Posts with the tag “caroline-beasley”

But, Calvary
by Devon McCoy on April 17th, 2021
Yesterday was the first time I saw The Passion of the Christ. Brief synopsis: a two hour long movie graphically visualizing Jesus' crucifixion. It's intense and upsetting, naturally. But what really set me off, what keeps floating to the surface of my mind, what haunts me like a second shadow is the moment when, while hanging on the cross, Jesus speaks.Up to this point, after being whipped 39 time...  Read More
Open Hearts, Open Hands
by Devon McCoy on February 19th, 2021
My Papa died from heart failure this time last year. His death was painful, leaving an empty void in our lives: the absence of a husband for Grammy, a father for my mom, and a spiritual role model for me. Growing up, he was the man I looked up to for my faith. After leading my dad to Jesus, Papa became the rock for my family's biblical knowledge. When my family stopped going to church, and no one ...  Read More
The First Day of My Life
by Devon McCoy on October 29th, 2020
I am very over clichés. They're overused, universal statements applicable to the world, not to the life of Christ. And usually they're wrong.  Example: "Love is blind." True love isn't blinding, but eye-opening. The people who love me see the best parts of me. Last year, walking on campus, someone who used to love me said to me once, "I like watching you look at things 'cause it always seems like ...  Read More
Kingdom of Heaven
by Devon McCoy on October 26th, 2020
You are those who have stayed with me in my trials, and I assign to you, as my Father assigned to me, a kingdom, that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom and sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel." - Luke 22:28-30Last winter the Lord gave me a vision – an image of what the Kingdom looks like.What I saw first was a large palace – very big, very story-tale typical - placed o...  Read More