Quotes from a man of faith and words

Kenneth E. Hagin quotes “Do not have any anxiety about anything.” ― Kenneth E. Hagin, Casting Your Care Upon The Lord “Jesus paid for salvation for every man, woman, boy, and girl who would ever live on this earth. But people must believe on Jesus and receive Him as their own Savior before salvation can … Continue reading Quotes from a man of faith and words

And that is what happened: a haiku

fascinated awed glimpses of another realm daily marching pass ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Let these lights in the sky shine down on the earth.” And that is what happened. Genesis 1:15 You will succeed in whatever you choose to do, and light will shine on the road ahead of you. Job 22:28 From Mount Zion, the perfection of … Continue reading And that is what happened: a haiku

so still is my heart: a haiku

(reaching the waves, he became a rock.) no more tears to cry see here my heart bare and dry so still and so brave ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ “I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid. I … Continue reading so still is my heart: a haiku

An eagle soars: three haiku (original)

Traveler turns around Pursuing the still small voice Look, an eagle soars. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Wherefore he comes round Stirring waves of rushing sound Cloud to cloud ahoy. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Swift as light he glides Azure coast to coast he dives Leaving jet behind. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Reading some wise words from several Nobel Literature Laureates, I list these below … Continue reading An eagle soars: three haiku (original)

Here is traveler’s rest: a haiku

Here is traveler's rest right spot  right foot at its best shady cozy nest ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ [ Promised Rest for God’s People ] God’s promise of entering his rest still stands, so we ought to tremble with fear that some of you might fail to experience it. For this good news—that God has prepared this rest—has … Continue reading Here is traveler’s rest: a haiku

A dictionary for navigators on spiritual rough waters 37: words for hard times

I decided to resume writing this unusual word dictionary for spiritual navigators. Today we look at some positive words to be used in hard times. Unlike many may think, these are not cliches. They are for the believers. Let's ride this rough waters together! (Note: in summary, the following words are all neutral words which … Continue reading A dictionary for navigators on spiritual rough waters 37: words for hard times

spiritual traveler’s confession: walking free

This traveler decided to live with one of the poorest people groups for awhile. One finding is there is relevance in the following words of wisdom today which is the 30th of June. The verse are taken from Proverbs 30:5-9 in two translations. There is a heavenly allotment of this world's goods for each of … Continue reading spiritual traveler’s confession: walking free

“A dictionary for navigators on spiritual rough waters” 36: haiku and poetry

Today we sail and navigate through the word 'poetry' (a collection of poems). Here are some definitions by various conventional dictionaries on the word 'poem': At one end of the spectrum a 'poem' is defined as a piece of writing in which the words are chosen for their sound and the images they suggest, not … Continue reading “A dictionary for navigators on spiritual rough waters” 36: haiku and poetry

light and fresh promises

every new day starts with light and fresh promises to feed yearning hearts ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ [ Seeing the Invisible ] Therefore we do not lose heart. Even though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day. (2 Corinthians 4:16 [Full Chapter]) Psalm 96:2 Sing to the Lord, bless His … Continue reading light and fresh promises

all our busy rushing ends in nothing

not in a desert he saw camels marching by at a casual glance ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ More secrets unfold as one looks higher and further. Sometimes we need to linger for awhile and not be in a hurry to go away. Ironically, the speed of communication activities enhanced by modern digital gadgets has slowed down man's organic … Continue reading all our busy rushing ends in nothing

shelter has his place

greening at our pace shielding and nurturing space shelter has his place ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Psalm 91:1-2 New King James Version (NKJV) Safety of Abiding in the Presence of God 91 He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. 2 I will say of the Lord, “He is … Continue reading shelter has his place

it started off well

light without measure spraying across great beyond good finish assured ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 11 being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience, 12 and giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you[f] to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light. … Continue reading it started off well

rain in March

a hundred days passed the blessing poured on parched ground the children laughing ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Rain of blessing 11 “The Lord will give you prosperity in the land he swore to your ancestors to give you, blessing you with many children, numerous livestock, and abundant crops. 12 The Lord will send rain at the proper time from his rich treasury … Continue reading rain in March

dayspring colors our best youth

dawn is beautiful dayspring colors our best youth joyous and faithful ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2 Samuel 23:3-5 New Living Translation (NLT) 3 The God of Israel spoke.     The Rock of Israel said to me: ‘The one who rules righteously,     who rules in the fear of God, 4 is like the light of morning at sunrise,     like a morning without … Continue reading dayspring colors our best youth

for the bare but not barren field

bare but not barren always bountiful for all is the song we pray ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Generations (The ploughed field and the fallow field) The ploughed field and the fallow field They sang a prudent song to me; We bide all year and take our yield Or barrenness as case may be. What time or tide may … Continue reading for the bare but not barren field