Category Archives: Family Values

Father, Mother, Male, Female, an, Woman, Husband, Wife, Children, Boy, Girl.  God’s Design = One Flesh!

Walnuts:

Ten or more years ago I planted Walnut Trees on a new 34 acre property my wife and I purchased. This week October 3, 2022 I stopped by the property for a look see. As I drove by the Walnut Trees I noticed some had green walnuts hanging in the branches. Upon further investigation I found numerous Walnuts had fallen to the ground. I began to pick them up one or two at a time. Before I knew I had a bucket full.

I took them home and on the way I began to reflect upon the walnuts hidden inside the husks. Some still green and others had already turned black. What to do? How does one recover the nut hidden inside the husk? After watching a video I ventured into trying to de-husk the walnuts.

Oh woe is me!! I filled the bucket with water, began to stir the walnuts in hope the husks would fall apart. No such luck! So next I tried using a spoon handle to extract the husks from the nuts. Those that had already tuned black peeled rather easily. Those that were still green no suck luck. Before I knew it I had soaked my hands in the raw walnut soup I had created. Oh Oh!! I pulled my hands out for a moment! My Oh My – my hands are black!!

Quickly to the sink with warm water and soap! No luck, no luck, no such luck! Next to my handy computer – search “how clean walnut stain from skin” I pray – yes I pray!!

Stain stain go away – black hands I pray! I began to reflect upon my youth when my dad took me to a large house near the street. It had a huge walnut tree near the street. It was in the fall. My dad showed me all the walnuts – multiples of walnuts covered the ground. I still remember, I was just a kid 7 or 8. My dad told me the walnuts could stain things but that memory hit me just a little late at 80 years old.  Just a kid and I remember — Yikes I have black hands!

White Vinegar next, hydrogen peroxide next, vegetable oil next, warm water and soft scrub and brush! Lord have mercy the stain remains! I am a marked man and my wife will be home so very soon! Lord have mercy!

Ah sucks — Not going to be able to hide this stain!

Well! I surrendered! The good Lord had giving me a blessing to reflect upon – a stain that wouldn’t go away soon! What’s this all about Lord?

Nature and the Holy Spirit speak through the nature of a walnut! Yes I know how crazy “a Walnut”!! It has a hard husk to protect the growing nut inside as it grows and develops. Oh yes, as the walnut matures over time the walnut husk begins to turn black slowly and finally falls to the earth.

It lays patiently waiting for someone like me to find and pick it up – completely depending upon curiosity to investigate! Yes a hard husk to protect it as it matures and then begins to soften into a mush with a unique ability to stain one’s skin. Yet hidden inside a real treat – yes protected by the hard hard shell of the walnut as if to protect it’s heart!

The gift and treasure within in hiding! Nutrients with the potential to sustain life. Imagine two hard layers of protect the inner core – the heart of the Walnut. Given time the shell will soften and disintegrate back into the earth. To die and be transformed as nutrients so that future new life can be reborn again! And yes the gift to the taste buds – the walnut provides the needed nutrients to sustain there treasure of new life more abundant for those with eyes to see and mind willing to open to the potential hidden within a very hard husk!

A Sliver of Wood:

God and Truth a Fire:

An encounter with God and Truth is to encounter fire! Prison is a place of confinement one can not escape the spiritual furnace that wraps it’s arms around a soul! Often the prisoners does all things possible to avoid the reality of the intensity of the furnace one can not escape!
Words so often are not adequate to describe the intensity of that fire! What people do often speaks more powerfully than words!

Unspoken Words:

A lifer walks into the room knowing full well his quilt is real yet the spirit of hope of possible new life fills his being. Another soul watches a grown man drop to his knees on the hard prison floor bowing his head low to the floor speaks volumes of the result of the intensity of spiritual fire that can consume a soul.
Just who is the teacher asks my soul?

