Spiritual Disciplines #2

Where to begin?

I’ve spent all weekend pondering and praying as to what is the best starting point when it comes to spiritual disciplines? I think this may be the most important point. We can think of so many disciplines that could be listed and are important, but this must be more than just a list. The true warrior of God is not about living it “list”, but it is about becoming a Godwalker, and how do we do that?

Enoch or Esau? (That is the question.) Enoch pleased God and walked with God. But Esau sold his birthright for pots of beans. And please understand, it wasn’t just one pot of beans. Esau made that choice every day! God’s Word gives us the details of when he finally crossed the path of no return, but his daily lifestyle leading up to that ultimate choice had set the stage. He didn’t just get there in one day, he had been sowing the seeds of his careless garden for years! He had been embracing beans and ignoring God for years!

Enoch, on the other hand, had been in love with the Presence of God for years. He daily sacrificed beans for the Presence of God, more of the Holy Spirit, to be empowered of God to be a Godwalker, and God took him! God actually raptured him off the earth! An early picture of what we believe will happen again in mass, in the rapture!

The first spiritual discipline is cultivating such a love for God that you do as Jesus said: Love the Lord thy God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength. (Is that a discipline you might ask?) In that process we daily seek more of the Holy Spirit to empower us to walk with God, be a modern day Godwalker! But as long as we keep trading the Presence of God for pots of beans, we will always be a vessel of dishonor in the great house of God. Do we settle for beans?

In past times people used to say, “He is a man of God.” People recognized when someone purified themselves and dedicated themselves to the pursuit of God. They set themself apart and God made them a vessel of honor, a real spiritual warrior. We don’t here that phrase much anymore, but the Bible plainly says Enoch walked with God, and I have been inspired with the thought of being a Godwalker for many years. I share this thought whenever I can, and this is where spiritual disciplines have to begin! Not with a list and an emphasis on will-power, but a person in love with the Presence of God! So much so that he becomes the warrior! He is Samurai for Christ! He loves God with all his heart, soul, mind , and strength, even as Jesus said!

I could give you this one spiritual discipline; to stop spending your life pursuing beans but pursue Holy Spirit, and God’s will will be added to you! Wealth? A mansion? Maybe, or maybe not, but it would no longer matter! It only matters to us when we love the things of this underworld more than God and the kingdom above!

In Psalms 91 we see great supernatural power. I have memorized that chapter and have been praying it for many years now. As we face this COVID curse my spiritual garden is full of the seeds of Psalms 91. Prayer is a discipline. Sowing seeds is a discipline. However!!! That chapter sums itself up at the end when it says…

Because he has set his love upon me (God, Jesus, Holy Spirit), therefore I will deliver him: I will set him on high, because he has known my name. He shall call upon me and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honor him. With long life will I satisfy him, and show him my salvation.”

Do you see the “because” and the “therefore” at the beginning of all those incredible promises? Study them closely. Understand what it all means. It’s not about a list. It’s about becoming a Godwalker. It’s about being an Enoch and not an Esau. It’s about being Mary more than Martha.

We will continue in our teaching of spiritual disciplines. I’m asking God to help me teach it in the proper way. God looks at the heart. How would God teach spiritual discipline? Where would God start? I think he would start in the book of Song of Solomon. I think he would tell us if we gave our body to be burned at a stake, but did not “love”, it would all be for nothing. It would be hollow, shallow, and cheap.

Most of us need to cast away the selfishness of our beans and work on our love. And for that we need a lot of prayer and the Holy Spirit. But do we love that much? It is our choice. We choose beans or God every single day. Will we neglect the one who gives us each day for another pot of beans? Will we be a cheap sword from China?

Do we love God and others enough to pursue him with our whole heart and become more than a citizen of heaven, but also the warrior? Warriors are not looking for a comfort zone. When the people went into the desert to hear John the Baptist, they did not find a man wearing soft clothing and living in a mansion.

Skykingdom.

Skykingdom #3 / Supernatural

MULAN.

In the last article when we found ourself using the newest movie of “Mulan” as a teaching point, I had not planned on that, and this morning I found myself having more thoughts on the matter. So since we have entered this territory… why not? I found the movie both a “let down” and a “pleasure” at the same time, depending on my focus.

I thought the trailers made it look like somebody had finally done an excellent and realistic version of Mulan. It was not animated, but would actually seem as real! It was the number one movie I was looking forward to seeing, and just as it was about to come out…COVID!

