Fired by love's urgent longings, I am his rocketman.
Choices

Choices

Sometimes circumstances in our lives make us feel as if we are trapped  with no escape.  No iron bars hold us, no chains are locked around us, no doors imprison us, yet we feel and act as if we are surrounded by armed guards whose sole purpose is to keep us right where we are.  Notwithstanding the difficulties we face, we are not helpless![Continue Reading]

Time

Time

I was at a meeting earlier in the week with a group of people.  On the way out, I was looking for someone with whom I needed to speak.  Before I could get to that person, a friend stopped me…[Continue Reading]

Burning Bush

Burning Bush

I want to be a burning bush.  My heart yearns, aches really, to be surrendered to Jesus so that he can do whatever he wants, whenever he wants.  I have been reading a lot of stories over the last several…[Continue Reading]

Signs and Wonders

Signs and Wonders

Do you ever wonder what is was like for the Father and the Son before Jesus became man?  They had glory in each other's presence.  They were complete together, the Father loving the Son and the Son loving the Father.…[Continue Reading]

Who Is Helping Whom?

Who Is Helping Whom?

On the way home from work Friday night, I stopped for a man struggling with his suitcase and the other things he was carrying. I noticed him out of the corner of my eye as I was driving along talking…[Continue Reading]

Brook by the Wayside

Brook by the Wayside

You sit at the right hand of the Father and he is making your enemies your footstool.  He sends forth your mighty scepter from Zion and you rule in the midst of your foes.  While pursuing your enemies, you drink…[Continue Reading]

7 Quick Takes (5/24/13)

7 Quick Takes (5/24/13)

Welcome to my new readers! I've just launched this redesigned blog on WordPress and decided to join up with Jennifer Fulwiler's 7 Quick Takes as a way to get to know other bloggers. I'm looking forward to sharing more with…[Continue Reading]

Awake O Sleeper

Awake O Sleeper

Imagine, Jesus, the Son, the Word, with the Father, volunteering to become like you and me; choosing to leave heaven and come to earth.  Think about it. Jesus, though in the form of God, did not count equality with God…[Continue Reading]

Love Is Stronger Than Death

Love Is Stronger Than Death

Last week, my wife, Sarah and my daughter Shea and I were in Tempe, Arizona visiting Anna Kate (oldest daughter), her husband Ray, our one and only grandson, Emmett and Lucia (our middle daughter who is temporarily helping out with…[Continue Reading]

Fruit

Fruit

I have been thinking about the life we are offered in Christ.  The scriptures are full of the promises of God which invite us to live an exalted and abundant life in him.  In particular, I have been meditating on…[Continue Reading]

Happy Birthday Grandpa

Happy Birthday Grandpa

       Today is Grandpa’s birthday.  He is 76 years old according to the way we keep track of time.  But Grandpa no longer cares about time the way we do.  He is now with Christ. He folded his…[Continue Reading]