Archive for: March, 2017

BRACHIATE………A word worth living!

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During a recent conversation with a friend of mine, he mentioned a word I had not heard before……brachiate. He suggested I search it out on google when I returned home. He said it is a word worth discovering……..and even more important, a word worth living. I did as he said and discovered the following :

BRACHIATE : comes from the Latin BRACHIUM, discovered in the mid eighteenth century and means “arm” or “arm swinging”. The verb means to swing by the arms from one hold (branch or tree limb) to the next and one of its uses is for smaller monkeys that proceed through the jungle by swinging from one

The University Of the Desert………….God’s choice training ground

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“At certain times and places God will build a mysterious wall around us.  He will take away all the supports we customarily lean upon, and will remove our ordinary ways of doing things.  God will close us off to something divine, completely new and unexpected and that cannot be understood by examining our previous circumstances.  We will be in a place where we do not know what is happening, where God is cutting the cloth of our lives by a new pattern and thus where He causes us to look to Him.  Most Christians lead a treadmill life – a life in which they can predict almost everything that will