Tags » Conviction

The promise

Fortitude and valor

I pledge to hold you dear

Upon a wave of hope

Conviction does appear


We do it on Facebook when we decide that someone posts things which are offensive, inappropriate, or racist, and we think nothing of it. We do it in life with some folks we come into contact with who might be opposite from ourself in so many ways and you get irritated and annoyed when you are in their company. 269 more words

Pouncing on the Voice of God

Prophets are often damned if they do and damned if they don’t: this is the life of a prophet of God.  Today we see Jeremiah’s friends wait for him to slip so they can pounce on him. 370 more words

Marc Kinna

God Made Today

“This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.”—Psalm 118:24

I feel most alive when most people drift off to sleep in their beds. 199 more words



Sacrifices are vices unless

True conviction accomp’nies the gift.

Heartless rituals will never bless,

Nor can they ever mend the great rift.

We feign well true repentance and faith, 51 more words


Nothing very "centrist” about that.

Less fair
Fewer fare

Nothing very “centrist” about that. I remember when the common complaint of the Left was that Labour had moved to the right; that it was ‘Blue Labour’ and I remember how the Conservatives had the nerve to claim that they held the Centre when it had clearly shifted the country to the Right. 239 more words


Conversations With Convictions

How much larger your life would be if your self could become smaller in it; if you could really look at other men with a common curiosity and pleasure; if you could see them walking as they are in their sunny selfishness and their virile indifference! 418 more words