Device Protection (Reprise)

(Originally posted to TheViewFrom5022 in February of 2016) There is a tendency, these days, for people to make an almost knee-jerk adjustment from experiencing real and intense events, to suddenly detaching from that experience by putting a cell phone in front of their faces.  That shift from experiencing the moment to recording the moment, protects …

That’s not my job

Two nights ago, I lay in the bed unable to drop into sleep. I never watch TV and rarely watch videos but I decided a few moments might help. I intended to watch a few Matthew McConaughey Lincoln commercials. (I don't know...they speak to me. I understand the subtle spirituality of what goes on in …

What I’m seeing today

That's okay; Jesus' blog isn't getting any 'likes' today, either. When people don't respond or answer my questions, I am left to wonder why.  If they are critical of me or discrediting me because of ...whatever...I cannot defend myself.  But there is freedom and power in that, because neither is what I say influenced by …

A modern day psalm

I was fortified. I consciously followed Jesus as my Pattern, I practiced the presence of God, I knew kenosis, self emptying...but, I was stunned silent. Devastated. I was knocked off my feet. Discombobulated! I was unprepared for the cruelty and jealousy In a 'religious' enemy of my soul. I was condemned and falsely accused. I …