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We are God Breathed.

The scriptures are God breathed, living and active.  This is true, and there are many out there who would have a hard time marrying the fact that the word of God, that is God breathed, was written by people flawed imperfect people.  
Today I was reading Jeremiah 32, and I was having a hard time with the statement the writer makes about how God brings punishment for the fathers’ sins into the laps of their children after them.  This is a hard thing to understand about God, that he would punish the grandchildren or great grand children for the fathers sins.  Then I was thinking is their a way that the writer of Jeremiah in that moment of writing was being mellow dramatic?  How often do the writers of scripture seem to say things that seem very emotional very reactive to maybe their current situation or circumstance in that moment, and if maybe the writer is being emotional in what he is writing, how can the word of God still be God breathed, how can it make true statements about who God …

The details

Sometimes, I get down on myself for missing the small details of every day life, because now a days if I miss the details, I really miss important things.  I get frustrated with people who don't pay close enough attention to things! For instance,Internet pages, we get on and skim through and think we have the idea, but that isn't always the case and most of the time we end up missing the details.  I was hanging out with God and His word today along with a cup of French press coffee trying to be in the silence, because our God is in the silence and the stillness.  For some reason I was soon reading the print on the half&half  container , I buy organic dairy products, anyway, I was looking at the print and I for the first time noticed that it said it was Pasture-Raised.  I don't know why I had missed that before I have been buying this particular brand of dairy for a while.  Why do I miss small stuff like that? And why did I notice it right when I was trying not to be di…

He Is Our Creator

We need to Worship God at all times, He is worthy! In the good times and in the difficult things, we need to worship our holy, mighty,True,gracious, awesome God! Not because we are in a good mood or because we are happy or because things are going bad and maybe if we worship Him He will fix it.  But because He is God and He is worthy of our worship and Praise! Because He is! We need to worship and praise our God because that's why we were created! Worship and Praise to God is a part of our true selves in Him and as his creation! The more we praise and Worship Him the more we become the people he created us to be!!!!! 

Worship our God!!

Exodus 34:14
Do not worship any other god, for the Lord, whose name is Jealous, is a jealous God.

Exodus 23:25
Worship the Lord your God, and his blessing will be on your food and water. I will take away sickness from among you,  and none will miscarry or be barren in your land. I will give you a full life span.

Judges 6:10  I said to you, 'I am the Lord your God; do not worship the gods of the Amorites, in whose land you live.' But you have not listened to me.”
Psalm 86:9   All the nations you have made will come and worship before you, Lord; they will bring glory to your name.
Psalm 99:9  Exalt the Lord our God and worship at his holy mountain, for the Lord our God is holy.
Luke 4:8   Jesus answered, “It is written: 'Worship the Lord your God and serve him only.' ”
Hebrews 12:28-29  Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe, [29] for our “God is a consuming fire.”

Worship Him For He Is God, and we belong to Him!

Psalm 96:1-13
Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth.
Sing to the Lord, praise his name; proclaim his salvation day after day.
Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples.
For great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods.
For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the Lord made the heavens.
Splendor and majesty are before him; strength and glory are in his sanctuary.
Ascribe to the Lord, all you families of nations, ascribe to the Lord glory and strength.
Ascribe to the Lord the glory due his name; bring an offering and come into his courts.
Worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness; tremble before him, all the earth.
Say among the nations, “The Lord reigns. ” The world is firmly established, it cannot be moved; he will judge the peoples with equity.
Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let the sea resound, and all that is in it.
Let the fields be jubilant, and everything in th…

Matthew 28: 5-7

Matthew 28:5-7
[5] The angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. [6] He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. [7] Then go quickly and tell his disciples: 'He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see him.' Now I have told you."

All the head things! LOL!

As I write today, I'm wondering if it's better to write a hard copy?  For most of my life I have kept a hard copy journal of my life.  At the beginning of this year I started doing both but this seems to be the one winning out lately.  But I miss the pen and paper journal.  I don't think I'm really good at writing about my life, maybe it's because I'm not good at the details.  Maybe it's because I get caught in what the weather is doing. I wonder why I get caught up in the weather, Maybe it's because the weather is always changing and there is a part of me that misses the constant change that my life used to be.  I think that my life still changes, but not because of me moving or getting a new house mate. Because life does change, but I am aware, that Ecclesiastes is more relevant in my life than it has ever has been, it seems that I have come to the age where I am aware of the statement the writer makes when they says there is nothing new under the sun…

" Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, . . ."

Luke 12, Jesus is speaking of worries and he says don't worry and he asks by worrying how can we add a single day to our life.  I need to read this and hear it over and over again I think.  I know I'm not the only one.  I know many who feel this way, who worry needlessly! We are making ourselves sick! Literally, I feel worry in my body it makes me sick, it makes many people sick!

Luke 12:22-31
Then Jesus said to his disciples: “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear. For life is more than food, and the body more than clothes. Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them. And how much more valuable you are than birds! Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life ?  Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?  “Consider how the wild flowers grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all …

In The Vailed Kingdom.

It's still March, but not for long, because time is fast now that I'm 41! Before long it will be April, and I haven't done my taxes yet.  I would rather not deal, but that is life.

