How you will be

Who you want to be
by what you think you ought to have
How you want to be
by who you think you ought to be

Who will you be
By what you want others to think or not
How will you be
By what you feel you see you think
By what you feel you think you see
From what you see you sense you see

The end of the pandemic — COVID-19

Can we quarantine everyone for long enough
Long enough for it to die its death and be gone
Who would live without treatment – help
Will we stand to see them left

May we infect all to save the world
This principle of the vaccine
To train the warriors to kill them all
Only them and not us

What’s the pill to kill the virus within
An anti-oxidant of sorts to spoil the corruption it is
This thing that has interferred with the man’s skills
The drug with the balls to abort all its feels

Who will live her way to health
Has nature not provided a berth
Something to claim the living of the COVID
To restore the human flesh to itself

We eat, pray, love
Of the hope that He has saved
Save the earth from her friendship of death
One she has lived in since her birth

It will go as it has come
From nowhere into nowhere
What will the people become
After all has been done

On ‘the Faith of the Son of God’

Have you ever heard the phase and wondered what it might mean: “… the faith of the son of God…” [Galatian 2:20 KJV].

Imagine a child to whom has been told stories about the interesting circumstances surrounding his birth. He believes his parents all the more when he hears the words of the ‘Law and Prophets’; when he sees them for himself. Then one day he assumes the place of the one spoken of; and starts seeing and carrying himself as one to lie in wait for and crush the head of the serpent; the seed of Abraham [Genesis 3:15 ASV]; the Messiah, the anointed one [Daniel 9:25 ASV, JND]….
He becomes Jesus, the Christ, as he believes what is written of Him; living according to His faith that “in the volume of the book, it is written of me…” [Psalm 40:7 KJV]. His faith was vindicated for it was anchored on truth. So that it was that, for Him to experience His sonship of God, as designed, He needed to express faith on the words of God about His life — the model for Christianity.

The world will always feel the effect of this faith of the son of God, regardless of the faith of the world.

“Knowing and doing are two different things, …”

“… especially when it comes to pleasure.” An ‘o so true’ statement by Levitt and Dubner in Superfreakonomics.

It got me thinking…

Knowing and doing are two different things, especially when it comes to [a] pleasure:

Have you ever known the pleasure of pride or ignorance, or of ‘happiness’ or an addiction, etc, to prevent some one (I, for instance) from seeing/following the ‘truth?’ Likely yes, at least on television.

Knowing and doing are two different things, especially when it comes to [a] pain:

Have you ever known the pain of future responsibility or success, or of failure or ridicule, or of losing a pleasure or a happiness, etc, to prevent some one (I, for imstance) from doing the ‘truth?’

Knowing and doing are two different things, especially when ….
[Complete the statement for you, then move—on/off—as you please.]

And you might find that knowing and doing are two different things, especially when it’s not inconvenient for them to be so.

So, if I want change, it would be helpful to make it inconvenient for knowing and doing to be different.

Contented

She has travelled wide
I’ve only lived in town
I’m happy for her
And me, contented

My car is old
And sometimes I walk
I am happy for the mechanic
And me, contented

My wife is awesome
She’s my wife
I am happy with her
Contented

Debts for which I am credited

Debt to spouse, by marriage

Debt to children, by parenthood

Debt to parents, by sonship

Debt to friends, by friendship

Debt to self, for Christ’s sake

Debt to man, for the dignity inherent in mankind

Debt to God, for the dignity inherent in God

Forgiving: Comparing Man’s Memory with God’s

Oh forgive and forget
How could that ever happen?
To forget, I mean
The offence has registered its presence
Has its own folder in my cabinet
Forget?
Never
Maybe

The hurts have passed
Yet the memory remains
Just a scratch away?
Or buried deep, never to be seen
Hopefully

How do you forgive like God?
His memory is neither short, nor long
It is present, just present
When He forgets
It is that what he forgot never was
So that there was nothing He forgot

God forgives with forgetting
Literally

So if when God forgives, He forgets
It becomes awkward when one tries
To remind Him of something that
He has no memory of.
Therefore, “what in My Name are you talking about?”