Firing Squad

Standing with her back to the wall Blindfolded and bound Waiting for the inevitable. The soldiers take aim and wait. Truth comes with the call to fire. Bullets forged from if’s, when’s, and but’s Find their way to the center of her heart. She cannot survive the assault. Life pours out upon the ground. Freedom’s…Read more »

Lessons in Sharing

Sharing is rarely easy, but it’s far easier to share material possessions than to share my burdens with others. Inviting others into my story means opening my heart to possible hurt and rejection, and that’s more painful than having to do with a little less. Healthy sharing lets others hear my heart. Unhealthy sharing is…Read more »

Tagging Along or Out in Front?

In “My Utmost for His Highest,” Oswald Chambers gives a beautiful description of the new life that comes from the rebirth Christ promises. “The new life manifests itself in conscious repentance and unconscious holiness.” Jesus tells Nicodemus, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” (John 3:3 NASB)…Read more »