Bummer. And the wait was on. And we waited…and we waited…until finally… it was about to be released not in the theaters, but TV streaming. Hhmmm. Okay. Just glad to finally see it. Yeah! And my family knew I wanted to see it, but I wasn’t sure about the cost? And then one of my sons rented it for us! Decision was taken out of my hands and I was all set to see the movie with my wife and two of my grandchildren! It don’t get no better!

However, I must admit when the show starts out with Mulan falling off a roof and floating through the air like a helium balloon, I knew this movie was in trouble. Problem was though, I loved the movie’s message! I loved how it led to her having her own sword and another value added to the other side of her sword! Brave, loyal, and true on one side, and then “Devotion to family” on the other!

But now I had a dilemma. How do I fix this strange show in my head in such a way I can make some kind of sense of it? My answer eventually came, and it really is the only option as far as I can see. The way her abilities were displayed could only be understood as “supernatural”. Her gifting was connected to something called the “Chi”, which lies in our spirit, and is of a supernatural quality anyway, as I understand. So when I took the movie into the realm of the supernatural, now I could credit some logic to it. Have you ever tried to make movies of what spiritual warfare may look like if we could actually see the invisible with our eyes? Bear with me for a minute and I think I can explain what I’m trying to say.

At this blog site I write articles about God’s Skykingdom and Skypeople. I write about God ordering our steps and the power to live above it all, seeking that which is above, not of this underworld. Now if I fell off a roof or was in a car crash but came out of it unscratched, what might that look like in the “invisible”? Did earthly eyes sees me hit the ground like a ton of bricks but somehow was not hurt? But did God, and Satan, see me kind of float to the ground as angels carried me? And which would be more real? And if I wanted to show that side of it, well… that’s how my brain works! I sincerely believe if I practice walking with my Lord the way I am supposed to, I enter a supernatural realm in which his hand determines what is allowed in my life. And I call that supernatural!

This is the winged life I speak of. Another example: This COVID thing. I have absolutely no fear of it. I am at complete peace. I have learned Indiana is a hot spot right now, but God either intends to keep me here longer, or he does not! It makes no difference to me! God’s will be done!!! The greatest defeat in my own life would be me not fulfilling God’s will, whether it is to live longer, or die tomorrow. This is part of the surrender, the “letting-go” that so many Christians fail to understand. Complete trust in the Father. Living in our Father’s House even now, on this earth, in the present, as well as future! It’s supernatural.

Various religions and teachings have different ideas of how they express “spirit”, soul, after-life, and etc. Let me be plain, my faith is totally in the Jewish writings of the Bible! I believe God came to Abraham. He birthed a nation and continued working through them to birth one very special child! That child, JESUS, is the key to ETERNITY and all things supernatural. This is what I believe, live, and teach. When we die we find out if we have chosen wisely or not. Call it chi or whatever you want to, I believe in soul/spirit and our ability to be led of God and make Him our habitation, our dwelling place, under the shadow of the Almighty! I believe we can tap into God’s supernatural through Jesus Christ and his Holy Spirit, and that is what I have pursued my whole life. And I have seen a few things.

So… Skypeople? A winged life? Yes.

Let me end with this: I prayed for someone in our home this last week, here at what we call “God’s Bird House”, or “Church Everywhere”. This person has been having kidney stones which the pain has then caused colitus attacks and caused him to miss work and put a strain on paying their bills, threatening everything. God had me do an unusual thing in this prayer. I had never done it before, but I think I may be doing it more from here on.

First I told him when I pray for you, God is likely to show you things you need to do. A lot will depend on if you do them, or not. And then… we believe the Bible still says to anoint with oil when you pray for healing, but I had a small can of sword/knife oil setting nearby, the same oil I coat my Samurai sword with the “Eagle Theme”. I found myself grabbing that oil to anoint him! Never done that before! But we did.

But here is the rub…I found out he does not like drinking “water”…also he does not have the best health habits…the doctor told him if he could not drink water, then drink koolaid… now I’m no doctor, but I have heard that when you add anything to water you change its effect. Also losing weight and proper exercise can aid any body’s ability to stay strong and function properly. I’m not saying these things are a cure-all, but water is very important in MANY ways, and if someone would rather suffer days of pain, and colitus to the point of throwing up, and missing work because of sickness and possibly losing everything, would it be so bad to make yourself drink water? Is this person serious about being healed? And what other stubborn points might there be between this person and God that are standing in his way of living as Skypeople? The INVISIBLE things of God are very much affected by the VISIBLE choices we make. As a teacher I can tell you that. SELAH.

God said Israel was a rebellious and stubborn people. We would rather live grounded than have a quality prayer life. We would rather live grounded than walk with God as Enoch walked. We would rather live grounded in this underworld than mount up with the wings of the eagle and know Skykingdom, seeking those things above. No one can make us do what we know we need to do. It’s our choice.

