Can Angels Sin? Doctrines of Demons Part #1, Chapter 19.

  Can angels sin? Were one-third of the angels cast out of heaven? Many of the doctrines we have been taught contradict themselves, don’t line up historically or make no sense. More than likely, you have heard several interpretations from Genesis six. The most prevalent one is that angels fell into sin and slept with…

The Story of Us

This blog is especially late and should have been posted right after Yom Kipper/ Day of Atonement, but life happens. I hope you enjoy this tribute to friends who have a unique story to share. Keith & Jenn, I wish you nothing but the best. In Sleeping Beauty, due to a curse, the Princess falls…

The Photograph

It hung there like a branch on a tree. The color? It was more of a brown, Like shoe leather and cream with orbs of splattered sunlight. The timeworn camera had captured a split second of special. We would call it a black and white photo today, but to suggest it had a quality of…

Taste Your Words–Healing of the Soul Part IV

Sticks and stones may break bones, but words can crush the heart. A word spoken in anger, disgust, and hatred can go deep into our bones and take decades to heal from. They are shot like arrows into our hearts. Even the words we speak about ourselves are damaging. Loving our neighbor as ourselves is…

* Free Chapter* Give Your Abused Pets Treats Slowly

Thirsting for Water A devotional that brings healing to the hurting! Yes, I’ll admit it, I’ve snapped at my children, gotten angry at friends, and said things I regret.  I once told my husband while we were dating that I had been through a lot and that I felt like a dog that had been…

Son Flower Seeds

  She sopped me up like a piece of bread dipped in venison gravy She said she tasted something wild even though I soaked in vinegar “It’s a tad gamey.” she folded up three creases on her forehead and twisted her mouth unpleasantly. “Buuuttt how?” “I steeped like a teabag. Why, I submerged until my…

Bruised Plums #240

They were unpromising Words grated like cheese Words reduced to small shreds Words strung like pasta Tossed like a salad Thrown together with a pinch of thyme And oregano The other morsels were small Irritants Acidic Tomatoes, garlic, and onions Barely noticeable to the tall ones Their necks stretched out in the clouds They see…

Soul Shine & Uprooting Part III

  Whenever we have conflicts or dis-ease, we must search and see our role in it. This portion of Healing of the Soul is about people in our lives who affect our health. These folks can cause us to bloom brightly and become whole, or they can be so despairingly toxic,  we must get away…

Empathy–Soul Shine Part II

Soul Shine Part 2   A car alarm at my apartment complex has been going off repeatedly of late. Like the psalmist, it was putting out a cry for help. This can be a sign that someone other than the owner of the vehicle, may be trying to cause damage or theft. But sometimes the…

Soul Shine: Healing the Body, Mind, & Spirit Part l

Part 1 I wanted to write a series of blog post on pain that not only would comfort those who are physically or emotionally going through pain, but would move those in distress to embrace their suffering for the medicine it can be. I mean no disrespect or lack of empathy. Mark Twain once said,…