Pastor’s Posts

INSIDE THE MALE SOUL

03/12/2020

INSIDE THE MALE SOUL That for which my soul longs, a window inside me. Longing for connection, alive, loving and free. A stronger me to face troubles, disappointments, A settled inner peace; rest in His enjoyment.   I’ll invite God inside to walk in my tired shoes, To stand when heart wearied, sing praise and…

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The Anchor

02/12/2020

THE ANCHOR January 28, 2020   The old, wooden warship at the mercy of the waves, Heaving skyward, plunging seaward, in search of watery graves? The waves ripped off the rudder in the fierce Atlantic gale! And the hurricane-like wind just broke off the main sail!   The strong gulf current will surge us far…

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Marriage “Tune-Ups”

01/07/2020

Lots of things in our lives require maintenance. My car needs an oil change, oil filter, tire rotation, new tires, new transmission fluid, new windshield wipers. We reset new goals for the new year. We revisit our budget. We upgrade our wi-fi network, we redecorate and remodel rooms in our homes. For some reason, we…

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A STARRY NIGHT

11/07/2019

A STARRY NIGHT High up in the mountains, in the darkness of night, Blackness in the forest, the unknown bringing fright. But higher even still a panorama glows. The moon and stars bright shine, my heart can know repose.   The pantheon of stars, trillions in their brilliance, How came all these to be? And…

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A SUSTAINING JOY

09/30/2019

A SUSTAINING JOY   A sustaining joy… Not giddy, not “fun.” Not needing what I get From any someone.   A sustaining joy Down deep in the soul, Felt as an anchor; I’m being made whole.   A sustaining joy, The joy of sacrifice, Made for another, Grace to pay a price.   A sustaining…

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THE “Feelings” gOD

09/03/2019

“THE FEELINGS gOD” Our culture talks of “love” in some strange, simple terms. “To love and accept me, my ways you must affirm!” Can I say nothing when I see you self-destructing? Is that how “love” is defined? “Yes! You are obstructing!”   To disagree with some is now taken as “hate.” “Agree with me…

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