Spring Picking

How small His Holy Hand that bends our stems from this sin rooted land . Heavens Hand high pulled low picks Hollyhocks like us below . sets us stem to stem petal to petal pressing in Petal to petal press and point away from the wild Handicapped and handpicked like Hollyhocks gathered we haggard harlots… Continue reading Spring Picking

The “Center” and the Cross

HERE … having wiped out the handwriting of requirements that was against us, which is contrary to us.  He has NOW taken out of the way (EVERY SIN) having nailed it to the CROSS..so far be it from me to boast except in the CROSS  of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has… Continue reading The “Center” and the Cross

Doodling On

 “Attend to me, and hear me: I am restless in my complaint, and moan noisily, Because of the voice of the enemy. . . my heart is pained within me. . . So I say to you oh Lord. . .”oh that I had wings like a dove! I would fly away and be at… Continue reading Doodling On

The Glory and the Madman: God has descended into Hell. Part 3

part 3 of a story birthed by a journey of faith with my atheist (now agnostic) father. Subtitle: The Nicene Creed negates Nietzsche. Previous chapters : https://vunglaub.com/2015/02/01/the-glory-and-the-madman-part-1the-latern/ https://vunglaub.com/2014/02/01/the-glory-and-the-madman-part-2-god-is-dead/ My father has walked and talked in what believers call ” a healing” for three years.It was not a complete healing. The cancer in my father’s bowel has not grown further but has instead… Continue reading The Glory and the Madman: God has descended into Hell. Part 3

Mama’s Penpal

Look down Jesus from Your Holy Height to hear the groans of our children , the prisoners, to set free these doomed to die that they may live to declare  YOUR NAME JESUS        (Psalms 102:19-21) Oh church Oh church , can you hear our cries? We are outside your doors , our eye never dries! Seasons, they come… Continue reading Mama’s Penpal

A righteousness not my own

At times we must return to remember what The Lord once tenderly taught us. This is a post refined and matured from 3 years ago . Difficulties and darts seemed to  dull the glorious truth once planted so deep in my spirit But. . .He waters His word with our tears and so it grows… Continue reading A righteousness not my own

A Fellowship Dinner Prayer (Communion)

“and the first day of unleavened bread, when they killed the passover, his disciples said unto him, Where wilt thou that we go and prepare that thou mayest eat the passover with us?” Mark 14:12 KJV Might I have dinner with You? Might I have dinner with You, My King That you might Now set… Continue reading A Fellowship Dinner Prayer (Communion)

Abiding Above the Rifle of ” Roof” (living in Psalm 91)

 This is a letter to my brothers and sisters at my church, Renewed Life Outreach. It is current and true.  It is a call for revival.  For revival is truly built on the blood of martyrs.  And we, in a small town of 800 are seeing many martyrs have shed their blood overseas and now… Continue reading Abiding Above the Rifle of ” Roof” (living in Psalm 91)

Dressing UP

“What happened sis?” the boy asked the girl as he looked down his chest, to his stomach, to his feet. “I don’t know brother! Last thing I remember is when we both called out from that broken limb up there” the girl pointed to the tree limb dangling above her head “we called to our… Continue reading Dressing UP