Tag Archives: Spirit

His Abiding Presence

Abiding in the KJV is translated dwelling in the NIV, although to me abiding seems to denote a longer term presence. It is possible that recent generations of believers take for granted the Spirit’s presence. The Psalmist wrote, “Let us … Continue reading

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What’s New

Solomon was the wisest man ever, by God’s divine gift. After a thorough investigation using scientific methods He said, “What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun.” … Continue reading

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Never Alone

Looking back with faith, I see that I was never alone, without God. Through the watches of the night, in dangers, in solitude and confusion, He was there. I sensed Him when my soul was quieted within me. His care … Continue reading

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Gods Service

What can man do for God who has everything and no need? Must we take care of all those around us because God is unable? Was St. Teresa of Avila right saying, “Yours are the hands, yours are the feet, … Continue reading

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Love’s Footprints

I’m an artist. I was painting a scene of the ocean and studying a picture of the waves, white foam, and transparent colors of the water’s reflection of the sky in order to create an authentic depiction of reality. As … Continue reading

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Our Highest Allegiance

I have been following the politically driven events that have become so consuming in recent years. I think its partly a consequence of the isolation that social media and the covid virus have brought upon us. By reaching out to … Continue reading

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Speaking Directly

This is not the preferred practice in our society where things must be carefully couched and subtly approached. Its the rule of political correctness where some things can not even be uttered. Of course, its a pretense at kindness and … Continue reading

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What Matters Most

Each of us has things going on family, work, finances, repairs, appointments, chores, hobby/sports, health/medical issues, people and God, in no particular order. What matters most among all these things and those not mentioned? Beyond that which we must do … Continue reading

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Loves Demand

Love makes no demand, but it speaks and calls out. We all have heard it many times, often maybe, and we have also ignored it until its last echo subsided. Who’s is that voice? Scripture teaches and introduces by definition … Continue reading

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Separation and Uniting

It’s really difficult to disconnect from this world, it’s lure, tentacles, traps, demands, upon our journey through it. Where is the line between living in the world, but not of it. It’s the difference between light and dark, good and … Continue reading

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