Deny Yourself – Pick up Your Cross:

A grown man who chooses to deny himself the Eucharist stands in stark contrast to those who embrace self sin of pride while boldly announcing to the world they worship the spirit of self – rejecting God’s design in favor of shouting to the world they own the tree of knowledge in the Garden and can recreate themselves.

God’s Design for Physical Touch:

The need to be physically touched is ever so powerful! If positive touches are found wanting, negative touches are pursued! The lesson taught during the HIV/AIDS crises before anyone knew how the virus was passed! I could hear the voice of soul crying out from those facing
facing death!

Inside Prison Walls:

I stood as a witness then and today as a witness to that which so very few can see all the while observing the former celebrate scandalous sin the world of media celebrates.
I ask? Just which behavior communicates who is it that truly repents real sin as to those whose behavior and social media celebration of sin is broadcast to world! Unavoidable is the misleading leading of multitudes of selfie happiness seekers to imagine the destruction of healthy organs, the very soul and spirit of truth to be sacrificed on an altar of imagined self gratification. Who is leading others into prison bars of false truth where the great deceiver awaits them with open arms?

How to Open the Closed Door:

The one who gets down on their knees to the only God who can create, heal and save the broken soul opens the door to new life more abundant!

Am I walking Alone?

I witness both! Almost no one stands as a witness to a grown guilty older man bending his knees to the only power that can heal, cleans and forgive!

The Splinters Hidden in the Wooden Cross:

Hopes Home:  Hope lives and can be found in the small slivers of wood found in a cross one chooses to pick up and carry as they follow the spirit of salvation.

3 in 1:

Please Clear this Gender thing Up:

We are living in the midst of a very mean spiritual War in the nation and indeed the world!  The good Lord gave me a vision back in 2011.

https://theideacon.com/the-ideacon-and-idove-story/the-story-of-the-vision-1/

https://theideacon.com/the-ideacon-and-idove-story/the-story-fo-the-vision-2/

https://theideacon.com/the-ideacon-and-idove-story/the-story-of-the-vision-3/

https://theideacon.com/the-ideacon-and-idove-story/a-death-dive-are-you-gonna-leave-me-a-vision/

https://theideacon.com/?p=1063&preview=true

In short, this War is another example of the Great Deceiver leading modern man’s original against God’s design as it continues from antiquity.

God Revels who He is 3-1:

If one reads scripture God Himself revels who God says He is!   Father, Son and Holy Spirit, three persons yet just one God.  3 in 1 in mystery:

Can we humans discern, digest and understand this 3 in 1 mystery?  In the beginning God created man!  Two creation stories:  An infusing (my word if you will allow) His image and likeness into each person in the form of what we call our spirit / soul.

Definition of Marriage – the Difference makes all the Difference:

Scripture is clear God created man – male and female He created them.  No mistakes or confusion!  Oh my!  Like the tree in the Garden man was not satisfied!  Ah – the original sin rebounds and strikes again!  Two genders and each was created uniquely different on purpose!  And we have ever so much evidence even little kids can tell the difference.!  Biology is clearly accurate and distinct!  However we know well the Behavior is different!  It is the difference that makes the difference to assure the very possibility procreation can occur.  And it is clearly a choice humans can make.

Choice / Free Will:

Procreation is an interesting word!  Every human being has a mother and a father.  No errors with only one claimed exception the Son of God.

The spirit / soul / His image and likeness is hidden within each humans body!  Yep!

His creation of man was not completed simply with the creation of two distinctly different bodies.  God’s creation plan included a breath of new life design referred to as the “One Flesh”!  Holy Smokes another 3 in 1 creation concept after Himself!  Simultaneously God created both humankind and a new sacrament.  Thus assuring the survival of this new Spiritual being and a covenant relationship we call marriage!  Make no mistake – The “One Flesh” design under a new fierce attack by modern selfie centered man who seeks to replace God with good old selfie!

