Shadowlands by C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis' Shadowlands, produced by LA Theatre Works is has been a annual meditation for over ten years. I listen to it least five times each year to remind me that perfect love comes in many forms. Including forms we do not always enjoy like suffering and pain. I hope you enjoy hearing this amazing … Continue reading Shadowlands by C.S. Lewis

Job lost his family too

During my time in Japan many have asked about my family and my wife. I tried my best to explain the events and circumstances that led to my wife deciding she didn't want to carry on in our marriage. I was never going to initiate the process of divorce but she chose to. After the … Continue reading Job lost his family too

Just an illusion

https://youtu.be/nH6rInAE9rk It could be that it's just an illusion #fx - what you see with your senses isn't the reality you so easily accept - as Norman Grubb said something like "we are seethroughers not see atters"

Heartbroken 3/11/11 but sent

3/11/11 was the day I was heartbroken for the Japanese people with the Tsunami impacting Sendai & Fukushima. While at my last job I was frantic wanting to go help. 8 years later I'm in Japan on my 2nd mission trip in 9 months to encourage my Japanese family in sharing Gospel and starting house … Continue reading Heartbroken 3/11/11 but sent

Healing the brokenhearted by David Heisler

Healing the Brokenhearted   “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised, …” [Luke … Continue reading Healing the brokenhearted by David Heisler

“He Saved Others” – A Response

Here are two responses I got:  “Love is its own reward, isn't it . . .?”  & “….. And in the seeing and unfolding of reconciliation in each and every person we share the exquisite joy He experienced before and after the cross …… "Who for the joy that was set before Him endured the … Continue reading “He Saved Others” – A Response

Japan 2018 memories

Apple's photo app in the cloud makes these seemingly random movies of your digital media. This collection was offered tonight after a recent juggling of reloading my photo library, music library and an updated Apple TV on which you can watch the most amazing high-definition screen savers that appear after a few minutes on your … Continue reading Japan 2018 memories

James by Norman Grubb part 4

Notes from Norman James By Norman P. Grubb In the very beginning he says, "Now what we are talking about is the trying of your faith that works patience, that you may be perfect." He jumps all the background. "You are to have plenty of joy and plenty of trials." The very first step my … Continue reading James by Norman Grubb part 4

James by Norman Grubb part 3

Notes from Norman James By Norman P. Grubb His whole problem is how to face the double in life? We are not double, we are one. The whole of his letter consists of being confronted with apparent doubles. How do you handle your doubles, your inconsistencies, and your opposites? He is talking to believers. The … Continue reading James by Norman Grubb part 3