The whole of the gospel speaks of dying to ones self in order that Christ may live within. I have often prayed the prayer that David prayed in Psalm 51:10 "Create in me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me." There's risk involved with praying such prayers. For the heart … Continue reading Renewed

The Snake in the House

I learned an important lesson yesterday. Creepy crawly critters move fast and often unnoticed. I was getting some ribs prepared to go into the oven and needed something from the other fridge, the one on the back porch so I opened the slider, got my ingredients, came back in, closed the door and resumed my … Continue reading The Snake in the House


At what point do we cease to stand? When the lie has consumed the mind to blur truth to mere suggestion? Is there a moment when our spirit screams? Maybe it's long before we've reached the edge. Maybe it's that first sighting of the precipice, when a small voice says "looky there". Maybe it's then … Continue reading Fallen