When it comes to a Visitation we can see that Jesus whole life was a Visitation for us. Christ did not arrive unannounced (because he was The Promise) but he came uninvited, and from the start, no one could find room for him at all. There was no room for Christ in the earth because the earth (humanity) had already constructed a system, a way of living, a human structure and had left absolutely … [Read more...] about Home is not where the heart is; instead home is Jesus inside you!
The truth is that spiritual growth, authentic deep and profound spiritual growth happens in the alternation between positive and negative experiences. The times when it seems God is close and near and one feels emboldened in their faith also have an opposite. Since that is absolutely true, there will most definitely be times when a perceived absence of God and His silence is deafening and awakens … [Read more...] about Expect a Reversal Soon
I was on an airplane recently when I encountered a woman just a few years from retirement who, not knowing who I was told me that she was proud to say she had raised her kids to have no faith at all. She said, “I was raised by divorced parents, one Methodist, and the other Episcopalian and by the time I was a teenager I was done with church, god, and all the rest of it.” I was reading some … [Read more...] about Jaded
Luke 22:27 …but I am among you as one who serves… In the year, 1648, Rembrandt was in the middle of creating some of his most famous paintings. Also in that year there was a woman named, (Jeanne-Marie) Madam Guyon who was considered a Catholic that was open to the supernatural and labeled a mystic in those days. She was a leader in the Quietist movement as it was labeled which basically … [Read more...] about A Theology of Nearness