From A Mystic’s Point of View

Category: Snow

  • Being First

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    To Throw Deadly Stones Sunday 4 February 2024 The Fullness of Life is Only a Not-Stone’s-Throw Ahead Isaiah 50:8 … he who vindicates me is near. Who will contend with me? Let us stand up together. Who are my adversaries? Let them confront me. John 8:10-11 Jesus straightened up and said to her, ‘Woman, where…

  • Dismal, Desperate Visions

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    Of Renewed Creation Monday 22 January 2024 Hungering For Creation Renewed, As Fresh As New Snow Covering Every Past Evil Isaiah 45:8 Shower, O heavens, from above, and let the skies rain down righteousness;let the earth open, that salvation may spring up, and let it cause righteousness to sprout up also; I the Lord have…

  • Maker

    Maker Glue Saturday 20 January 2024 Even the ‘glue’ that holds snow to the branches under the bright sun in the c.c..co..cold. Jeremiah 10:12 It is he who made the earth by his power, who established the world by his wisdom, and by his understanding stretched out the heavens. Colossians 1:17 He himself is before…

  • Orphans

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    Not Ever. Wednesday 17 January 2024 Walking Alone, No More. Hosea 11:3 Yet it was I who taught Ephraim to walk, I took them up in my arms; but they did not know that I healed them. John 14:18 ‘I will not leave you orphaned; I am coming to you. … Words of Grace For…

  • Do Right

    (if we can.) Sunday 14 January 2024 Make No MIstake, Most of Life is This Clear, as Our Choices Are, As wELl, make no mistake? Isaiah 56:1 Thus says the Lord: Maintain justice, and do what is right, for soon my salvation will come, and my deliverance be revealed. Matthew 3:14-15 John would have prevented…

  • New Plantings

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    Friday, December 8, 2023 Sometimes Finding Our Way is Difficult, and Even Looking To Where We Have Been Is Hard to Find. Isaiah 43:18-19 Do not remember the former things, or consider the things of old. I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will…

  • Grace

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    Sunday, November 5, 2023 This is Life, To Walk Free In through the Woods, through the Snow, and Know it is All Gift. Especially to Be Able to Walk. Proverbs 21:21 Whoever pursues righteousness and kindness will find life and honour. Matthew 6:33 But strive first for the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and…

  • Delights?

    or Despair? Friday, October 27, 2023 A drab morning, snow falling, making wood collecting more difficult. Or delight in the cool that makes working outside a bit easier than with countless bugs looking for a meal from your skin? Psalm 27:1 The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord…

  • Gentleness,

    Or Arthritis, Or … Wednesday, June 14, 2023 Like Nighttime Snow Freezing The Pine’s ‘Green’, Arthritis Grips One’s Thumbs (and other parts) Without Warning Psalm 34:3 O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together. Philippians 4:4-5 Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, Rejoice. Let your gentleness be…

  • Taking Ownership

    (Really!??) Monday, May 29, 2023 Who Can Say They Own This Tree and the Snow On It? Haggai 2:8 The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, says the Lord of hosts. Acts of the Apostles 4:32 Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one…