Category Archives: Uncategorized

A SELFISH HISSY FIT…OR BURN OUT?

She tried her best her way,

He wasn’t ready to play…

Felt he was pushed

Resenting her wish

That he brighten up her way!

He realized he didn’t enjoy,

Hymn-singing when employed…

Supposedly

To break him free,

This tack just made him annoyed!

They were in a dreadful whole,

She said it was his role…

Refusing to pay

Tithe every Sunday,

Their debts took a toll!

He feels it’s her and God,

She says it’s Him with a rod…

Not paying full tithe

Tantamount to a lie,

They have to pay their debts, Oh God!

–Jonathan Caswell

A Hypothetical Poem.

 

 

Leave Egypt Behind

SHALOM-ALLEHEH!

Hope For Today

fullsizeoutput_786 photo courtesy of http://www.bible.ca

Are you stuck in Egypt? I have been and not just once but on several occasions. How many times have I sojourned away only to find myself right back in the circumstances I so longed to be done with? And, like the ancient Israelites, I cried out to God, “Don’t you see what I’m going through?” “Don’t you care?” “God, WHERE are You?!” And every time I would leave, I would complain that things weren’t any better on the outside, and although the circumstances in Egypt were anything but ideal, I kept going back because at least I knew what to expect in captivity even if it was spiritually unhealthy. Leaving meant taking a substantial, huge, ginormous, (how many adjectives do I need to use here?!), venture in faith.

One day I was finally tired of yo-yoing back and forth, back and forth, (that and the…

View original post 73 more words