Adversity, WHY????

We all face adversity. Life contains adversity. It is a part of this life here and now. Something I have written about or at least have made a meme about is the fact that my circumstances do not prove God is for me…..His word proves He is for me. One of the things that I […]

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Spirit and Truth

I believe it is important for us, as believers, to fully understand how we, in the New Covenant, have become the temple of God. John 4:23-24 always left with me questions. I want to share with you the gold I found. Let’s start with the scripture that many of us have heard quoted, even in […]

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Should You Quit “Church”?

This is going to be very scary for most Christians to even read. Many will start to read it and not finish. Yet, I woke up this morning with this:     “The Church has become an institution instead of the body (people); likewise the temple has once again become a building instead of the […]

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Power in Words?

Words are powerful if you choose to believe them …otherwise they have no power at all. Words when spoken by someone you trust can have a lifelong impact on you, positively or negatively.  When you realize though that a person should not have been trusted the negative words no longer have the same power.  Belief […]

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The Tale of Two Goats

I have been on a quest for so many years.  I literally have set this aside so many times in the last 12 years.  I have always wanted to understand why two goats are used during the Jewish festival of Yom Kippur.  What I have read and what I have studied just didn’t add up. […]

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Missing Something?

The idea that we are missing something from God: His love, His forgiveness, His salvation, His peace has been perpetuated by the church for hundreds of years. This idea stems from the belief that our behavior causes God to turn from us when we have missed the mark otherwise known as sin. When we get […]

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Tzaddik

If you have read any of my blogs, much of my writing centers around words.  I have felt that there has been much lost in either translation or in the understanding of words and their true meaning.  I have talked about having the right perspective of God; reading within context; and understanding who the author […]

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What If?

As I began my morning, seeing an almost full moon and knowing what that represents this week, I began thinking about what happened a little over two thousand years ago today, Good Friday.  Once again the question drifted in my thoughts…What If…..and here is what I saw… I could see the dusty road and a […]

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A Pirate’s Telescope

I have to give props to my family and friends for listening to me over and over again …letting my mind go in all directions through out God’s word with a topic and giving me feedback.  This has taken me weeks to process.  I say this because this may take you time to process or […]

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The Causeless Curse

This is one of my favorites and thought I would share it with you. Grace to you, Darlene

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