I may not be done with Mulan, but for now, this is enough. Thank you for reading. I hope you spiritually benefited in some way. We look not at that which is visible, but the INVISIBLE. Soar more, and flap less!

Sail a sacred ship. Live by a sacred Sword. God’s Holy Word, a Sword like none-other!

Fork in the Road

20 Days.

We are 20 days away from a major fork in our road. Chances are what we are living today will not be the same in 20 days. Have you thought about it? Has there ever been an election with so much hanging in the balance? Has there ever been a culture with such strong opinions of what is right and what is wrong? Has there ever been such division as to what is the high road or the low? Has there ever been such a civil war concerning our country, even to the point of changing our flag and national anthem? Do we even know what this complete transformation would look like, or where it ends?

We are 20 days away from this fork that might be more like a split in a river, rather than a road. The river pulls us towards this split, and we cannot stop it. We cannot get to a shore. It pulls us forward at increasing speed towards a decision we may not want to make, but it shall be made. And when this stream becomes two, we can only take one, and these two lead to very different places. It’s not like going to Indiana or Ohio. It’s more like San Francisco or Austin Texas. We’re talking macro difference, not micro.

We are caught in the force of this river, a force of nature, a force of human will against will, and yet the devil has his hands in it clean up to his elbows, and we will reap the whirlwind of this madness in 20 days. It begins in 20 days.

Some would say it has already begun, and yet I believe we haven’t seen anything yet. The river is already raging, for sure, but that fork is still 20 days away. What do our “seers” see? Can anyone tell us which way we shall go? Can anyone tell us what to expect? Can we have a peaceful election in the midst of so much hate, lies, cheating, and fire? Does either side of the fork offer that? But at what price? Would I have to be untrue to myself to give the “haters” what they want?

I may lose my country but I will not lose my wings. I will be true to Skykingdom no matter what. I will be TRUE to TRUTH. I will be true to the Holy Spirit. My wings will never be clipped and I will never be caged because my soul knows how to remain free. In the movie “Mulan”, she was called to be loyal, brave, and true. However, although she was loyal and brave, she was not being TRUE, and her wings were being clipped. When she threw caution to the wind to be TRUE, then she was free to soar again, and be lifted up in honor.

In the end she received her very own sword. Her sword stood above all others because not only were the words Brave, Loyal, and True inscribed upon her sacred blade, but new words had been added to the other side! Devotion to family.

Will America choose the side of the fork that continues destroying the family unit? Or will there be a correction in our path even if it cost us dearly? Which path will save our wings? Which path will enable us to soar again? Think through what you know to be true. Do not lie to yourself. I am amazed how many people fail to see through their own lies. Such a life only cripples you. It will not bring you the freedom you think it will.

The sword of Mulan really says it all. We love to watch such movies and believe that we are such a person ourself. But in truth, are we? The river rages. The fork still lies 20 days ahead. We still have time to be Brave, Loyal, and TRUE, if we only will. We still have the chance to put family first, and our own misguided passions second, if only we will.

I wish everyone well in what is coming. There may be fierce rapids ahead with deadly boulders everywhere, and no way to slow the raft down. May we all come through this fork in the river to a better place. A place where honor, truth, and devotion reigns again. Amen.

Seek ye first the Kingdom of God.

A Prayer – “Light be!”

Father… as our election draws closer every day we need TRUTH. So many lies flying around. I pray that those with lying tongues be exposed! Let there be light! I pray America RETURN to her godly roots and her biblical foundations and embrace them again, for they are the favor of God! I pray the wickedness of Hollywood and other platforms who daily attack your Word and your Presence, I pray they fall in their own pits! The snares they set for others would become the very snares they are trapped in! Let them fall in and be exposed! Light be! Let America seek Jesus again. Let the liars be cursed in their ways. Let their own words and evil prayers come back upon them!

I pray that your Church, Lord; your body in this country become prayer warriors again, casting off the cares of this life and walking in the Priesthood you have ordained. I pray the Church stop selling her birthright for beans! I pray her eyes would see INFINITY more than finite! I pray her mind be renewed by the INFINITE, casting away her pots of beans! Perhaps this time the ship can be lightened, the pots of beans thrown overboard into the raging sea, and Jonah be saved! But if not, if this great ship cannot be turned from Tarshish, then throw us into the sea, Lord. It is what we need.

