God’s Word Is Not Wishy-Washy

You’re poised for the storm your about to receive, but out of your realm, God heard your needs. He looks down with a firm hand and sternly alters your sense of instincts. As my thoughts of God are squarely placed…

If God Brings You….

A true story of God fulfilling His promises.... I sat in the pew and asked God how much faith must one believe in? The choir sang so beautiful as they echoed through the sanctuary but the prayers of a promise…

The World Is A Stage

We prayed for grace as all eyes focused on Thailand. Acting on faith alone, the Thai Navy Seal divers couldn’t verbally communicate with other aids; but they still came to the rescue, joining hands to save twelve of God’s precious…

Thank God for Green Lights

It’s 4:10 AM, and the streetlight quickly turns green at a big intersection. Great – no waiting! I cross a six-lanes where traffic will soon take over. It’s clear sailing! I approach the next juncture, and again, the light immediately…

My $30 Boots

I walked in from another day at work, and I propped my feet up on the table. I laid my head back and thanked Jesus for another safe trip this morning. Staring at my boots, and examining my highs and…

Karma??

Does using the word ‘karma’ help even the score between yourself and someone else? I know I am guilty of saying it, so I learned more about this eastern religious term. Yes, that’s correct! Karma is a Hindu, Buddha, and…

Rising Star

Some say there's no God, but stand beside me on this glorious night and tell me there isn’t a God in heaven above. Searching the sherbet ambiance where the waters meet the sky, we anxiously await and  pray on the…

Half-Mast

In honor of my hometown of Annapolis, Maryland The effervescence of ships lies waiting as dawn’s early light tells the story. The masts are still sleeping, and flags unfurl in dead silence. God’s grace patiently calls this place home. A…

Déjà Vu

What perplexing situations are conquering the headlines today! Newsstands are full of lies and deceit, especially on the front pages. The backrooms and tarmacs leave us little confidence, and spies run rampant. I asked God, is there no conscience in…

My Bride Rests

A reverently lit room shows no shadows to thoughts of life early Sunday morning. Had I only listened when God spoke many years ago! I am blessed to be invited to a second chance in life. I know I’ve shared…

Motions of Monday

My thoughts wander back to the Mondays of my younger years when I fought so hard to get up and go to work. During my school years, I always hoped a cold, and rainy Monday meant a cancellation. I've made…

Raining in the Reign

Lightning from afar signals a war is going on, but not here on earth. A disgruntled God commands His angels to disburse, for Satan's reign is about to end. Days of drought plague our hearts as souls need water to…

“Happy Father’s Day,” Dad

I dedicate this day to my father who was a godly man and who only sought the best for his two sons. He weathered his own personal trials and fought the system to protect his dignity. My dad graduated from…

Dana and Goliath

As you read this blog, please pray for the author, Dana, as yet another publisher, #4, has fallen through the cracks for his new book. This tormented piece was written with many emotions and frustrations. __________ I sit in disbelief.…

A Robin’s Legend

The wind died down and the sun sunk low. My body reverently waited as the heat index was so exhausting it melted my conscience. I could barely breathe. But as darkness claimed the day, a robin made its way to…

Currant Pie

  I reached for a recipe in the early morning light of the holiday. My family came from far and wide to join in the festivities. We joined together to celebrate life and to thank God for one another. It…

Time Well Spent

  I watch a variety of birds take turns at the feeder and boy; their life seems so simple. With a hot cup of coffee to soothe my tired, aching joints, I think about my growing up years. My mind…

Infants of the Infantry

  It’s 5 am, and the town’s still dark. Flags lining the main street hang low like there's no tomorrow. Winding roadways glare with oncoming headlights, and my love is calling me home. The dawn's very early light ignites the…

Sad Flowers

  God calls on the dawn to wake the earth, but a shroud hovers as the sun tries to illuminate the land. Saddened spirits are in disrepair - only prayer and our Father can bless the wounded military. I meander…

The Consequences Are….

  Years pass and memories fade; our skin grows tired and desires wither away. But only one thing rejuvenates life…. Blooming flowers permeate scents, drawing us into heavenly thoughts. We close our eyes and smile, as only one thing rejuvenates…

And The Rains Came

  Big trees sway, musically orchestrated by the conductor who waives His baton to commence the performance. In the background, percussions give life to the motion. The rains came, and angels with wings call to the heavens, “Let us dance!”…

Jesus, John, and Paul – Amen!

I told my wife I felt as if I am starting off in the middle of this blog, with no beginning nor an end. It all began with research on questions plaguing my brain about the simple word, amen. For…

A Folded Napkin

  As stories became legendary, customs through the years of the Pharisees and Hebrews became scribed in ink. And the holiest of holy are annual traditions - a commemoration of beliefs we grew up with in life. The rituals and…