This life is complicated. I wonder, does sin make it that way, or did sin make our minds unable to deal with the complexities that life is? I think that it's the second one, at least I hope.  It's fun to imagine that this life and all it's complex parts are still to be seen and experienced.

I like to hope that after this body/seed is planted, and when it grows into the new body, the eternal body, there will be many adventures to be had in the new world where there is no sin.  I know we are already even now in His kingdom, but now it is the most difficult world to see, it's dim.  I think the kingdom that is here, for me, and for those of us who have not yet died yet is shrouded and or vailed, by sin.

It is snowing today, it has only snowed two other times this winter.  I miss th…

Liana's Head

Well, I think I may be considering getting a doggy!  Not right away though, I need to settle into my new living situation first!  It's quiet, and I like quiet but I am guessing too much quiet is not great, just like too much loud and noise is not great either, and so the task has become learning how to balance the two so there is not more of one or the other.

My news, I'm considering massage therapy instruction!  I'v been working out muscle kinks for over 12 years now, and I absolutely love doing it.  I think I would like to pass on the Joy I have found in this profession, if I can!

It's March, and for the past few days it has actually felt like March! It has been cold! The first part of winter has been mostly warm, it has felt like spring! The trees and flowers have also thought the same and some of them, like the bulb flowers are out and about! They are probably not likening the chill today! The sun is out today though and that, in my mind is always a plus!


Being in stillness

Sometimes, I think there is something in me that needs to just be in the moment.  I think, that I am regularly the type of person that tends to think of the future, or of other places, or of times in the past, I wonder about life, and God very often, about what he is doing, or what he has done, and I think I long for what he is yet to do.  So I spend a whole lot of time in thoughts.

There are times during the week where I find myself just being still in the moment.  In those moments, I can only take in the things I can sense.  Things that I can touch and feel, smell, hear and see. It's good to be still in those moments, it's good to just practice being there because, if I don't, then more of the time I tend to be filled with anxiety.

The stillness becomes a way to recharge and renew.  To be aware of the ever present presents of the Holy Spirit.

This Stories Main Character!!

The main Character in this story is Jesus Christ!! In a day when many people ask for proof of God's existence, I write to our hearts and minds that ,Jesus Christ is our proof, of God and his Character!

Jesus Christ has said about himself " I am the way the truth and the life, no one comes to the father except through me" If we want to understand how to live our lives, if we want to know how to love others, meditate on the life of Jesus Christ in the Bible!

There is how we must live, laugh, mourn, love and work everyday.  Who was Jesus Christ? If we don't know we should be spending more time in His book, the book that he wrote through the hands of flawed Man kind!

Even though He used us to write it, it doesn't mean that it's not a witness to the life of Jesus Christ, to the life of, The Son Of God.

 Jesus Christ is the Past the Present and the Future!! Jesus Christ, is it,  all us people in this world!!!  The good news is Jesus Christ!! Lets Fix our life on Hi…

I'm Avalable for Marrage!

There seems to be a growing number of people opting out of the marriage choice these days.  I'm single, but I still desire to be married.  When people meet a single person of my age I think they think either they are gay, or they think they must not want to get married.  I think, what happen to maybe they just haven't met the right guy or girl yet. When I say that to people they respond with stuff like are you doing anything to meet the right person? Are you putting yourself out there? Are you dating? Are you meeting people? Do you know how tiring it is to keep doing all these things so you will meet the right person? I'm 41 I'v been working on it for awhile. There are no granites, that if I keep putting myself out there, till I'm almost dead that I'm going to meet someone to marry, and I do want to get married!!!

I want to be a Mary

Today I read Luke 10, the part where Martha is getting upset with Mary for not helping her with preparation for guests.  I think a whole lot of time is spent being a Martha, and Jesus does not discourage the work and preparations she is doing, but he also doesn't take away from Mary what she has chosen to do and in fact he says she has chosen the best option.

Me being a Martha is helpful and good, but if it rules over the part where I chose to sit at Jesus feet, then I am missing out on the very good! I love this, and I needed it today.  I needed to hear that if I chose to sit at the feet of Jesus Christ, He will not take that away, and I want to know more how to do that better!  For it is at his feet that I feel at rest! Oh Jesus, why do I forget this so easy, especially now that I'm older.  I want to remember every day!


Another Monday morning, another wet rainy day! Oh Joy, oh but my joy is not found in weather or not the sun shines.  Yes I do know this, but once again my joy seems to hang on the balance of the  weather.  I guess what I mean is happiness.  For Joy is a different thing than being happy.  How can we be happy in a world that is so problematic? I would say when we are young there is more of a possibility of happiness, but that is only because we have this ignorant understanding of the rest of the world.  Age seems to take away more of the happiness over time.  I wonder if that is true of getting older in general?

I think time is an interesting thing, and the idea that we are bound by time.  When we are young it feels as if we are timeless, at least that is how it felt to me.  When we are young time passes slowly.  I think everyone would say this most of the time.  Now that I am 41 time passes so fast, and I no longer feel timeless. Instead I feel more bound by time.  Actually instead, I…