I’m asking a lot, Lord. Your Church has so corrupted herself in worldliness. Can anything besides the belly of a whale redirect her? I do not know, Lord. But this is my prayer. I ask all these things in your name, Lord. I ask our Father, in the name of Jesus, LIGHT BE! Let TRUTH come forth with such weight and heaviness, that it sets upon the lies, and when TRUTH sets herself upon those lies, they cannot bear the weight of it, and they are crushed! I pray people be set free again in the liberty of truth, for surely right now, we are not. In Jesus name, Amen.

(If this prayer echoes in your own heart and soul, please join me in praying this as much as possible between now and the election, and even after if need be. We are at such a critical fork in the road in this country. The path we take will be our future, whatever that path holds, whether good or bad. Anyone claiming the name of Christ today, who is not aware of this ultimate fork in the road, surely must be sound asleep. We need to wake each other up and get back to being the Priest God has called us to be. There is a huge gap we are meant to be standing in, but are we? Are we functioning as Priest, or Gentiles? I truly believe this perfect storm we are in is more about God’s Church in America, than America itself. Just as it was with Jonah in that day. The Church is called to be the “Champions of TRUTH”, but where are the champions of our day? Let them rise up! Then perhaps this storm can pass away.)

Pure Wisdom.

Skykingdom #2 / Winged Life

Pure Wisdom

Welcome to another episode of Skykingdom. Who are those drawn to a life above it all? Who are those drawn to a life of wing and not lustful flesh? Except the Father draw us to these things, unless the Lord builds the house we labor in vain. As we seek more Holy Spirit, the Father draws us more to Himself. Please read Skykingdom #1 if you hope to truly understand this series we have begun.

Even as the parable of the Ten Virgins, a teaching Jesus gave about when he comes back! A teaching about the Rapture, when Jesus comes back not for all Christians, but for his Bride! It is she who lives a winged life! It is she who can soar away with Him because she has gained her wings! Those who live grounded in the earth shall be left behind! They will remain grounded in the dirt! Learn this winged life now, while Holy Spirit is here to teach and empower us!

“Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. For when the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them, but the wise took flasks of oil with their lamps. As the bridegroom was delayed, they all became drowsy and slept.” (Matt. 25: 2-5)

“And while they were going to buy (oil), the bridegroom came, and those who were ready went in with him to the marriage feast, and the door was shut.” (Matt. 25: 10)

The problem here is a failure to wake up and follow Jesus. I find many Christians asleep in their cozy earthly bed and they do not want to be bothered with a winged life of rising above. Spiritual disciplines are too much for them. And I understand that lazy and foolish spirit of death. How often have I heard if you want to live well in your old age, you got to keep moving!

My body lies to me every morning! That bed feels so good! My body says, “I’m still tired. I can’t move. This feels so good. You can’t wake up. You will be a zombie.” But you know what? About 10-15 minutes after forcing myself to get up, I find those were all lies! And now I feel good! And I’m so glad I got out of bed because I want to live my life! I can’t live the life I want to live if I’m asleep!

Our spirit man is the same way. It tells us we’re too tired. I can’t move. I can’t pray and offer up my spiritual practices unto God. I can’t follow Jesus where he is calling me. I’m a zombie. But guess what? If you force yourself to wake up, get out of that spiritual bed, begin mounting up with the wings as the eagle as we taught in Skykingdom #1, and tap into a life that flows, and life that soars more and flaps less, you will come alive and be so glad you did! A supernatural walk will be yours! A winged life will be your new norm!

Keeping it short today, in hopes you will read #1. In the rapture, God’s faithful people will take wing and the unfaithful will remain grounded. Is it possible those who are taken are the ones who were already living a winged life in Christ? Let us be ready. WAKE UP!

Cast off your cozy covers of spiritual laziness and that evil spirit of death and get moving! Stretch those wings! Spread your wings and soar! Show someone the life of Jesus today! It only happens when God’s anointing empowers us, and that, my friend, is a winged life. It’s the life God has called us to on the other side of IMPOSSIBLE.

Wisdom dictates…?

“Belly of the Whale” / Prayer

75364021-1200px The storm rages and Jonah is thrown overboard into the violent sea! You know the story. Is America throwing “church as we have known it” overboard? Statistics say they are. Is traditional church being rejected? And yet Jesus is not traditional church, and he rises above!

Have you ever noticed in your walk with God, how if you “defile” yourself for a time, then it takes a little while to get that intimate Anointing back? As Priest of God we’ve all been there. It’s a most basic lesson of understanding the power and Anointing of God. The Old Testament spoke of it symbolically as eating or touching unclean animals. Or if you had touched a dead thing. The O.T. painted us a picture how intentional sin can “defile” us, and then there was a time period of cleansing before the Priest could perform his priestly duties again. I call this our 3-Days in the belly of the fish.

