Beloved Prodigal… (Part 1 ~ bat Shuvah)

  The road you’re on is not an easy one. (I should know.) I have been down your road. It is for that reason I wrote this book. I am hoping it will plant some seeds of trust in that heart of yours. The Jewish would call me “bat Shuvah”—she who has returned. I have returned. To my Abba-Father God. To…

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Denominational Squabbling Or What This Gospel Isn’t

Denominational Made-up-Minds. (Oh baby!) Of all the things in The Church, perhaps this is the thing that scares me the most. This blind prejudice to, “We have always done it this way.” or “That is what my daddy believed, what my mama believed, and by golly, it’s what I believe!” Well… okay then! Pardon my seeing this Glorious…

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The Parable: The Calling

  (DREAM-MAKER:) The time has come… We are here… Climb. CATERPILLAR: Climb? This? Climb this tree? No, Dream-Maker, I cannot! It is too high! This calling of Yours, You ask too much! I cannot, I cannot!   (DREAM-MAKER:) Climb or die.   CATERPILLAR: Climb or die? What kind of love is this? Climb, or die?…

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wISHING fOR tHE mOON

In dismal mud ~ far from the sky A thousand glittering nights sped by Until the one meant just for me A call to “Come…” to garden tree. “Who me? I am too small!” I said “What if I fall?” spoke Fearing Dread. Yet somewhere from my coward’s heart Came Maker’s whisper, “Now… Depart.” From…

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My Imagination Never Gets Old…

  My imagination (I mean) for I have always loved them… stories! My imagination soars within a story and has the ability to transport me, anywhere. (And often does!) One of my absolute favorite things about Jesus is—that He was a Master Storyteller. He loved capturing the imagination of His audience, giving them a magical carpet…

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A REAL Fairytale… huh?

  I grew up on fairy tales and happily-ever-after’s. (It was the Fifties after all!) The Fantasyland of Father Knows Best, and The Donna Reed Show, with a little Leave It To Beaver thrown in for good measure. Fantasy Land for sure! But don’t try to tell me we don’t all still believe… (I read Harry Potter,…

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Part IV – The Parable

  Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten. ―Neil Gaiman ~~~ The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you. Romans 16:20 NIV

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The Lost Years

I used to call them, “the lost years.” because that is what I first believed them to be. They were my called aside years. In the beginning I couldn’t see any value in them at all. You see, I had had an important job. A job I loved. I had been serving on the staff…

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