An Ugly Side of My Heart

I just heard on the radio this morning Dr. James Dobson talking about his encounter with Ted Bundy — a gruesome murderer. Dobson mentioned that Ted told him during their meeting the night before his execution that he repented of his sins. I am so ashamed at my reaction to this statement.   My first thought was God, if he gets into heaven after performing such atrocities, won’t this man get away with out some eternal judgment from you?!? My second thought was (I am not exaggerating here) heaven will be tainted with a man like this allowed in! Though … Continue Reading »»

A Page In My Journal-Ultimate protection

Yesterday I blogged a page from my journal regarding Luke 15. Today I ask myself this question: How do I stay in the protection of the Shepherd? How do I keep myself from straying from the herd?   I constantly dwell in God’s presence.   It is those deep, dark places in my heart that pull me out, away from the Shepherd. I have those secret areas of my heart which give reason for Jesus to cover me with His forgiveness and lead me out of my wayward ways. I am so easily drawn away…   But the sheep who … Continue Reading »»

A Page In My Journal: Astray

The following is taken straight from my journal as I meditated and interacted with a passage from the book of Luke as Jesus speaks about the parable of the lost sheep.   Luke 15:3-7 3So he told them this parable: 4 “What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open country, and go after the one that is lost, until he finds it? 5And when he has found it, he lays it on his shoulders, rejoicing. 6And when he comes home, he calls together his friends and his neighbors, saying to them, ‘Rejoice … Continue Reading »»