Category Archives: Faith

Stranger in a Strange Land…….A Pilgrim’s Progress

Throughout my life my feet touched on many spiritual paths such as Catholicism, Eastern Religions, Spiritualism, Astral Projection and Biblical Christianity.  In 1981 I defined myself as a “born again Christian”, a label I enthusiastically applied to myself.  True, my spirit was “born again” into a way deeper commitment to God.  Along that path I …

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Is the Bride ready???

On July 25 2017 I was worshipping with other believers at faith sister Donna’s home.  We always have a paper and pen ready for recording visions or impressions the Lord downloads into us. As we sang out our songs of love and worship this is what I received from the Lord: “Prepare yourself My precious …

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MY STOCKHOLM SYNDROME LOVE AFFAIR

  Stockholm syndrome, or capture-bonding, is a psychological phenomenon described in 1973 in which hostages express empathy and sympathy and have positive feelings toward their captors, sometimes to the point of defending and identifying with the captors. Historically victims of Stockholm syndrome have been abused or intimidated into developing a relationship with their captors;  a kind …

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TRUE SERVANTHOOD

7/2/2015    7:30 a.m.  BOOM!  BANG!  THUD!  My husband stumbles off a lower stair and lands like a sack of potatoes.  Cries for help and sounds of writhing pain break into the silence of the front door foyer at our daughter’s home.  Hubby insists something is broken as our daughter counters it is probably a …

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MOTHER TERESA……I MUST CONFESS

Mother Teresa,   I must confess that for many, many years I confessed you as the woman in all of history I would most like to emulate; a woman of total selflessness and constant giving.   I now, with much sadness, confess that you no longer hold that status.  Why you ask??   Over the last decade many reports surfaced that you …

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A TALE FROM DYSTOPIA (a community or society that is in some important way undesirable or frightening. It is literally translated as “not-good place”, an antonym of utopia)

Pitchers of warm sunlight poured down from the heavens into this mid-July day 2022 in North Dakota. The winter had dragged on forever but finally left this bleak backwater outside Minot.  Svetlana Roshenko placed her hand over her brow to cut the glare and peered at the barren yard through the window bars in her …

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THE ROSE OF SHARON

November 21, 2014 I am resting in an Adirondack chair in my yard reading my bible.  Our cat Lulu joins me.  A huge blue heron flies overhead, its wings casting a broad shadow over us.  It flies into the trees outside our fence.  I look down to my left as I catch a glimpse of Lulu’s head.  …

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GINNING UP MY FAITH

Yesterday morning (6/30/14) I woke up from a disturbing dream.  I heard a voice shouting loudly:  “We are the Islamic Caliphate and we have not only taken over Iraq, but the whole world” .  Then still laying in bed I felt and saw an ugly, hole-ridden yellow blanket fall over me and the whole world. …

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JERUSALEM BECKONS

On 6/13/2014 I was at a meeting of One New Man Arising. Our faith brother Steve C was there too, among others. Ann G. asked Steve to open our meeting with a blast of the shofar. At the side of the room (it’s a powerful sound) he blew a short blast. We all wanted more …

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THE SILENT SENTINEL

Half awake…..half asleep Eyes slowly open and there he is A towering white fog of a figure standing by my bedside Angelic watchman, steadfast at his post, never tired or bored Watching someone sleep must be so very tedious yet there he is Heaven-sent,  my very own personal bodyguard. As consciousness increases, he slowly fades …

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