Author Archives: SJ
It’s astonishing the sheer mountain of stuff that my Dad has left behind. I’m a packrat, like him. I tend to keep things which I really do not need as there’s a little voice in my head that says “wait, … Continue reading
Last night I took a good friend out to dinner for their birthday; it has become a tradition to go out, grab a bite to eat and catch up. We have a good time. This year is different though. While … Continue reading
A man’s heart plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps.
I started a 60 day plan on my YouVersion app when my father died – “Grief Bites“. I’ve done my best to stick to it, but occasionally I find myself swinging through several days in a row to catch up … Continue reading
He is despised and rejected by men, A Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. And we hid, as it were, our faces from Him; He was despised, and we did not esteem Him. Surely He has borne our griefs … Continue reading
From the lead-up to the general election on November 6th, through the Georgia runoffs yesterday, I have seen and heard many a believer proclaim much stress and worry. Now I have also seen many a pastor do their job and … Continue reading
The term amen meaning “so be it” as found in the early scriptures of the Bible is a word of Hebrew origin. It originated in the Hebrew Scriptures, as a reply of confirmation, and is found in Deuteronomy as an … Continue reading
I’ve got a confession to make. Hope you’re sitting down. I’m a nerd. No, that’s not the confession, I hardly hide that. My confession is that I hated Blade Runner. In my not so humble opinion, it was the most … Continue reading
I sought the Lord , and He heard me, And delivered me from all my fears.