Monthly Archives: July 2014

“Under rocks” ….. + (Tunesia)

Tunesia: As you sit in the desert, you search for shade. In the cool of the night, out comes the serpents and scorpions. Out from under their rocks they emerge. They search for victims to devour. Venom is their commerce, … Continue reading

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“Little sisters” ….. + (Trinidad and Tobago)

Trinidad and Tobago: Fraternal twins are cut from the same cloth but the colors are different. Look only to Jacob and Esau. As you jostle with each other and push your hips against each other for more space, don’t forget … Continue reading

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“A barrel of laughs” ….. + (Tonga)

Tonga: Why do you take yourself so serious? Where has mirth gone? If you will stay shackled to the past sins, they are not remitted and you will lie in despair. But the good news is the good news. The … Continue reading

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(Togo)

Togo: With a name like that, everyone will smile. But why do you frown, and why are you cast down. If you do well, all is well. Look here my little petite one, you can dance on a dime but … Continue reading

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“Boots and shoes” ….. + (Timor-Leste)

Timor-Leste: Boots for the ground, and shoes for walking.  What else can be said? If you live in the Spirit, also walk in the Spirit. How can you run before you walk? Come, let’s walk together. How can two walk … Continue reading

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“Roof tops” ….. + (Tibet)

You know that it is written, whatever is spoken in secret will be shouted from the house tops. What have you whispered? There is a tiger and there is a dragon. But you shall have none of it. Look to … Continue reading

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“Performance” ….. + (Thailand)

Thailand: When all eyes are on you, and all ears are awaiting your lines, the heart beats quickly, the breath races and the mirage begins. A brisk business at the box office and smiles from the owners, managers, and handlers … Continue reading

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“Available” ….. + (Tajikistan)

Will you volunteer? Will you say “yes?” Will you await a word or command? What’s done is done and can’t be undone. All is not lost, the die is not cast, and the stars don’t control you. Ancients even want … Continue reading

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“Neutral”….. + (Switzerland)

Switzerland: Idle in neutral… rev it up. All is well. Coast if you will. You are part of the power train and you can  remain forever. Can my soul have pleasure in this? Gears will multiply, and a clutch is … Continue reading

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“Punch” ….. + (Swaziland)

The two mighty men broke through the enemy lines to get water from the pool because “David longed for water and said, “Oh, that someone would get me a drink of water from the well near the gate of Bethlehem!”II … Continue reading

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“Bitter” ….. + (Sudan)

Where the roads cross is a bittersweet place to be. The road you are on holds no guarantees, whether bitter or sweet. Likewise, a left or right hand turn is unknown. The challenge and anticipation can be captivating. Some may … Continue reading

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“Blood brothers” ….. + (Sri Lanka)

Blood covenant, blood exchange. Bonds can be broken, but a threefold cord is not easily broken. Water, blood, and Spirit. This line will hold over any chasm. Sri Lanka: Shifting borders and ancient offenses have hobbled you. Your tether is … Continue reading

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“Peasant” ….. + (Slovania)

The masses struggle, they yearn but have not. Their desires crush them. Envy and strife feed on them and plagues flow like rivers. Thwarted dreams are pools of discontent that demons swim in, calling out to those who are starving … Continue reading

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“Lost in the shuffle” ….. + (Slovakia)

Slovakia: Be content to watch sheep. Your time will come. Remember, man looks on the outward appearance but the Lord looks on the heart. Blisters from the sun and from work are not a shame. Dainty hands are beautiful outwardly … Continue reading

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