Ah the night darkness, darkest before dawn ...Shadow's longest dwelling, this solstice painNow! Shivering, chills. Season coldest before SpringWhen weakest faith tested, shown strong ...Through snows hold. Then! Wash'd warm rainsAnd failing hope, restored, our rejoices bring.Bartimaeus 2018 Merry Christmas! Happy New year! Our best wishes. May this Christmas season afford us all the … Continue reading Best Wishes
As a place holder for a function we're calling a "Musical Fellowship" we gave our appearance at the 2016 CR Sutherlin BBQ the name of the "Lost and Found" band. Josh, Ian, Bryon, David, Michelle, Brent, Sam ... and others. Here's to "next things!" We should note that this is not the first time that band … Continue reading The “Lost and Found” band inaugural gig
In the morning I say: "Good Morning!" and for believers each day is a new beginning. "The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness." Lam. 2:22-23 "One day at a time really means that today is day one." Sometimes a cheerful greeting … Continue reading Happy New Year?
It is better to have Prayer from the heart
Than to have prayers from the mouth
without a heart.
Some further thoughts during our "Countdown to Pentecost." A meditation on the presence of Christ on earth after his resurrection and how God divides His calendar. After being baptized by John the Baptist, Jesus fasted in the desert 40 days where "he was tempted of the devil" Luke 4:2. Upon his return he immediately begins is Ministry -- which only … Continue reading Ascension Day – 10 days to Pentecost