"A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #16

“The Warrior is a child.” (Part Two) Let’s go deeper into the spiritual rabbit hole of the child-warrior. I have come to understand just how important it is for every child to have a “childhood”. This time of love, innocence, play, creativity, imagination, exploration, learning to trust, is very important in our development. If youContinue reading “"A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #16”

"A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #15

“The Warrior is a child.” – (Part One). Jesus said> “Truly, I say to you, whoever does not accept and receive and welcome the kingdom of God as a little child (does), shall not in any way enter it (at all).” Luke 18:17 Ampl. Jesus tells us straight out that if we’re above being childlike,Continue reading “"A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #15”

"A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #14

“Darkness always feels attacked by light.” Has the light in you ever caused anger in others? The light in Jesus caused great transformation in some, but great anger in others. Have you ever had to rise from bed in the middle of the night to use the restroom? Did you turn the light on whenContinue reading “"A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #14”

A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #13

“Beyond the Blackboard” What kind of warrior are you, if any at all? Many people have “fight” in them, but what are they fighting for? Is it a good cause, or bad? And who’s to be the judge whether good or bad? Is it something we believe in, or simply things we desire for personalContinue reading “A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #13”

#12 Continued…

“…but ever be filled and stimulated with the (Holy) Spirit.” Today’s challenge under the Willow Tree is to be literally “transformed”. No big deal, right? And this is how we are going to do it …but ever be filled and stimulated with the (Holy) Spirit. (Eph. 5:18) This is serenity – simplicity – Spirit –Continue reading “#12 Continued…”

"A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #12

Live Pure. Speak Truth. Right Wrong. Follow the King. 25 years ago I painted those words on our basement wall. I pulled out an old Bible today that I’ve had for 40 years. I found I had written those words in the opening pages of that Bible, and that sent me down into my basementContinue reading “"A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #12”

"A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #11

“The Kid Who Would Be King” I have looked so forward to begin the sharing of movies I have collected as “special”. Movies of significance, in my opinion. We spent some time in “Star Wars”, and they will probably be mentioned from time to time. I believe God has called us to be “warriors” ofContinue reading “"A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #11”

"A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #10

I’m writing this episode for a longtime friend, and to her children who are also dear to us. There is a need…a great need…so many do not understand. “And the Lord said, my spirit shall not always strive with man, for that he also is flesh, yet his days shall be an hundred and twentyContinue reading “"A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #10”

"A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #9

When a person decides to climb a mountain just because it’s there…why? What is the satisfaction that comes when we answer something “calling to us”? It might not make sense to anyone else, but it calls to “us”. It does not call to them. It is not in them. And as we answer that call,Continue reading “"A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #9”

"A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #8

The fire made her stronger. I’m sorry, but as of yesterday, I discover I have one more story to write relating to “Rey” of Star Wars. I did not plan this, but I wash dishes part time. I work the weekends since I do not want to work a lot of hours, usually 6 hoursContinue reading “"A Warrior sat under the Willow Tree" #8”

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