When I was a little child, I attended a church for a little while. I was the sometimes hyperactive, sometimes depressed child. I was needy and whiny sometimes, I hated being told what to do. My family was poor at that time and the church members thought of me as that odd, unruly, poor … Continue reading Things I have seen When I was hungry, thirsty, a stranger, naked, sick and in prison (jail)
Category: our personal journey
Things I have heard, Things I have seen.
My book is called things I have heard, but I would like to start with things I have seen so that you will know something of my life, and how I came to write. The Lord said to me "write the things you have seen and heard." Some of my writing in this book … Continue reading Things I have heard, Things I have seen.
Emotions after ending addictions
When you sober up you will often discover to your horror that you have emotions! The difference between an alcoholics emotions and a person with no addictions emotions is that alcoholics have tons of them stored up behind resevoirs inside them. The same is true of people with ptsd or abuse survivors. A person that … Continue reading Emotions after ending addictions
I have had many addictions in my life. The most wonderful thing I learned in attending AA meetings and reading the book Alcoholics Anonymous is that alcohol is but a symptom. In the book it describes the life of Bill W. the founder and how he came to meet the Great Shepherd of his soul … Continue reading Addictions
a barren womb
There are people that are bound up under the law, still not knowing the freedom and healing that Jesus dying on the cross purchased for them. The Lord gave me the following scriptures many years ago. As I wrote earlier, before I asked Jesus to fill me with the Holy Spirit, I was sure I … Continue reading a barren womb
Why did Jesus send the Holy Spirit?
And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams: 18 And on my servants and on my handmaidens I will … Continue reading Why did Jesus send the Holy Spirit?
Is this “Pentecost” just for the original disciples?
In the book of John, Jesus spent a lot of time talking to His disciples about the Holy Spirit just before He was crucified, and He prayed to His Father: Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word; John 17:20 Also in the second chapter … Continue reading Is this “Pentecost” just for the original disciples?
REPENT!!! (you tried that already?)
For years, I knew God was "up there" and knew when I died I was going to be in certain trouble. Then I heard about Jesus dying for my sins and I asked Him to forgive me. He was still "up there" but I thought when I died somehow I wouldn’t be in quite so … Continue reading REPENT!!! (you tried that already?)
That emptiness inside
I kept hearing "Jesus loves you, you need to repent, ask Jesus into your heart and start living right". People that went to church said that to me and I always thought, you have no idea what it is like to be me. You sitting there in your fine house with your fine friends, driving … Continue reading That emptiness inside