Jonah was in a heck of a predicament, wasn’t he? And yet it took him 3 days before he could pray a prayer that God actually answered! Are we in that same spiritual condition?

“… And Jonah was inside the fish for three days and three nights. Then Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from inside the fish.” (Jonah 1:17b & 2:1)

Jonah had definitely slid into a distant relationship with God, and was sailing farther and farther away until the fish brought him back, and even then Jonah still had an attitude. God continued working on him even as God was saving Nineveh.

What is it going to take to get the church back into a position of power and Anointing with God? I believe I see the great fish coming! We are in the storm now, Jonah has been woken by the unbelievers and told to pray, but he has not yet admitted to this storm being his fault! It is his fault because he is not preaching God’s message that was given! Not only that, but he is sailing AWAY from the will of God, choosing to go to Tarshish rather than Nineveh, because those people were so evil! They deserve to die! (He decided.) Hard hearted.

Jonah was planning on living a blessed life in Tarshish rather than preach to the heathens the warnings and judgments of God. Have we not done the same? The storm is here! We have been woken and told to pray! But Jonah’s prayers were no good until after 3 days in the fish belly! We’ve not had our 3 days yet. We’re not Skypeople living by our wings. We’re destined for fish food.

So…what kind of a fish, and what kind of a belly does God have “planned” for us??? God is very intentional in these things, you know.

Then the sailors picked Jonah up and threw him into the raging sea…

Now the Lord had arranged for a great fish to swallow Jonah.

In our New Covenant God also warns us about a life of sin, unholiness, defiling our temples, which have become our very body. We are called to be Skypeople, not Earthdwellers living in defilement! We have forsaken our sacred ways! We don’t live by our wings, but we live as normal men! A life below, not above! A kingdom below, not above! A life of carnality, not Priesthood! We’d rather live in Tarshish!

We have much better means of forgiveness and restoration now, through Christ Jesus, but believe me, in severe cases, God still has his GREAT FISH! And the last verse of the O.T. is still a warning ending in the word “CURSE”! I believe we are there. We have pushed God’s buttons too many times and crossed an invisible line.

Now the heathens have not thrown us overboard yet, but they sure are beginning to think about it. HATE SPEECH! RACISM! GENDERISM! ABORTION, CONTROLLING POLITICS, HOMOSEXUALITY! EQUAL RIGHTS IN THE CHURCH! They have a lot of reasons already prepared. We’ve actually gone soft on these subjects, but they don’t see it that way, nor do they want us to have a chance to get stronger.

During the time of this election, they are throwing their lots and asking their gods for a revelation of who is the cause of this perfect storm? We already know who the lots fell to, Jonah. We have caused a political storm they will no longer tolerate. So the tolerant will cease to be tolerant in the name of being tolerant. 

In 18 more days the “50 Day White House Siege” begins. The lots are being rolled. The storm continues raging and it will not go away until God’s people get right with God again. Until they can pray the prayer that God hears.

Leviticus 18:24- > “Do not defile yourselves in any of these ways, for the people I am driving out before you have defiled themselves in all these ways. Because the entire land has become defiled, I am punishing the people who live there. I will cause the land to vomit them out.” (Like the fish vomited Jonah?)

The land is defiled with hate, violence, lies, murder of babies, divorce, adultery, lust, materialism, selfishness, homosexuality, perversion, and how much more can it stand? In all this the church has been asleep. Now the storm is upon us. If God will hear our prayers as he did Nineveh, perhaps we can shorten out time in the belly. It’s up to us, the church, God’s people who paid the price for a ticket to Tarshish rather than following Jesus.

“The night watchmen found me as they made their rounds. They beat and bruised me and stripped off my veil, those watchmen on the walls.” (S. of S. 5:7)

snowy owl in Colorado
Are we awoke now?

Night Watcher #8 / 21 Days

75364021-1200px Do you see it now? I’ve been declaring this for weeks, the escalation of emotion, Jonah being thrown overboard into the sea of a perfect storm, the Democrat game plan, and yes, they are not innocent, but well aware of the fire they are intentionally setting! And now we have it in writing! The future laid out for us! And a 21 Day countdown to another escalation! White House Siege! Googling that should bring it up.

Of course none of the Democrat names are on the war plans. And it wouldn’t matter if they were. Things have been proven before, but they are above the law. I have seen this coming for months, but I am a watcher, only the blind or the guilty could deny it now.

