bread for the bride

Gadarene

Luke 8:26-39  Among the tombs I made my home And wild and naked did I roam As day turned night and back again No difference did I know   They chained me but I broke their chains They shackled me… Read More ›

In the Company of Fools

Atheism is popular right now.  Being offended at Christianity, and in particular ‘born again’ Christians, is becoming topical among many authors, intellectuals, journalists and social commentators.  Around us a chorus of disbelieving mockery grows increasingly influential as the offended voices… Read More ›

Breathe!

“It’s like breathing under water This living in the Spirit, Unnatural to human souls”, He said And with the hint of a smile, “Out of your control you see…. But I can show you how” I sensed the twinkle in… Read More ›

The Source

We are not the source of this love we carry for Christ.  He is.  The only love we humans carry is corrupted love.  We offer our love to our loved ones with every intention of giving the best we can… Read More ›

Courage

Courage has a face Like a girl, Moving swiftly across a crowded room To sit at the Master’s feet, Eyes downcast so as not to meet The glare of male eyes Disapproving, cutting at her soul, Or the voice of… Read More ›

How Long?

Photo Copyright  P. Muggeridge Nowhere To lay His head Is what He said As usual we misunderstood Thinking only As we do Of warm soft bed Four walls, a home  But what do we know Of the weariness That besets… Read More ›

Dancing With God

Not since his youth had his body felt so light, so free.  Around him the tumult of the procession rose as the maidens, tambourines in hand, rejoiced in the dance.  Young men and old shouted loudly and clapped hands, overcome… Read More ›

And the Bride Wore…Scars?

Recently I did a Google image search on ‘bride of Christ’.  The results were interesting. With a few thought-provoking exceptions, the majority of images portrayed a Western bride dressed in long white gown and veil, with flawless fair skinned complexion and… Read More ›

Looking for a City

Did you ever catch a fleeting glimpse of something that left you longing to see more?  The Bride of Christ is like that…..elusive, yet once caught sight of, unforgettable.  The scriptures seem to say little about her, at least at… Read More ›