“God Kills Gay People…”

 It almost never fails.  Soon after I take a seat at my desktop to write, Luna, the nemesis gracing the headline of this blog, comes and plants herself in the center of my chest, gazes at me with demanding eyes and taps the side of my face with her gigantic polydactyl paws. I used to…

The Lord is my Shepherd

When, blessings like a river, swarm. “The Lord is my shepherd.”  And thus begins Psalm 23. King David is the author of Psalm 23; however, as much as we Christians would like to believe, David was not the first to pen the idea of God as shepherd. History tells us, this metaphor, of comparing god to shepherd, was common…

Go Out with Joy

“For you shall go out with joy, And be led out with peace; The mountains and the hills Shall break forth into singing before you, And all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.” Go “out” with joy and be led “out” with peace  Sometimes you just need to go out to flourish….

Sin…We All Do It

Psalms 6:1-2      Please, Lord,     don’t punish me when you are angry;     don’t discipline me when you are furious. 2 Have mercy on me, Lord,     because I’m frail. Heal me, Lord,     because my bones are shaking in terror!  I sin everyday.  I try not to sin and try to do good; but none-the-less, sin, in…