Surely most Americans will not vote for the Party promoting violence to win. So Trump wins again. Then what? He cheated! They already are saying he cannot legally win! How can they know such a thing? And then our country explodes! Will Jonah be thrown overboard into the raging sea? What will it take to get control? Will we see martial law? Of course we will. Do we not see the hand writing on the wall?

Are you watching it build? Do you see this growing wave of hate, lies, and emotion? Are you prepared to soar above, or will you be caught in the tsunami? Will you be a part of it? In their eyes President Trump must not win at any cost, so if he wins, then the country must be so devastated that he will spend the next 4 years just trying to repair all the damage. Consider these quotes >

We will lay siege to the White House. And we will sustain for exactly 50 days.

…we’ll inspire a global movement of systematic change… A Global Spring… a cultural heave towards a true world order.

We will not let Trump steal the election.

A massive collective action of the sweetest kind of disobedience.

There is also something said about them ensuring a peaceful transition of power. What? The only transition of power they want is into their hands, and none of it has been peaceful so far! President Trump has been under attack from day one! And they are just waiting for Conservatives to retaliate. They know many people are going to be hurt and suffer in this fire they build, and yet they build it anyway?

Again, these groups claim they only intend peaceful protest, and yet somehow there has been much violence. These people know it will only take one little spark to ignite the explosion. I expect if something does not happen to cause it naturally, then they are prepared to light the flame intentionally. And if Trump wins, that is all the spark they need. But what if the Republicans did the same? What if we were threatening violence if Biden wins? How is it that one party is prone to this kind of behavior and there is no vast exodus from their ranks!? No being held to accountable? Yes…they are very sly with their words…careful to send out sparks…but never be the actual fire themself. They are so smart. They are so innocent. But truth always eventually wins. If not in this life, then the next. In the meantime, we suffer.

This must be more of the “good trouble” they keep promoting. “Sweet kind of disobedience”? But what is God telling you to do in this perfect storm, child of God? Do we not have a responsibility in all this? Abortion is still a horrible crime against humanity, and Planned Parenthood continues with blatant disregard to the truth. Most scientific biologist will tell you that life begins at conception! How ungodly, as a nation, we have become!

As followers of Christ what does all this mean for us? Does God still have a mission? As in the days of Noah, more and more violence breaking forth, the earth filled with violence! Again, the hand writing is on the wall! Can we be the peacemakers in such a great fire? But we are the HATERS! That is the lie they believe! Are you a HATER? Is it not so plain how the enemy has worked in all this? We’re not the violent! How are we the HATERS?

Jonathon Cahn has already had a huge prayer and repentance rally planned for D.C. area on September 26th. This has been planned for months! The White House Siege protest begins on September 17th. Both these groups will be in the same area, and how will this be portrayed by media?

The darkness grows…the darkness comes. There are those setting the flames for violence to fill our streets and martial law required! Surely you see it now! They claim Trump won illegally, and yet they are the ones actually trying to win illegally by threat of violence, and in plain sight for all to see! How has America become this? How has a party become this? How is a party able to get away with this? Our right to vote the way we want is under threat of “violence” by one party and one party alone!

I am a watcher and I will continue writing what I see, unless they shut me down, which wouldn’t surprise me a bit. Hopefully I’m too small for them to notice. But here again, one party wants to silence free speech! How can anyone not see this?

Our country is already on fire. The kindling is already set and burning. We have a date with destiny already planned. The perfect storm increases in its hate and Jonah is the target. The last word of the Old Testament is “curse”, and we are in it, if a revival does not sweep this nation and turn the hearts of people back towards God, and one another. What is the price we’re going to have to pay, like Jonah, before such a revival can happen?

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“Night Watcher” #7 / Poet

75364021-1200px “SPIRIT”

Excellence… Mastery…So many desire…So few achieve.

Peacefulness of soul…Life that flows…You are a Spirit walker.

When there seems to be no way…Faith is power to stay…

Spirit walker.

One with time…No stress, no strain…Precious state of mind.

What is this power? This force? This poise?

Falling…falling…falling…Only to land…Upright!

You are a Spirit walker.

Let others faint…Let others strive…You seek His voice.

Let patience have her perfect work…A path that lies upon the Wind.

A wisp of smoke…A feeble trail…The slightest strain disturbs…

Go ahead pilgrim, test your worth.

If you should fail…there is One who knows…One who cares.

He watches every step.

He too is a…

Spirit walker.

Xyli_Snowy_Owl Are we Skypeople or Earthdweller? They are two very different ways of living. One lives by their wings, the other by human reasoning. One has a focus on Infinite, the other finite. One goes on forever, the other trapped in the numbers. One walks by what he hears within, the other by what he sees without. What we hear from above, or what we see from below. Two very different ways of living. It cannot be hidden or faked for long.

