Drab Reflections of a Contradictory Sense 

Because without darkness there is no light. 

They say it is the absence of light that makes darkness. That without the flicker of a flame, a glint or glare, a tiny reflection of a ray there would be nothing but empty starkness. A blank slate of drab nothingness. 

But without that slate of black would the light shine so bright? The reflection reach so far? The penetration make the shadows? For in all honesty and contradictory sense without the darkness what need do we have for the light? 

Be the light!

That’s the Bell Folks

“Recess”

Like a candle burned to the quick

An apple that’s ripe, just ready to be picked

Like nails on a chalkboard, bleeding the ears

A car that smoothly shifts through its gears

There is good and bad. Both happy and sad.

All are memories I can’t quite access.

They are locked up tight and my minds at recess.

I’ve taken a break from the day to day

but forgotten how to get back…

Help me! I pray.

H. Davis ©

2014

Time Flies

Time Flies when I’m not looking 

While I’m to busy. Reading. Cleaning. Cooking.

My Children ask to play a game

But I’m to busy, my excuse is lame.

They’ve grown up while I’m not watching.

To busy to play, to do a little talking.

A kind word here, A bit of praise to share.

Maybe they’d grow up with a bit of love & care.

But time few by while I wasn’t watching

And now their busy with school, friends, & sports.

I must take the time to make the time to show them how much I care.

lest one day it’s all over, and I didn’t get to share.

H. Davis ©

2014

  

Our Brothers and Ourselves

Do #PoliceLivesMatter ? Do #FireLivesMatter? Do #AllLivesMatter?

We will Stand (link to music)

“We Will Stand”
By Avalon

Sometimes it’s hard for me to understand
Why we pull away from each other so easily
Even though we’re all walking the same road
Yet we build dividing walls between
Our brothers and ourselvesBut I, I don’t care what label you may wear
if you believe in Jesus you belong with me
The bond we share is all I care to see
And we can change this world forever
if you will join with me
Join and sing, singYou’re my brother, you’re my sister
So take me by the hand
Together we will work until He comes
There’s no foe that can defeat us
When we’re walking side by side
As long as there is love
We will standThe day will come when we will be as one
And with a mighty voice together
We will proclaim that Jesus
Jesus is King
And it will echo through the earth
It will shake the nations
And the world will see
See thatYou’re my brother, you’re my sister
So take me by the hand
Together we will work until He comes
There’s no foe that can defeat us
When we’re walking side by side
As long as there is love
We will stand

The time is here, the time is now
To take a stand, to make a vow
I won’t let go, you’re not alone
Now and forever we’ll sing together

You’re my brother, you’re my sister
So take me by the hand
Together we will work until He comes
There’s no foe that can defeat us
When we’re walking side by side
As long as there is love
We will stand

Yes it’s true, as a #Firefighterswife I believe #FireLivesMatter and #PoliceLivesMatter but even more, I believe #AllLivesMatter! We were created equal for a reason. We all breathe the same air. We may not live in the same zip code, or have the same colored skin. We may not  work the same jobs, or like the same food, learn the same or believe the same, but in the end we will all end up in the same place! Either heaven or hell! You may not believe the same as I do and that is perfectly fine! But wouldn’t you rather live like you thought I was right and then find out I was wrong verses living like you are only to find out I am right?
I Corinthians 15:52 “In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump:for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.” 
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I was raised to honor and respect my elders. To obey those in authority over me. Unfortunately that way of thinking is going by the way side. Children are disrespecting, not just their elders, but their parents. If parents do not have control how do we have hope that the police will? Not for lack of the police force but for lack of the parentage! My mom could give me “the look” and I would know immediately I was in trouble!
II Chronicles 7:14 says “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.” America, we were once under God! Founded on His good name! United for one cause, one people, one nation! IF we have a hope of reaching our children and teens, it will be through the hope in Christ! He and He alone can restore this great land! #Pray4America #AllLivesMatter

Until Death Do Us Part… No Really

In our “right now” world, where we want instant satisfaction and immediate gratification — where we desire what we want right now, more than what we truly want. We need to pray Ruth 1:16 amongst others for our children. That they will be prepared for their mate (one man and one woman) and their mate will be prepared for them. That they will wait for each other, stay strong and pure for each other, and when they find each other they will cling to each other from that day forward. Have eyes for only one another. 

In today’s society it seems okay, nay popular, to have not just one but multiple partners. But God sanctified marriage as a holy union between one man and one women as a LIFETIME commitment. 

Can you separate your body and your soul? Not but through death! The two are of one being. Just as Christ has intended marriage to be. A sacred union of two beings, that humanity has found a way to corrupt. Pray your children to the feet of the Cross. From the moment having children enters your mind pray them and their future spouses to Jesus! 

The world will want them to be instantly satisfied, immediately gratified but your prayer life can shelter them in protection before they are even born! Pray your kids to Jesus! 

  

Immoral Entrapment 

Do not let someone use your Christianity as an excuse for their immoral lifestyle. Proverbs 29:25  encourages us that if our heart is heavy regarding a situation then it is not of God. Make sure all questions and decisions are taken to the throne of God before you are ensnared by the way of a lost generation.

  
A good friend told me yesterday, that it is NOT okay, for someone to treat me like “this” and expect “this” from me. She said they are using my Christianity as a stumbling block AGAINST. me! I had never even thought of that!!! I got chills when she said that, and it resonated deep inside how right she was! 

This person has been using my deeply ingrained love for Christ against me for years! YEARS! And you know what, that’s not okay! 

Yes we are told to be disciples, and entertain strangers. Yes the disciples gave up everything to follow Christ. Saul (Paul) had a complete change of lifestyle and name change! But, there is a difference in freely offering to follow Christ, which I did when I was saved and dedicated my life to reaching others, and having someone use this life against you!

When you become physically ill, mentally exhausted thinking about the situation, etc. it is not of God. He gives you PEACE not FEAR. He will offer COMFORT not UNREST. 

Christ would never lead someone to use His good name to lie, deceive, harm, or mislead anyone! 

So, please! Make sure all decisions and questions are taken to the King of Kings! Held in HIS COURT! And you will have NO NEED to fear what man may have in store for you! ( Ps 118:6) 

  

The Path of Least Resistance?

Or is it? 

  

Praise the Lord with every breath you take. Breathe Him in, and allow Him to get you to the end of your day by His will. Or shuffle your feet and get there through your own power. You will get there eventually, and you might even have a good day, but what blessings will you miss out on? Who will miss out on heaven because you didn’t heed His prodding? 

Your choices affect so much more than just you and your day. They may affect someone’s eternity! Please choose wisely! 

Allow The Spirit  to mold you like the clay you are. To effectively use you as He sees fit in each and every situation of the day!  

Like a Vapor in the Wind

If our life is like a vapor (James 4:14) appearing for only a short time and vanishing… I ask you this — what if anything do you leave behind? Haze? Mist? Steam? Condensation? Moisture? Saturation?

May your life be so on fire for Christ that your vapor lingers long after you are gone!

  

Are you for Real?

Do you wear a mask?

Not literally but figuratively? One way with one group of people and totally different with others? Do you have to change your ring tone? Your music? The way you dress? When joining a certain group yet change right back with others? I challenge you this week to live true to yourself or you are cheating both halves. Your never truly yourself and never giving 100% to anything or anyone.

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James 3:17 (KJV) says : “But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.”

I challenge you this week, be real, be authentic, be you!

  

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