Now this mystery has taken me awhile to digest into the language and words I use this day.  The very definition of Family is immersed into an 3 in 1 entity we would call the singular essence of family!

The Devil’s Agenda – Destroy God’s Design – “One Flesh”:

Destroy, mom, dad, boy, girl, husband, wife, male, female, the design for family and what will occur?  Chaos!  Yes Chaos!  People seeking to satisfy selfie appetites rather than grasping the necessary, mandatory elements and basic God created design!

One who focus’s on self can not begin to comprehend God’s design where Happiness lies in wait!

For true love, self denying, sacrificial discipline necessary to breath new life into the most fundamental and life sustaining building block family – a relationship based upon the design principle of God Himself!  Family = Mother, father in a covenant relationship with God – 3 in 1 = the “one Flesh”!

 

 

 

Spiritual Oxygen Exists in Prison:

Why Oh Why do I Go?

Yesterday, I was wondering why I make the trip to a State prison every week?

Six Locked Gates:

Most would say, it is a ministry, a calling and I was sent!  Been doing this since before 2011.
When I walk into prison I pass through six locked gates. I am more alert as I walk in paying closer attention to those who I walk by noticing things others might not see. Seems I detect the spirit operating in the space.

Standing Alone – Yet Watched – Hope in my Pocket:

Often since the pandemic ended, I find myself standing alone not knowing where I might spend my time there or who might come. Tough I speak little, I have noticed many in mates watch me closely.  In fact I have found a few who look out for me and take action to assist and get me a place to meet. Often I find myself talking with an inmate I do not know and have not meet. I talk to them anyway and always find a way to turn the conversation to the spirit greater than me – my calling. I can do very little myself, yet the one who causes my feet to walk can do much. I know I carry hope in my pocket! And the I know that spirit can do wonders I can not with the spirit of hope.

Every Human has a Father a Male and Mother (female):

Yesterday, was Father’s day. Yep, we all have a Father, male no and’s if’s or but’s. Ans yes, both a physical and a spiritual Father. In the human family (male and female) the only family that has the potential and privilege of procreating children. Yea, Truth under attack by those opposed to the Truth.

Silly me, for thinking those on the attack are most in need of hope in finding their created humanity where the spirit of Hope was implanted at the moment of conception.

Free Will – One must Chose Good versus Evil:

One does not make such trips without beginning to question the most fundamental questions regarding the creation of all living things, especially the human being with the capability to do good and evil. Yes free will! Freedom of choice to give new life or to terminate life.

Good versus Evil:

Every human is endowed with the potential for both! The question is rather, why are we here? To bring the breath of new life where ever we go or – remove spirit sustaining oxygen from the air?

Come to me all you who are thirsty, hungry, weary and heavy laden.

Truth Plants Hope: Hope Opens Locked Gates:

Truth plants Hope, Hope opens the doorway to the birth of spiritual wings to search for new life, the spirit wraps it’s arms and embraces souls searching to find themselves hidden in the mystery of life created in the Beginning! One finds oneself when one gives the spirit hidden within self to others that they too might just find the open door where life sustaining Spiritual oxygen exists! The breath of life itself!

Arms Length – Smell of Sheep

Shepherd: Flock: So close: Takes on Smell:

The term used by Jesus to describe the leaders of the church was a Shepherd! Hmmm! Food for thought!! If one studies (perhaps even better lives with) what a “real” shepherd does, one learns a Shepherd spends so much time with the sheep, the shepherd takes on the smell of the sheep!
Seems to me that’s a lot of time among and exposure to real life human beings which has the potential to opening a doorway wide for the sheep to enter into the sacraments where the Shepherd seeks to lead the flock!

Take the Real Presence out into the Sheep’s grazing grounds:

Kinda the Shepherd’s task is to find ways to take the message, if you will the “real presence” out of the sacred place into the sheep’s grazing grounds!

Uncomfortable?

