Thursday, 30 October 2014

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Up.


Have you ever noticed that church steeples, temples, and pagodas all point up?

I suppose this has something to do with heaven being the sky.

This tiered worldview is now obsolete.
But we still have the structures pointing up.

Eastern pagodas have successive roofs representing higher and higher states of consciousness.

Western churches have towering steeples reaching for the heavens.

But to go up is to miss the point.

God dwells in the heart.

So to reach the divine we must go deeper within.

In the end life is not so much about the state of our minds as the condition of our hearts.


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Saturday, 25 October 2014

God's Temple.


The silence of the towering trees,

God's spirit exhales stillness.

The arching green high above,

the canopy of God's temple.

The pure air,

God's breath.


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Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Sinners.


Contrary to popular opinion God's attitude towards sinners is not one of condemnation.

God wishes to redeem us, even to the very last one.

For God knows the reasons for our sins, even of those who have turned against Him.

We may be forgiven little, but those who are forgiven much will love much.

As for those who have turned against God the reasons are to do with a false image of God which has been given to them by blind guides.

This is a misunderstanding of God's nature.

They turn against an angry, vengeful God who does not exist.

So they can be reconciled to the God of Love.

Who is the only God in reality.


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Monday, 20 October 2014

Wisteria.


From

wintry branches

sprout

clusters of

weeping wisteria.


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Saturday, 18 October 2014

Cover Up.


If Satanism is so rife in the music industry how come nobody knows about it?

The answer is quite simple.

They cover it up.

When suspicion grows the suspected artist brings out an album (usually with a white cover) which paints them as good, even saintly.

They bring out material which is forwards.

But don't be deceived.
They will revert to their black, backwards songs as soon as the coast is clear.

And as everybody takes things at face value, everyone is fooled.

So be warned.

Rock musicians practice black magic and Satanism.


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Thursday, 16 October 2014

God of Love.


A loving God

through love unveiled

opens our hearts

to love the world.


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Tuesday, 14 October 2014

What of Evil?


As for evil, the only evil that exists in the world is that which is deliberately chosen as an alternative to good.

This is usually because life is unsatisfactory, even hateful, and God is seen as the cause of this.

It is usually accompanied by a harsh image of God.

But such people are not to be blamed.

They have been led astray by blind guides and misguided magicians; they are reacting dramatically to their life-long experience.

When Jesus said to love your enemies it was these people he was talking about.

They are not to be hated or damned, they are to be loved and redeemed, reconciled with the God of Love whom they have never known.

So we can stop battling evil and pursuing it with the sword.

They are to be loved and reconciled to God.


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Sunday, 12 October 2014

Jerusalem.


As the bombers fly out

over Jerusalem,

we remember

the tears of Jesus.


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Thursday, 9 October 2014

Life is not a Game.


When I was growing up we had a board game called "Life".

This game was about getting a job, making money, and buying cars and houses.

No wonder we sang along to "Is that all there is?"

Life is not about accumulating money and possessions.

Life is about Love.

And people who turn to alcohol and drugs are doing so because they don't experience enough love in their lives.

When Jesus says to love God, our neighbor, and our enemies he is not merely obeying a commandment, he is teaching us the very essence of life.

Love is an essential, like food or water.

We cannot live without it.

And this is what you will find in a relationship with God.


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Sunday, 5 October 2014

The Water of Life.


What is the mysterious water of life?

What is it without which life is like a desert?

What is it that revives us?

What is it we are searching for?

It is Love.

Unconditional Love.


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Thursday, 2 October 2014

Young Gays.


My greatest concern is for young gays who only ever hear negative messages from the Church.

Whenever the issue of gay rights comes up the media set up a conflict between gays on the one hand and Christians on the other.

This means that the only message that young gays hear from the Church is condemnation and damnation.

There are Churches which accept gays and affirm their rights but unfortunately they will not speak up in the public domain.  They are never invited to air their views in the media.

I have also written several letters to the gay press outlining my message of acceptance and love from God, but none of the publications involved would publish them.

It is as if they don't want them to know.

So to any yonng gays who may read this post - know that you are loved by God and accepted as you are, and that you will enter into heaven when you die.


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