Trying to improve yourself?

“The Lord is my shepherd. The Lord restores my soul.” – Psalm 23 When we stress over self-improvement and such we may be getting in God’s way. The Lord is the restorer of our souls. And much more. “Restore” translates from the Hebrew action verb shuwb...

Happy Hindrances

The mystery of sin will not always be around to confuse us! And, thank God, it is limited right now. There will be a time, however, when it will gain free reign. Thankfully, the Holy Spirit currently stops it. The Bible explains: “The mystery of this sin is already at...

Mercy! Now!

“Staying right at the center of God’s love, keeping your arms open and outstretched, ready for the mercy of our Master, Jesus Christ. This is the unending life, the real life!” (Jude 21, The Message) Evil wants us to look too far back or too far forward. Back to the...

Jesus: the Way

The blood of Jesus, God’s Son, continually cleanses us and empowers us for life. (John 1:7) (click Source below for full post) John: Good morning, Papa, thank you for the blood in our physical bodies that continually cleanses and feeds us. More so, thank you for the...

The Big Leboski

The Big Leboski (The Big Deal really. I just wanted to use the movie title. LOL!), in all the struggles we have with relationships and “know”ing each other, is that we distract from knowing God. This dissipates us. “And this is the real and eternal life: That they...

Let it be. Live, Local, and Late-breaking!

(Click Source below for full post.) John: Thank you, Papa, for creating me and for staying with me. Thank you for thinking me up. In my very human humanity, I get to be like Jesus, “found in fashion as a human.” Thank you for helping me get through very human and...