“The legs feel nothing in the stocks when the heart is in heaven.”    —Tertullian “Neither the reproach which they suffered, nor the stripes which made their flesh smart, nor the stink of the deep dungeon, nor the danger of death, which was hard at hand, could hinder them from giving thanks to the Lord joyfully

About prayer – You say, “but I asked God to turn my life into a garden of the Lord,  and there came the ploughshare of sorrow, and instead of a garden I have been given a wilderness.” God never gives a wrong answer.  The garden of your natural life had to be turned into ploughed soil before

“The world breaks everyone, then some become strong at the broken places.”   —Earnest Hemingway—A Farewell to Arms “This is a time to urge the church to be the church, and remember that when Jesus told us to love our neighbor, he had a REALLY big neighborhood in mind.”  —Stan Purdum, minister and author “I believe followers

Reflections: A Divine Dream

Friday, 02 September 2016 by

I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer.  —Jim Carrey Then Jesus went to work on his disciples.  “Anyone who intends to come with me has to let me lead.  You’re not in the driver’s seat; I am.  Don’t run from