To Take Up the Cross

Mark 8:34-38 34 And He summoned the crowd with His disciples, and said to them, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross and follow Me. 35 For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake and the … Continue reading To Take Up the Cross

Writing Our Fears – Prayerful Tuesday

Truly in the remembrance of God do hearts find rest (Quran 13.28) In the last week I have begun reading the book Out of Darkness Into Light by Jamal Rahman, Kathleen Schmitt Elias and Ann Holmes Redding.[1] The book gives a wonderful introduction to spiritual guidance found in the Quran with reflections from the Jewish … Continue reading Writing Our Fears – Prayerful Tuesday


Come in old friend It’s time to rest you feet And let the ghosts pass by Come in and rest your weary body Lay your head in my lap Let me stroke your soft ears, and Feel your loving heart ... Beat Come in Old Friend Rest by the fire, and Dream of days long … Continue reading WATCH DOG

Writers Block

I am restless today!  Maybe it’s the sunshine outside calling to me, maybe I’m burnt out with class work and writing papers, or maybe I’ve got to many things on my mind to concentrate.  And, focusing and concentration is what I need to do right now.   Two papers are due for a class on Wednesday … Continue reading Writers Block