This might be a little -well maybe viewed as ohhh very uncomfortable for some Shepherd’s who might just encounter lost sheep including some who attend Mass every week!
Arms length might be a good description of one who is unable and unwilling to venture outside the sacred venues they have authority and essentially total control.

Arms Length – neither a “Yes” or “No”:

Arms length might be a good description of one who is unable and unwilling to venture outside the sacred venues they have authority and essentially total control.
This is not easy human reality! It’s just the reality of my journey! Arms length – neither a “yes” or a “no”!  Rather it is fear to enter into a relationship – and results in being non decisive!

A Gift I didn’t ask for:

Seems to me the good Lord gave me a gift I wasn’t shopping for!  Ten years with people suffering with HIV/AIDS fast forwarded facing the reality of death resulted in an immersion of myself into the world of sheep saying “I was born this way” – not understanding “in the beginning” they were exactly born this way – with “original sin” human natures in the beginning desire to define truth! Yes sin is still sin in spite of oh so many humans seeking to make real the original sin/unreality!

Kids – Puberty – Family – Anger – Do We have a Clue?:

Fast forward into the prison system and an encounter with 17 year old juveniles! Described not by me!!!! But by the veteran old timer incarcerated inmates! Just who qualified them?
Mad as hell with mom and dad is what they told me! How is it they can see it yet the modern world seeks selfie desire and silence truth! Throw away young people! Throw away the unborn! Throw away bodies based upon a facade! Throw away throw away all that does not meet the selfie agenda!

Suffering – the Message from the Cross:

Arms length – is my cross! Suffering is the hidden doorway behind which truth is found! Avoid suffering at all costs in favor of modern man’s dreaming, as catastrophe awaits!
Reminds me of these words!!! Turn around and come back to me! With whole heart, mind, soul and all your being = body!
Yep I will go to prison on Friday and if I some how smell different, forgive me! It is there I enter into the mystery and smell of the cost of faith and trust of the one who sent me!
If you read this May God Bless you!

Anti Chhrist

Artificial Intelligence – Yikes:

In reference to AI ( artificial intelligence ) it is built upon a non living platform using software code while using the logic of the human programmer!
As a young man I wrote software that is still being used in the national Air Traffic System of this nation.  Always , the human Air Traffic Controller has the ability to make necessary adjustments.
The real reality is; AI by design will always have an embedded “Bias”!  As such AI posses a great threat to any balanced discussion of human principles and values!  AI as such is a simply a dumb non living pieces parts modern man calls a computer and as such a computer system can have no conscience!

The AI Question:

The question, humanity needs to be asking is simple! How far down this AI road is humanity willing to travel placing freedom in the hands of a non living device with no conscience?
People can change their mind during the process of an open debate! A computer can not! It is simply locked into the logic of the software running in a non living hardware that has no emotions, feelings, free will or any other God created eyes and ears to read and see the unspoken language only one with life, breath and soul can! Man is created in the image of God! Machine is non living!

Oh Oh – We are There — Government /  Political Use of AI:

When our government officials tell us they will use AI to eliminate bias we know we have embarked upon the most dangerous of journey’s! And they are today!
I was created for this day! So we’re you! Who will you serve? God or Man or a non living machine?

An Anti-Christ – with no Soul, no Conscience, no Eyes or Ears:

The Anti Christ’s description in scripture as if it is some form of a “multiple person” entity – not an individual! Computer programs are created and modified by multiples of various people over time who may never have experienced a joint discussion of the logic or purpose or followed up with sufficient testing to verify the system works as the designer thought!

The Programmer – human – fallible:

The above short description is what I encountered when I first began testing the software I wrote! I actually got mad at the computer for not doing exactly what my design concept was! The human = me – made the mistake! The computer did exactly what I programmed!
Fast forward – really real – with multiple layers of human programmers creating – who seldom if ever are able to enter into a discussion and debate!

By the nature of software creation and testing

“AI” will have an embedded multitube of layers of Bias!

