Category Archives: Discernment

A Ruler’s Scepter

‘Your mother was like a vine in your vineyard  planted by the water; it was fruitful and full of branches because of abundant water.   Its branches were strong, fit for a ruler’s scepter. It towered high above the thick foliage, … Continue reading

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Transplants

We are all transplants from a place that is not like earth, the secret place, God’s greenhouse if you will. Continue reading

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Wet with Urine

They have blown the trumpet, they have made all things ready, but no one will go into battle, for my wrath is on the whole crowd.   Outside is the sword; inside are plague and famine. Those in the country will … Continue reading

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A Hin of Water and Human Exrement for Fuel

Now, son of man, take a block of clay, put it in front of you and draw the city of Jerusalem on it. Then lay siege to it: Erect siege works against it, build a ramp up to it, set … Continue reading

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Buying Water to Drink

Remember, Lord , what has happened to us; look, and see our disgrace.   Our inheritance has been turned over to strangers, our homes to foreigners.   We have become fatherless, our mothers are widows.   We must buy the water we drink; … Continue reading

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From the Depths of the Pit

Those who were my enemies without cause hunted me like a bird.   They tried to end my life in a pit and threw stones at me;   the waters closed over my head, and I thought I was about to perish.   … Continue reading

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No prayer can get through

Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord .   Let us lift up our hearts and our hands to God in heaven, and say:   “We have sinned and rebelled and you have not … Continue reading

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