Which you are always shows.

Jesus said, “Follow Me.”

“Night Watcher” #6 / Skypeople.

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Sunday again, already? Yes indeed. We were having church last night with some people and we got into our Lord’s Sermon on the Mount. What is this higher place Jesus wants to take us? We follow Him into the Infinite, and away from finite.

Somehow, as we pondered the Beatitudes, I found myself sharing the name I have chosen for this little house of ours that is currently in such disarray as we are remodeling it into a House Church. We use to call it “The Little Blue Bungalow”, but in the journey of this transformation, things have taken a distinct turn towards a theme of “Birds”! And I shared last night I have nicknamed this place, “God’s Bird House”. People actually chuckled about that.

When we found a beautiful set of French Doors at a Habitat for Humanity store, and it was actually in our price range, (cheap!), as a bird would say, but we purchased it with great delight and dismay, loaded it in our old truck, and once it was installed, our room suddenly opened up into our small, private, backyard area. And when it did, we got inspired to create a bird sanctuary. It has been a delight. It is still in progress also, and has become the theme of this house.

This should be no surprise to me. Birds and I go way back. I’ve always had a thing about them. I even wrote the story of “Flapless”, which you can access for free in the side bar. And now, I find our ministry being used to inspire God’s people to live by your wings more than your feet! Stop running, slow down, and soar!

“I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and you will not fulfill the lust of the flesh.” (Gal. 5: 16 KJV)

“So I say, let the Holy Spirit guide your lives. Then you won’t be doing what your sinful nature craves. “ (Gal. 5: 16 NLT)

We are called to live by our wings!

When you look out our French Doors you see this >

It is amazing to me what a small area can be turned into. I’ve seen Jesus turn plain old water into wine so many times! Here’s another example. Our basement on this old house leaks like a cracked tub, so we have always had a sump pump. But where was the water to go? The city has allowed our front ditch to fill in and be of little use, and we’re not on city sewer, so I dug a hole! Just a basic pit for the water from our basement to go into and evaporate or sink back into ground. It was just meant to be a holding place. Well.. it turned into a beautiful small pond!

20200823_101002The city has checked it and it is clean. The water has filtered through the ground and that is all it is. Our basement pumps it into my hole and it became part of our bird sanctuary. It became an ecosystem of its own and the birds love it! But why am I sharing all this? People of God, we’re meant to live “higher”. And some of you immediately think dollar signs $ when I say that, and you reveal your lack of Spirit!

Remember where this message started? We we’re looking at the Sermon on the Mount, and the Beatitudes. Would the real Jesus please stand up! Because I don’t see many modern churches teaching what Jesus really said and did.  Everyone says they love the Beatitudes, but I don’t see many people living them, which tells me they speak with forked tongue, like a snake, not a bird.

Birds are used so often in scripture in describing the Christian life, the life of following Jesus, like a bird on the wing, riding the wind. Of course we all think of Isaiah 40:31… They that wait upon the Lord… and the eagle.

Birds are called to live in the high places. They are the skypeople, and so are we, unless we’re not. Why live as the ground dwellers when you can live by a different set of laws superseding the natural. We are called to soar!

We are in a season of great turmoil and who is to say how long this may be, or where it is going, but are you skypeople or ground dweller? You’re going to need your wings! In our Lord’s Sermon he challenges us with these words… “Look at the birds of the air; they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father keeps feeding them. Are you not worth much more than they?” (Matt. 6:26) And I’m one of those people who love feeding them.

We love the Sermon on the Mount, the real Jesus, don’t we? But does this describe our life? So much fear today. So little real faith and peacefulness of soul. So much anger and politics.  So much “want” of money and material things. This message actually “begins” with our Lord declaring blessed are the poor! Less is more? Wow. Is it any wonder as we opened these words last night, I found myself sharing the theme and nickname of our little home… “God’s Bird House”? And the transformation slowly continues.

I wanted to share something a bit more inspiring and light of heart today in the midst of all this doom and gloom. Never forget our Kingdom is above! And we but passing through this place. Do we care about the ground dwellers? Yes we do, but we can only do so much. Just like Jesus, we teach the truth of the finite verses Infinite, but we can force no one to believe, receive, and be transformed.

In the end, I watch the turmoil of earthly people who live in flesh rather than Spirit, and I praise God again, over and over, for my wings. I catch the Wind and know peace. I invite others to believe. My wings were freely given and I seek to freely give. But true skypeople are still the minority in this post Christian nation.