Yes AI will have a bias! The trouble for mortal humans will be who can untangle the embedded multi person complex bias!
No One! Danger danger – the next God – the Anti- Christ! I was born for this day!

The New National Religion of the USA

Went to prison last Friday. Arrived on time – went to my assigned place. Guard told me no room for you! Go see the Chaplin and off I went – routine! Followed the Chaplin around and was assigned a room! “What do you have in mind for me today Lord!” My prison prayer – my classroom!

First inmate in is a young man who wants to become Catholic. I inform him I want him to pass a test. Write the Ten Commandments and the Seven Sacraments of the Catholic Church.

His response – he has talked with the older inmates and thinks I can answer his question better. So what’s on your mind?

I was born this way!

Something like – I am attracted to men and I was born this way!

Anyone think I was prepared for this? 1990 – 2000 I ministered to people with HIV / AIDS in the bowels of Atlanta. It was considered a crises in those days. HIV slowly overcomes the immune system and almost everyone thought it was a death sentence. I would say one could cut the atmosphere I walked into with a knife. Yes my classroom!

What did I hear repeated again and again. “I was created this way”! I describe it as a cry coming from deep down in the bones of one fast forwarded to facing the reality of Death. Yes many were dying and I learn to recognize the look of those as they approached deaths door.

The Body divided from the Mind, Emoptions without a Soul:

The body has a soul and the soul cries out in distress in multiple ways. Way back then I could not have told anyone but I was sent to be trained in preparation for today’s world and the LBGTQ+++ disconnect agenda from God’s design.

The young man’s question without hesitation told me I had managed to speak the truth without condemnation! I am not afraid of the LBGTQ+++ agenda or speaking the Truth.

In the beginning man demonstrated man could be deceived as man sought the eat the forbidden fruit – Modern man has not changed! Modern man has long been working overtime to disconnect human emotions, human imagination and the soul from the Body!

Abortion the Knife Used to Divide Body and Soul:

Abortion is a great analogy! To justify Abortion humanity has claimed an unborn child is not a person – just a piece of meat! We know better – science proves it – babies kick and turn – feel pain and on and on! Denial of Truth is the sand Abortion sits on!

When I was in middle school on I was afraid to ask girls out! But taking a shower with the boys was a piece of cake. Culture can manipulate humans! Malleable is the word to describe how humans can adapt to various cultural pressures.

There has been a ton of behavior study that has taken place that tells us young people’s imagination can be manipulated and data shows if left to natures process of puberty approximately 93% of young people are happy with their gender. The remaining roughly 7% have suicidal tendencies! I do not claim to be an expert in this regard yet know the studies are available.

The New Religion — Truth Upside Down — Fairy Tail Land = Reality:

Reality long ago the War was launched and prior to 2023 we had a new religion that is being propagated by the culture, supported by Hollywood, the new media, politicians and population control zealots.

The time I spent from 1990 through 2000 was walking in the midst of people crying out — “Who am I”!  My classroom for the great deceivers LBGTQ Agenda

That’s not all folks – No one went with me to the bowels of Atlanta in those days! But I know I was sent there to be taught in preparation for today!

Every human demands (instinctively) both spiritual and physical touch to be affirmed! The importance of holding and loving a child can not be overestimated. A child spent months listening to the heart beat of it’s mother!

Child brought up without a mother and a father is vulnerable!

1960’s: Prayer removed – JFK assassinated by our own government. LBJ war of poverty and the great society followed by the rapid decline of the black family followed shortly by all families regardless of faith!

The new “pronoun” religion placed into law!

Who is gonna speak up if not me?

What Do You have in mind for me today Lord?

No Room in the Inn ring a bell?

Went prison.  Guard “No room for you today”  Go see the Chaplin!  Off I went.  Followed Chaplin back to same location.  Not much said!  Few minutes and I had a room!

First inmate in is a young man who wants to become a Catholic.  Tell him I want him to be able to write the Ten Commandments and the Seven Sacraments of the Catholic Church.

