Posts Tagged ‘roads’


ROADS. Wide roads. Narrow roads. Long roads. Short roads. Rough roads. Smooth roads. Curvy roads. Straight roads. Hilly roads. Level roads.

All the above variables are important to humans, maybe too important. There are two important things about roads and they’re connected – A road will take you TO a location and the same road will allow you to LEAVE that location.

You and I are either on the road TO heaven or we are traveling AWAY from the hope of heaven.

– eab, 4/30/16

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The sun had heated the wrinkled skin,

And precious warmth instilled within,

          With seemingly no outward result.

But inside the movement of sap,

Permeated the cells (as roads a map)

          It was the renewed sunshine’s “fault.”


The sap came up from the deepest root,

To the farthest, round, diminishing shoot,

          In action and time, like each spring.

Running by day, and stopping by night,

Then, again continuing its insistent flight,

          To the tune that the robins sing.


Then at last appeared the bud, deep red.

On the tree that last winter looked so dead;

          But now it stands, awake from its nap.

On upper branches the buds opened wide,

Revealing the tender green hid inside –

          Oh, the wonderful power of the sap.  –eab, ‘66 APR    

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The devil has no roads, he always travels God’s roads and corrupts them.


The convictions that really count are not the convictions you hold [but] the convictions that hold you.


God’s commands to pray are really veiled personal letters inviting us into His presence.


We only enjoy what we share.


It takes God time to make a man.


             – Steve Herron quotes – from various sermons 

Stephen Douglas Herron died this date (2/25/1994) in Charlotte, NC.  (His signature was “Steve D. Herron.” )  His vision started Hobe Sound Bible College and Wesleyan Education Association of America. 

He was one of the greatest men I ever knew – the greatest man for whom I worked.  I consider him my educational father.  Probaly no man have I missed more than I have the late, great Steve Herron.

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