DIFFICULT DAYS

28  And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who [ i ]  have been called according to his purpose.  29  For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformedto the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many...

PSALMS 91

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High, who abides in the shadow of the Almighty, 2  will say to the LORD, “My refuge and my fortress; my God, in whom I trust.” 3  For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence; 4  he will...

TESTINGS

I’ve been going through some times of testing. The following is a lesson my mentor, Jerry, has been encouraging and reminding me of. I have been thinking about what comes out of me in those unguarded moments when things surprise, jar, disrupt, disappointment me....

I CAN PLAY THE BACKGROUND

Yo, I had a dream that I was captain of my soul I was master of my fate, lost control, and then I sank So I don’t want to take the lead, ’cause I’m prone to make mistakes All these folks who follow me, goin’ end up in the wrong place So just let me shadow you, just...

MAKING THE REAL IMAGINARY

Contributed by a B4Ter in the Middle East In the year 1675 the Archbishop of Canterbury was acquainted with an actor named Mr. Butterton. One day the Archbishop said to Butterton, ‘Tell me, Mr. Butterton, what is the reason you actors on stage can affect your...

ON SUFFERING

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.James 1:2-4 When...