Are You Ready?

His first comments are that he has been talking with older inmates and perhaps dues to my being an old man and a Deacon I might have a more clear answer.   Are you ready?  Well I was!  Way back in the 1990’s I spent ten years listening to his plea during the HIV / AIDS crises!

Holy Smokes:

Ready??  I am attracted to men and I was BORN this way!   How to answer raced my mind yet I realized just how valuable and deep probing was his acknowledgement.  It verified a few things immediately.  One who is unafraid to speak the Truth is not to be feared, but rather questioned in the search for the Spirit of Truth!  Wow how refreshing this young man’s questions is!  Obviously he did not immediately judge me to be homophobic or prejudice etc. Open I would say to the possibility that the Truth can set one free!  Who said that?

to be continued ……

 

 

A Talking Tattoo:

Friday Friday! Yep the day I go to prison. Yippie! On the way I pray! “Well Lord what do you have in mind for me today”?
Discipline:  Can anyone see Discipline?  Do you Love me enough?

Six Locked Doors – How many doors of your Heart are Locked?

Make it through six locked gates to my destination! Yep no place for me today! Long ago I learned to stand patiently and wait! And have learned long ago it is time set aside for me to be taught.

God’s Timing:

Has to be God’s timing! Door opens at the end of the hallway I am looking down. In marches white inmate with bold tattoos on his face! Arms behind his back handcuffed I am sure! On his right and left are guards each holding one of his arms.

The Command – Stand Up and Turn Your Back:

They sound a command and every inmate immediately stands and turns their backs to the inmate being lead to a unknown destination. Only myself and the guard next to me can watch.

Spiritual Bricks:  Non Verbal Message:

I wish I could express the ton of spiritual bricks that hit me that instant. The inmate was stocky, looked strong, might actually be handsome if not for the tattoos which made him so hard to look at.

Contrast Jesus Message to His Brave Followers:

I was reminded Every time Jesus met walked into a room with His disciples His first words were “Do not be afraid” and “Peace be with you”.

The Purpose of the Tattoos:  Yes Non Verbal Works:

You bet – those tattoos had a purpose -> “Fear”!  Oh yes I see!  Yet why was it, what I saw was the non verbal voice of a lost soul crying out!  An angry lost soul and the tattoos served as non verbal voice of His imprisoned soul crying out from deep within!  Oh not the same prison I was in! No no! The prison of deep wounds suffered ever so long long ago! A gang member! What the heck is a gang?

The Hidden Magnetic Unseen Force to be a Part of some Family:

When positive creative discipline is missing the question being asked is not answered (do you love me enough?) and the cycle accelerates down hill fast! Ultimately a substitute family will be sought out where any form of discipline will be acceptable! Finally somebody knows and cares I exist!

The Cross and Non Verbal Communications:

Hidden in the Cross lives Hope! Perhaps better said buried in the cross is the narrow gate where Hope can be found!

Come follow me says the Lord! Oh BTW pick up your cross! And just what does that require? Discipline = Love! Yea Dad I love you!

Patron Saint and God’s Armor:

Been praying a very very very very long time: Took me awhile to find myself. Spent a great deal of time doubting myself!

Turned to Saint Joseph Father of Jesus:

Turned to St. Joseph some time ago. My patron Saint for Confirmation 4th grade 1953!  Wondered at times if St. Joseph was doing his job as my patron Saint?

Stand your ground – do not doubt!

Put on God’s Armor:

Ephesians 6: 10-18. Yea still wearing the same belt. Have a two edged sword cuts both ways! Truth is still the Truth! Found book in my house – Saint Joseph – consecrate yourself to Saint Joseph! 33 days the process! I wonder who can follow? Some do not want to hear the Truth! Come follow me is the call that lead me through the valley! One could use that armor on such a trip!

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians+6%3A10-18&version=NASB1995