Zachary Bright

The Wonder of it All


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Heart

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HEART (human) n., pronunciation: huh-art 1. Organ that regulates the blood flow in a body; 2. spiritual aspect of humans that can be:

PURE, CLEAN

BROKEN, SHATTERED

OFFERED

GIVEN

TAKEN

MOVED

SMITTEN

FRAGILE, BRITTLE

SOFT, TENDER, COMPASSIONATE

HARD, A HEART OF STONE, UNRESPONSIVE, DISOBEDIENT, CALLOUSED

A HEART OF FLESH, RESPONSIVE, OBEDIENT, SENSITIVE

PROUD

HUMBLE

REPENTANT

UNREPENTANT

WHOLE, HEALTHY

SICK, BLUE, SAD

TWISTED, CRUEL

MADE NEW, RESTORED

HEALED, SAVED

A PLACE (according to singer/song-writer Michael Knott) WHERE ONE CAN HOLD HANDS WITH YOUR MAKER

ON FIRE, PASSIONATE

COLD

PRECIOUS, A TREASURE, VALUABLE

THROWN AWAY, NOT TREASURED

USED, ABUSED, MISUSED

SYNONYMOUS IN THE BIBLE WITH SPIRIT, WILL (BUT NOT SOUL)

MISERABLE, DESPONDENT

DESPERATE

SATISFIED, FULFILLED

LOVING, AFFECTIONATE

HATEFUL, SPITEFUL

A FACULTY OF SIGHT

AWARE OF OTHER HEARTS

WISE

FOOLISH

DISCERNING

TOUCHED

LIFTED UP TO THE LORD

WASTED, IGNORED

OPEN

CLOSED

JEALOUS

GENEROUS

MISERLY, STINGY, SELFISH

GREEDY, COVETOUS, ENVIOUS

LOST

FOUND

POSSESSED, OWNED

GUARDED, CAUTIOUS, SUSPICIOUS

BRAVE

TRUE, FAITHFUL

UNFAITHFUL

VULNERABLE

IMPREGNABLE

PROTECTED

ALIVE (TO GOD, PERSONS, CREATION AND/OR THE WORLD)

DEAD (UNRESPONSIVE TO GOD, PERSONS, CREATION, THE WORLD AND ITS OWN SOUL, MIND, SENSES & EMOTIONS)

ETC.

Now, here’s the thing (that’s the way I speak), if you are going to give your HEART to someone, be sure that one… is worthy of it.

“Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.” – Proverbs 4:23, ESV

This post was powered by the songs, “Broken Things” and “Speed Of Light” by Julie Miller, from the album “Broken Things” (1999), and the song, “Here Is My Heart” by Jesus Culture, from the album, “Your Love Never Fails” (2008).


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You Make Me Brave

You Make Me Brave.

This heart-warming post by a young woman that I have not met before, reminds me so much of myself in earlier times, including the Jesus Movement in the early ’70s, and later the Charismatic Movement in the Presbyterian Church. Though I might not be able to move as much as I once did, I still am, to quote alternative singer-songwriter, Michael Knott, “holding hands in my heart with my Maker, to make it better…”