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Anything Can Be On Fire

[The following article was published in the Sept/Oct 2015 issue of Live Magazine. Check them out at ]

“My father says that almost the whole world is asleep.  Everybody you know. Everybody you see. Everybody you talk to.  He says that only a few people are awake and they live in a state of constant total amazement.” (Joe Versus the Volcano)

I think the Holy Spirit is talking to me through Frank Sinatra.  It isn’t even my favourite Sinatra song. I had turned him off mid crescendo in irritation on the road trip back from my summer holidays, only to flip the stereo on again a few days later while waiting at a red light. Same song, but suddenly God was talking; and, when the Holy Spirit starts talking, I listen. That is my official position, anyway.  

It’s a bit weird to think of God sounding like Frank Sinatra and I wonder if I am the only person to hear the Holy Spirit speak through the somewhat overwrought lyrics of, “Call Me”.  It isn’t the medium that we expect. I w…