you years later. Haunt you not as a lost opportunity, but rather as a sudden sweeping realization of what really has been going on for decades, what the […]
The older I get, the more I appreciate children. In a recent conversation about children and parenting, I recalled what I wrote many years ago, which has proven so true in my life. It is titled, simply, “Children”: “You who would understand children, first understand the child in you. Therein lies your link with their […]
The “Baptism of the Holy Spirit” is real, and has been around since Pentecost, in the first century. The touch of God changed my life forever.
I am fascinated by what can exist between us as persons, and even more so between God and us. So here is a poetic mediation, titled “And Between Us the Magic” from my just published book, “Closer Than Your Own I. Meditations on Union with God.” (Available on Amazon). And between us the magic Showing […]
God matters most to an immeasurable extent. I offer a poetic meditation on this theme: “Whom have I in heaven but you? And there is nothing on earth that I desire other than you” (Psalm 73:25). What is the pearl of great price? What is the treasure buried in a field, Which, should we find […]
Scripture is meant to be prayed as well as read. You can open yourself to the inspired words of God and let them address you; you can and must respond to Scripture, so as to enter into a kind of dialogue with God through the medium of the Bible. Such an activity has been going […]