Ponder Anew Blog


February 11, 2021

February 10, 2021Good afternoon,“He then began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and after three days rise again. He spoke plainly about this, and Peter tHook him aside and began to rebuke him. But when Jesus […]


February 9, 2021

February 8, 2021Good afternoon, There are many prayers in the Bible. The whole 150 Psalms are prayers of some kind, with emotions in all of them. There is Elijah in the cave. There is Jacob wrestling with the angel. The prophets often talk with God, mostly when they are frustrated. Jesus goes off to pray in all the Gospels. […]


February 5, 2021

February 5, 2021Good afternoon, It is the last day of the Mystic Summit. It seems being a mystic can mean anything. There are activists, musicians, artists, spiritual healers and many other people with spiritual gifts that call themselves mystics. I think the way that I am a mystic, or spiritual seeker, is my approach to Scripture. I am always […]


February 5, 2021

February 3, 2021 Good afternoon,” Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed. ”  I Corinthians 15:51 Paul, the early church leader, thought the Second Coming was imminent. You can read it in the letters to Corinth, and also in First Thessalonians. What happened ? Did Paul hear it […]

February 5, 2021

February 4, 2021Good afternoon,”  Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God.                Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.”          I John 4:7 At the beginning of COVID ( March 2020 ), people were saying that they are hoping the world […]


February 2, 2021

Good afternoon,”  I must go on boasting. Although there is nothing to be gained, I will go on to visions and revelations from the Lord.  I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven. Whether it was in the body or out of the body I do not know—God knows”          […]

Mystic Summit

February 2, 2021

February 1, 2021Good afternoon,”  The sun to govern the day,His love endures forever.the moon and stars to govern the night;His love endures forever.  Psalm 136:8-9 Today is the first day of the Mystic Summit. I learned something right away. Do not judge a book by its mystic cover. I have read a lot of books by Anne Lamott. She is […]

January 29, 2021

January 29, 2021Good afternoon,” The Jews struck down all their enemies with the sword, killing and destroying them, and they did what they pleased to those who hated them.  In the citadel of Susa, the Jews killed and destroyed five hundred men.  They also killed Parshandatha, Dalphon, Aspatha,  Poratha, Adalia, Aridatha,  Parmashta, Arisai, Aridai and Vaizatha,  the ten sons of Haman son of […]

Ask Seek Knock

January 29, 2021

January 28, 2021 Good afternoon, “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.  For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. ”  Matthew 7:7-8 ,  Jesus’ words from […]

The Gospel of Humility

January 27, 2021

January 26, 2021 Good afternoon, ” Yes it is, Lord,” she said. “Even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their master’s table.” There are many questions about the Scripture. The above verse is part of a story about Jesus and a woman. Jesus does not travel far in his life, but this story […]