Monthly Archives: September 2015

“Why not you?” ….. + (St. Helier, Jersey)

St. Helier It was said, “can anything good come out of Nazareth?” What can come out of St. Helier? There you sit. You have been pushed and pulled to and fro. What if I desire to do something epic? What … Continue reading

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“Stranded” ….. + (St. George’s, Grenada)

St. George’s You are not an island, you are not stranded, and you are not isolated. You are connected, and this you know well. You shop,you travel, you receive, and you are a part. What excuse can you give, for … Continue reading

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“Lanky” ….. + (Sri Lanka)

Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte If you are gangly, what difference does it make? I have used ugly ducklings before. I have brought forth riches from out of the way places… Oil and water from flinty rocks. You have seen that not … Continue reading

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“Loft” ….. + (Sofia, Bulgaria)

Sofia C’mon up, and let’s talk, says the Lord. I have a vantage point that you know not of. I have a position where you belong. It is a heavenly place, unassailable by the enemy, and it’s a place of … Continue reading

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“Help us” ….. + (Skopie, Macedonia)

Skopje Say it again, says God. Keep saying it, for you have great need. I have faithful ones who will respond. I’ll tell you, however, that the help is true help, not a mere rag to staunch the hemorrhage. Do … Continue reading

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“More” ….. + (Singapore, Singapore)

Singapore Forget those things that are behind, and press for those things that are before you, towards the mark of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. Believe that I am able to do exceedingly and abundantly above all … Continue reading

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“Pining” ….. + (Seoul, South Korea)

Seoul I am sick of love for you, says the Lord. I wait while you do your chores, your cleaning, your investing, your praying, your sleeping, your giving, your shopping, and your good works. Choose the good thing. Come and … Continue reading

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“Rubble” ….. + (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Sarajevo There you sit, on a heap of rocks, and you wonder “who did this to me?” What if I tell you that ” a closed fist and the word ‘mine’” is responsible. Where did your former glory come from, … Continue reading

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“A curio” ….. + (São Tomé, São Tomé and Príncipe)

São Tomé What do men do with relics? They put them on display. How about items from days of yore? They are placed in shops for nostalgia seekers who buy them as conversation pieces and touchstones for reveries. Certainly, you … Continue reading

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“Reflections” ….. + (Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic)

Santo Domingo It’s time to reflect together, says the Lord. Let’s sit a moment, have some coffee or tea together, and reveal our hearts. I’ll go first. I have always and only had good for you. The good I have … Continue reading

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“Forces” ….. + (Santiago, Chile)

Santiago You are not in control. It’s a mirage. There is a ring in your nose and you are being led about. Food is provided and water to drink. Your strength is given to another. Your desire for ease is … Continue reading

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“The pretender” ….. + (Sana’a, Yemen)

Sana’a How can you tolerate those who say “peace, peace” but do violence? You are a desert people where the wind, sand, and sun winnow the weak. Who is weak? He who does violence to his wife, his neighbor, and … Continue reading

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Savior ….. + (San Salvador, San Salvador)

San Salvador What will you take for your soul? Do you hear the offers? The auctioneer has a compelling voice with many offers coming at a quick pace. You are on the block, all hangs in the balance, and the … Continue reading

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Refugee ….. + (San Marino, San Marino)

San Marino Where can a city of refuge go for refuge? He who destroys shows no respect or mercy. The bullet is chambered, you are in the cross hairs,  and the trigger has pressure. It is written, woe unto those … Continue reading

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