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How I Stopped Hurting and Learned to Love My Dad

18 Jan 2024 3 minute read 2 comments Allen Taylor

This month, I'm discussing love. As easy as it is to say we love others, it's much more difficult to put into practice, mostly because we are prideful people. In my book I Am Not the King, I discuss the rocky relationship I've had with my father. I w...

Rad Lieutenant

9 Jan 2024 5 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father which is in heaven.Many will say to me in that day, Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in thy name? and in thy name have ca...

A Tragic Heart

27 Nov 2023 6 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

“All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.”Proverbs 15:15   I considered making this the most honest piece of writing I have ever written, but that would be impossible.  There's no way to tell the...

A Spider is Building a Web on My Van

6 Nov 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

A spider is buildinga web on my van,like an unsung memberof the circusof sun It's not the first time—often I seethe guy lines set by other membersof his circusextending from my vanto the evergreen metropolisof chirping birdsabove It's a large web,as...

Staying Off The Road Of Diamond Loathing

20 May 2023 5 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

Two nights ago, I only got 2 hours of sleep.  About a week ago, God led me to Isaiah 41, and led me to focus on verses 10-14.  He was preparing me for the attack leveled at me a couple days ago.  Here's a graphic with verses 10-11.  Verse 12 is anoth...

Trailers For Heaven

15 Feb 2023 1 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"Eye hath not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man,the things which God hath prepared for them that love him."1 Corinthians 2:9   In the article Incan Mini-Golf, I wrote that "Macchu Picchu is like a run-down mini-golf cour...

A Society of Droogs

23 Jan 2023 2 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

"There is none righteous, no, not one:”Romans 3:10   What's the difference between A Clockwork Orange and 2019's Joker?  In Joker, Alex wins. Watch the compressed sitcom version of A Clockwork Orange in this 5-minute clip, when Alex defeats the gang...

The Ghost of Christmas Lost

17 Dec 2022 4 minute read 0 comments Nathan Payne

“My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever.”  Psalm 73:26   Ever find yourself in a place where you need to take your own advice?  Not in a bad way, not even in a humbling way, but in a way that's sim...

He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all ...; for in him all things in heaven and on earth were created, things visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or powers -all things have been created through him and for Him

20 Nov 2022 4 minute read 0 comments evgenima

Daily Bible Reading: Sunday, November 20, 2022 Colossians 1:11-20 (NRSV) ​Christ the King / Last Sunday after Pentecost 11May you be made strong with all the strength that comes from his glorious power, and may you be prepared to endure everything...

Those who will not inherit the Kingdom of Heaven

26 Aug 2022 6 minute read 0 comments fisherofmen

9 Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, 10 Nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor rev...