Magnanimous

When we get our worldly way, often the feat’s apparent success is undone and comes under assault with an unintended result. Naturally we chafe under trial and fret with tribulation, especially at our undoing and motives misconstruing. Hardship nurtures strength. It creates possibility and fosters our assurance in God’s faithful endurance. “I have told youContinue reading “Magnanimous”

Losing

When at a lost whether total or not, it is always best to surrender. Beaten requires submission, surrender means losing graciously Competing for a title of epitaph or land, imposes on another. So, losing a game or war forces a surrender and accepting terms. Maintaining an emotional balance, contorts my being. So, losing my temperContinue reading “Losing”

Escape Entanglement

What am I to do? Despite the Truth, I seem ill-equipped to endure temptation and avoid muddle. What is the Way? The allurement of “love” and enticement of “success” are rife with superficial deals Why do I have-to change? Life is the same old same old challenge and we are all saved that is theContinue reading “Escape Entanglement”

Balance

Harmony is not achieved per se. Harmony is realized in relation… a delicate balance of being together alone – deep appreciation and devoted protection. Appreciation is awareness composed with suffering that appalls, vigilant with enhancements that appeals – regarding regardless of outcomes. Protection is attentiveness centering the marginalized with trust, transforming the satisfied with thirstContinue reading “Balance”

Liberty

Detached, we have liberty… unfettered of worldly accouterments, and empowered by heavenly Will – this is real life, freedom, and happiness. “the virtue of evangelical poverty. does not make us parsimonious, stoical, or cynical, we do not despise those who have means. It does not make us communists.”[1] Possession puts us out of touch, propertyContinue reading “Liberty”

Distracted

Unfocused hinders connecting scene and tone, leads to impulse with attitude and left alone. Unprepared creates crisis in space and time – an uphill battle of endless treadmill incline. So too, unintended consequences increase as exploring the right course and right way decrease. Wandering round in hopeless complication, lost in the throes of a desperateContinue reading “Distracted”

Pivot

The moment between action and reaction gives truth a chance             regardless of redaction. That moment is suspended             in scene and tone – the sound in between notes             a liminal zone. That moment can be             filled with ritual, which leads response              but it’s not perpetual. That moment if lived             withContinue reading “Pivot”