Best Wishes

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

Wandering or Waiting?

Some of us live with people who struggle.  Relapse, recover ... relapse.  Recover.  Will it ever "stick?" “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me and I forgive him? Up to seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you, up to seven times, but up to seventy times seven." Mt. … Continue reading Wandering or Waiting?

Fully man, fully God

Jesus was fully God.  And He was fully man. Somehow believers are able to suspend whatever it is that calls into question this doctrine.  Or is it vain repetition of the principle that helps us avoid actually pondering this important fact?  Not intending to follow that rabbit trail -- consider similar beliefs for a moment. … Continue reading Fully man, fully God