For a people shall dwell in Zion, in Jerusalem; you shall weep no more. He will surely be gracious to you at the sound of your cry. As soon as he hears it, he answers you. And though the Lord give you the bread of adversity and the water of affliction, yet your Teacher will … Continue reading 25 years worth of lessons, failures, and victories
Can you name all four sets of parents from the fourth generation before ya? It be your grandparents' grandparents I'm talking about. Name them all if you can. Now if you like me, well you can't do it. I honestly don't know their stories or even names. I been observing my generation and this up-n-rising one … Continue reading Hopeful Exultation in Life or Death
God's work, done in God's way, will never lack God's supplies -- Hudson Taylor I share Hudson Taylor's quote above: He was the first missionary to these foreign lands I reside in. I've heard that quote used a bunch of times from a man that has my highest respect and admiration, ole D. Tabb. What … Continue reading Poor, Wayfaring Stranger
Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, " I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life." -- John 8:12 If you just clicked on this post, this blog post is second part in a series on the idea: ABIDE. Highly recommend reading … Continue reading The Light
No soul that seriously and constantly desires joy will ever miss it. -- C.S. Lewis As I sit in a Pacific Coffee shop my mind races. Puzzled on how to begin writing what is bursting at the seam to be put down on digital ink. The overwhelming thought on what exactly is the point of … Continue reading XXX: Restless Wayward Child
Joy alone cannot unfold the deepest truths, although deepest truth must be the deepest joy -- George MacDonald I can't believe it is already April. That all so funny date is approaching this month, 4/20. How I use to long for that day in college. I truly believed I was experiencing life caught up in … Continue reading Courage at the Forks in Life
You know I'm having a hard time putting digital ink down with this question. I think this is a question every human being has, currently, or will struggle with at one time or another. I mean how can my 24 years of life experience be enough wisdom on this matter? Won't stop me from trying to … Continue reading What are we meant to be?