The Vaxed and Unvaxed, The Guiltless and the Wicked

  Covid is not prejudice. Covid doesn’t care about our skin color, education, Torah knowledge, or the size of our bank account. Some of the most righteous, holy people, whether in leadership or among friends and family have gotten covid, and some have died regardless of their walk–regardless of their age or health. And the Creator of the heavens and the earth is not unaware.  … Continue reading The Vaxed and Unvaxed, The Guiltless and the Wicked

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Them Bones, Them Bones

A note to my readers: Obadiah’s Cave will be closing soon, and I will be moving many of these writings over to my Tekoa Manning site. The blog below was originally written in 2019 at Obadiah’s Cave. One of my favorite songs is by Jim Croce, “I got a Name.” When I was newly divorced, I would sing this song and think of my maiden … Continue reading Them Bones, Them Bones

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Bewitching and Identity, Part 2

In part one, we looked at bewitching in the Body. I also discussed travel at the airport. I want to continue this theme as we look at other ways of being bewitched. Let’s start with popular airlines and see if we can explore more ways to fly the friendly skies.  Delta Air Lines—Delta means Born 4th—Comes from the Mississippi Delta region. Mississippi means “Father of … Continue reading Bewitching and Identity, Part 2

Have We Been Bedazzled or Bewitched? Part I

During the 1960s and ’70s, a show aired titled Bewitched. The show was about a married couple. Darrin is a mortal human; his wife, Samantha, is a witch with powers. She does not divulge to him about her witchcraft until their honeymoon night. At this point, she has already enticed him. Today witchcraft has become a booming business. But what about the Body of Messiah? … Continue reading Have We Been Bedazzled or Bewitched? Part I

Joseph’s 4 Coats and David’s 3 Anointing’s

I remember the day I lost my coat, or rather, had it taken from me. Like Joseph, I was falsely accused and ended up running from the ministry I was in. It was all part of the Father’s plan. About a year later, my husband would also retire his position as an associate pastor, and we both would go on a journey that looked nothing like … Continue reading Joseph’s 4 Coats and David’s 3 Anointing’s

Free Chapter on Sickness

This is an excerpt from my book Doctrines of Demons Part One: When I was severely sick with a neurological disease and fibromyalgia, I attended a small congregation with a kind pastor. I noticed the pastor often looked at me, my cane, and my wobbly legs strangely. On one occasion, he prayed for me. It was a loud, boisterous prayer. “Lord, get to the root … Continue reading Free Chapter on Sickness

The Voice of Hosea

​I heard the men whispering in the market. Suddenly one of them with piercing eyes was standing before me. “What is your daughter’s name, he asked?” I glance down at her angelic face before answering him. Lo-Ruhammah, (low—Rue-hay-ma) I whisper. “So it is true?” He says, his eyes intently staring at me. I stood up straighter, returning his gaze before answering. “Yes, her name is … Continue reading The Voice of Hosea

Darkness and Light

I stumbled across this poem written many years ago and decided to post it. It was covering every windowpaneDarknessThick and draped and full of dustA scent of mothballsA hint of myrrhAnd along the hearth a candle burnsDripping waxCollected things adorned on nooksCoat racks and cluttered clothesBoards of oak along the floorSpores of moldAnd years of deathShe reaches up to grasp the sheathReleasing visionHer eyes are … Continue reading Darkness and Light