It takes me a long while to realize that God has no respect for anything I bring Him. All He wants from me is unconditional surrender.– OSWALD CHAMBERS This from a man who was convinced in his early days that he was an artist who desired to "strike for the the redemption of the aesthetic… Continue reading “My Place in This World”: Calling Confusion Clarified
Why can't you let it go, even with the price I have paid for it. See, the thing is, I'm asking you to give it up because I have something better for you. And you cannot hold the two together in one body. They are, in fact, mutually exclusive. What do you have in your… Continue reading What Have I Asked of You? Everything.
יְהוָ֥ה רֹ֝עִ֗י לֹ֣א אֶחְסָֽר The Lord is My Shepherd, I shall not want. I am a sheep and the Lord is my shepherd. He knows what I need before I need it, so I do not need to have any fear of lack. I may not have everything, but I always have what I need.… Continue reading The Lord, My Shepherd
Who is that coming up from the wilderness, leaning on her beloved? Song of Solomon 8:5 Woe to those who go down to Egypt for help, who rely on horses, who trust in the multitude of their chariots and in the great strength of their horsemen, but do not look to the Holy One of Israel,… Continue reading The Staff: Leaning on the Hand of God