All posts by John H. Campbell

Seedling

One Day at a Time

  Day by day Day by day Oh Dear Lord Three things I pray: To see thee more clearly Love thee more dearly Follow thee more nearly Day by day – -from the musical “Godspell” Although the above is the product of a 1971 off-Broadway

Face painted pride colors

Rise and Shine

“This is the day that God has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” (Psalm 118:24) “It is like someone going on a journey, who when leaving home puts in charge people who are enslaved, each with a particular task, and commands the

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Just Go With It

“Thy will be done, on Earth as it is in Heaven.” -From the Lord’s Prayer, Matthew 6:10 “You need to start living in God’s Will rather than insisting upon what it is that you would like to have in life.” Although they were merely words

People stacking hands together in the park

Be Still and Know

Although I cannot state that I always wholeheartedly agree with many of the assertions and suggestions prevalent in modern psychology, or, more particularly what I have come to refer to as “self-help pop psychology,” there is one which I have found through experience, and particularly

Surfing dog

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

“I praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are Your works, that I know very well.” – Psalm 139:14,( The New Testament and Psalms, An Inclusive Version) Jesus said, “If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will

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Seek Ye First

“As the deer panteth for the water So my soul longeth after you You alone are my heart’s desire And I long to worship you You alone are my strength, my shield To you alone may my spirit yield You alone are my heart’s desire

Sunlight shining through leaf

O Light Divine

“I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in the night, but will have the light of life.” -John 8:12 Among all of the idiosyncrasies in this wonderful, mysterious, fascinating, at times frustrating, but always at its core enjoyable journey

Each day that I wake I give thanks

Thank God

“Just as I am, without one plea, but that thy blood was shed for me, and that thou bidst me come to thee, O Lamb of God, I come, I come.” “Just as I am, and waiting not to rid my soul of one dark

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Honest to God

“Just as I am, without one plea, but that thy blood was shed for me, and that thou bidst me come to thee, O Lamb of God, I come, I come.” “Just as I am, and waiting not to rid my soul of one dark

Sunlight shining through leaf

Without a Doubt

“I could not say I believe. I know! I have had the experience of being gripped by something that is stronger than myself, something that people call God.” – Carl Jung, when asked if he believed in God It’s one of those things I constantly