Do not follow Esau. Do not trade your birthright for a pot of dirt. Do not live earth bound by fear and lack of peace when you are birthed to soar! Be of good cheer, little bird! Your heavenly father knows what you have need of! Peace be unto you.

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This is my chair and my spot right by the French Doors looking out on the pond, the feeders, our 2 hummingbirds (such a delight), and other birds and small critters, as I pray, ponder, listen, and write.

“Night Watcher” #5 / Wisdom

_apa_2015_briankushner_snowy_owl_kk “But where shall wisdom be found?”

And where is the place of understanding?

Man knoweth not the price thereof; neither is it found in the land of the living.

The depth saith, it is not in me: and the sea saith, it is not with me.

Whence then cometh wisdom? And where is the place of understanding?

Seeing it is hid from the eyes of all living, and kept close from the fowls of the air.

Destruction and death say, we have heard the fame thereof with our ears.

God understandeth the way thereof, and he knoweth the place thereof.”

(Job 28 : 12-14 & 20-23)

I see America burning. The fires that are coming make current events look as nothing! This is the most dangerous election I’ve seen in my lifetime. It’s all about EMOTION, not wisdom. The Dems know exactly what they are doing, and it is pure evil. Between now and election we will see the flames of emotion stoked higher and higher, so that, the average person will be afraid for the Dems not to win! Some will even hold their vote, hoping the Dems win and we avoid all the violence that will break loose if they don’t! What kind of political party wants to win by way of threat of violence? An evil one.

How do you stoke the emotions? Become the helpless puppy in need of a protector. Paint yourself as the weak and violated, simply trying to survive the big bad bully. Stoke the flames of the people so that you might win by some miracle, but if you don’t, then there will be such an eruption that they will wish they never dared to oppose us. That poor little puppy dog will turn into a raging pit bull in the streets! If we can’t win the ball game, then we burn the ball park to the ground, and anyone in it!

This is so obvious to see. Who wouldn’t want Santa Claus for President? Who doesn’t wish Santa Claus was real? But in the real world there is no Santa Claus! The Dems are stoking people with a beautiful Christmas wish! And Trump is the Grinch because he knows things have to be earned! We reap what we sow! This is basic wisdom 101! They are sowing the seeds of destruction and unwilling to earn things honestly! And the worse part of all is, they actually believe this fake Santa Claus will be able to make their dreams come true by way of all this hate and destruction? This is how they think the world works? This is how Christmas comes? Not any Christmas I know!

Call it Karma or call it the Laws of God, these people will fall into their own pits and suffer greatly in the end, but the great tragedy is they will cause a lot of innocent people to suffer along the way. They will leave much destruction in their path, even hurting people they claim to love! How can any country have an election, when that very election threatens to set streets on fire and get innocent people killed? Is that the goal?

The Dems are not presenting themselves as just the underdog against a giant, they are presenting themselves as a helpless puppy dog being kicked and mistreated by its master! They know this card has power to ignite fire in the hearts of misled people! Again, the tongue is setting on fire the course of nature! Mrs. Obama even described voting as: Vote as if your life depends on it! What? Those are fighting words! Someone is going to kill you if Biden don’t get elected? Set those emotions on fire, Mrs. Obama!

Is there a way to throw water on this fire? From where can so great amount of water come? The church has lost the high ground and is completely helpless to face this great need. But if there is still any hope that God’s people can pray to heaven and call for such a rain, then we best be doing it now!

Yes, we still need to cast our vote for integrity on that day. We still need to stand up in the face of threats, lies, fire, and fear, and do the right thing, because that is what honest people do. But can we also call rain from heaven and prevent the horrible event of emotions run amock that lie straight ahead? This is a locomotive building steam and speed as it rolls down the tracks! The Dems are throwing in the coals by the shovel fulls! It is intentional! Mrs. Obama chose her words well! She knew exactly the message she was sending. They all do. The power of the tongue and dangerous words, feeding the flames of emotion!

Can we avoid Jonah being thrown overboard into the raging sea? Will the Bible be thrown into the fire and into the sea?

With frail Joe Biden, the Dems have a win/win; and they know it. If he don’t win the election, the streets will burn, and socialism will be that much closer to being achieved in their eyes. I watched a video of a man clear back in 1969, (I believe it was), who described in detail, I mean in minute detail the exact strategy of socialism to play the “race and hate” card to overthrow democracy in America. He knew every step and strategy back in 1969! I am watching every step he described being played out before my eyes! It’s uncanny! But not so surprising when you understand the true evil at work before us. May the God of heaven help us all in what is coming. We’re gonna need it. If you’ve never prayed before, this is a good time to start.

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