Bible thinkin', Holy Spirit, Teaching

Blunt Force Trauma

They were on opposing war teams. Things got out of hand at a wrestling match and all hell broke loose, so, Asahel, began running down Abner. Let’s just say it wasn’t a friendly game of tag. Now Asahel was fleet-footed as a wild gazelle. (got a good mental pic here?) Abner said to him, “Turn aside to the right or…

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Bible thinkin', Holy Spirit, Teaching

Ambush

Consider this, if you are a Christ follower you are the temple of God. I know, if pondered too long, it’s a little freaky and just about too much to swallow. But before the Spirit of Christ lived in us, he lived in a real temple. He would come down in smokey glory and hang with Moses. It was such…

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Holy Spirit

So Hard to Understand

I opened my e-mail this morning to see that an 11th month old little girl that I just saw last week died. I was going to say, “went to be with Jesus” but I just don’t want to say it that way. Too creamy sweet I suppose. Too raw to sugar coat it. Not that going to Jesus is sugar…

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Being Real, Holy Spirit

"After" – My Story Part 3

The changed that began came from the healing that had begun to spring up in me. Healing from the love of friends. Healing from the love of a man. Healing from the love of God. I went through so many different layers of healing. Interestingly, I never expected the next guy to behave the same way. My trust in others…

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Being Real, Bible thinkin', Holy Spirit

Eatin’ My Own Words

I tell the girls they have to treat their sister better than their best friend. It doesn’t always work, but at least they hear it all the time. I’m hoping it will stick one of these days. They get along great, but, of course, there are times I want to throw them both out the door so they can duke…

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