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Shaft Of Light
Sentenced To Death,
Destined For Life

Realize Your Dream

What does it take to see our dream fulfilled? How do we know we are going in the right direction? I started off going for it full steam, but now the steam has fizzled. How do we get back up and get energized? A lot of these questions can be answered when we begin to understand the process in the dream being fulfilled. REALIZE YOUR DREAM! Read the rest of this entry »

Starting On The Wrong Foot, Ending On The Right

Did you get started off in life on the wrong foot or perhaps started good and hit a huge bump in the road and fell hard? Perhaps your past is riddled with things so bad you can’t seem to get past the haunting memories and leave it all behind. How does one forgive oneself for the bad things they’ve done? How could the Lord forgive me? Look at my mess! I want to live a life of freedom and love, but day after day I have these haunting memories. Can someone help me? Let’s take a look at Paul… STARTING ON THE WRONG FOOT, ENDING ON THE RIGHT! Read the rest of this entry »

A Mile In His Shoes

Sometimes we are so quick to judge. Why did they do that? Couldn’t they see? What were they thinking? They should have know better? A MILE IN HIS SHOES… Read the rest of this entry »

Another Day In Court

The woman approached the ancient courtroom after having stood in line for a very long time. The line was still behind her as far as the eye could see. As she waited for her case to be heard, she was able to listen in on the one before her. The court was called to order and the man ahead of her was asked to stand before the Judge. The Judge called the meeting to order and then had the charges read. ANOTHER DAY IN COURT… Read the rest of this entry »

Relationship or Religion?

How do you separate this? Easy! Check out the first four books of the New Testament in the Bible and you can see this easily. Relationship with Jesus or religion with the Pharisees. Who accomplished the Father’s will? RELATIONSHIP OR RELIGION? Read the rest of this entry »

An Unpopular Trail

Sometimes Life leads you down a path that is unpopular with the crowd. Oh, you can try to blend in with your friends, but you know you just don’t fit. What seems right for them to do is not the right thing for you. Sometimes you even stay awake late into the night after the party, thinking, all alone. “If I could just fit in…” An Unpopular Trail Read the rest of this entry »

His Colorful Kingdom

I awakened this morning thinking about His wonderful Kingdom. His Kingdom is filled with many brilliant colors, yet a lot of people only see it as black and white. It would be like getting up every morning and putting on a pair of glasses that remove all color. We know we wouldn’t purposefully do that, but in a spiritual sense, many of us do. Why do we do this when there is so much more to see and experience in His Kingdom? HIS COLORFUL KINGDOM! Read the rest of this entry »

A Father’s Love

What is the true love of our Heavenly Father really like? We hear so much about it from others who claim they know, but do they? Have they only read about His love in the scriptures but only read through their own eyes of understanding, hurts and pain? What about the hell, fire and brimstone preachers, do they really know or is their anger stemming from some unsettled fears and judgments in their own hearts? What is Father’s love really like? What is true justice? Do we really know? A Father’s Love!

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Sorcery & Pharmakeia

We are all familiar with the term pharmaceutical as in drugs, but do we know that it comes from the greek word pharmakeia. What does this word have to do with healing? How does it affect us? What does it have in common with witchcraft, sorcery and medication? Sorcery & Pharmakeia! Read the rest of this entry »

I Wish – Art Print

I Wish – Art Print by Joseph James (Hartmann) – Finally, after several years of creating some art prints for some of my poems, we now have them available in 12×18 inch prints. Each print is printed on high quality metallic paper called Ice Gold Metallic with an 80# text weight. It is stunning and brilliant as the light touches the metal flakes and colors and makes them sparkle. This print is titled, “I Wish” and was written as I looked back over my past and then all of the experiences and changes that were necessary to help mold me into the person I am today. I Wish!

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