Guardian of Souls


As I have been blessed to be a part of so many people’s lives, coming and going, I realized, it has been a test, of sorts.

After the loss of my brother, and my father, a fact emerged, which I knew was something which was a gift, which the Lord had given me. In spite of the fact that it was quite painful He would use this gift, as the seed, to bring forth fruit. And the fruit would bear more fruit.

I was to be a witness to last wishes, as it were, and actually been in the presence of my brother, as the Lord took him home.

This would be the beginning, as I found, of the souls, which would be entrusted to me. I would make trips to the nursing homes, the hospice, hospitals, and literally, anywhere, which the Lord would see fit to send me. I would be in rooms with families, to usher those souls into the hands of the Lord. Sacred moments, prepared in advance.

I began to understand what the Lord meant when he spoke to Peter and he had a request for him, “feed my sheep,” he said. To tenderly care for the precious souls left in his care.

Timothy was reminded, “to guard, what had been entrusted to his care.Turn away from Godless chatter and the opposing ideas of what is commonly called, knowledge, in which some have professed and in so doing have wandered from the faith.” 1 Timothy 6:20

The Lord reminds us that he “guards the feet of his saints.” (That isn’t someone deemed a saint by the Catholic church either) It’s anyone called and anointed by God.

He has told us that when we’ve been tested and shown that we can be trusted with a little bit, then we can surely be trusted with the keys to the kingdom of heaven.

The problem is that most people cannot see past, ‘the little bit.’ Satan has them so blinded by pride, power, or greed, that this is where they begin to stumble.

Now, I have a true legal guardianship of my brother. In man’s legal terms it is written, Guardianship of person and property. But, stealing ones property to most people would really be infuriating. Although in my mind, this is not why I was called into action.

No, my calling and purpose was defined by God as a Guardian of souls. And this is what has been tampered with. My God owns the cattle on a thousand hills. So doesn’t all property belong to him? Yes. So it is the souls of these, which are of his greatest concern. This is why He steps in.

Yes, there’s a plan and it involves my calling. I know who I am. It has taken me a while to be sharpened for the task. But I see my lineage. There is my great uncle Harvey Graase. I laugh about him with my family. He worked for the US Department of Treasury. My mother and my relatives used to tell us the stories all the time. He lost his eye to a gunshot by Dilinger. He was one of the Untouchables. My Aunt told me when they would go to Chicago to visit him, they loved it. He was a rough kinda guy, just as he should be, and he’d reach under the bed, and grab a cigar box filled with different colored, glass eyes. He would tell them to pick out which one they wanted him to wear. Now that’s just plain cool. Urban legend? I don’t think so. I did a record search and got some of the papers. He certainly was working for them at that time, and my crazy cousin was right about one thing. A lot of the guys under Elliot Ness, sure didn’t get the credit they deserved. But then again, if he was anything like, I am hoping, he wouldn’t have wanted it.

Now, my point is there are true spiritual ‘Untouchable’s.’ And believing to be from that lineage, the Lord had already spoken this into existence. Elliot Ness had a difficult time finding ‘the incorruptible’ men. Just as our Lord has a tough time finding the ones untouched by the world’s pull. The ones to guard the soul’s entrusted to them. So, God being a supreme Elliot Ness, did speak of these chosen ones. The remnant. 1Chronicles 16:19-22 When they were but few in number, few indeed, and strangers in it, they wandered from nation to nation, from one kingdom to another. He allowed no man to oppress them; for their sake he rebuked kings; Do not Touch my anointed ones; do my prophets no harm.

There is no legal document which I need to give me this power.  It was ordained by God. It is the same providence which made Mordecai speak those famous words to Queen Esther, “Do not think that because you are in the kings house, you alone of all the Jews will escape. For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place. But you and your father’s family will perish. But who knows but that you have come to royal position for such a time as this?” Esther 4:13-14

All of us have unique callings and purposes, in this life. It is up to each and every one of us to choose whether we will fulfill this or not. God tells us, we have free will.

One day about a year ago, I had my bible stolen out of my car. It was a study bible, which I had for years. Many markings and scriptures highlighted. I decided to report it to the police, just in case, it was necessary for safety reasons. I still believed, the person needed it, more than I did.

When I sat down with the officer, he was a little stunned, that someone would steal my bible. After sharing that I had two perfectly good DVD, players, which were left behind, he laughed and said the same thing. “The person obviously needed this.” But then somethings strange. “Hey, do you have a big dog?” “What? No, why do you ask?” As I started thinking, maybe he got the letter’s mixed up, and he meant, God.

“Oh, I just know your name.I’ve heard it before, and thought someone said you had a big dog.” I thought that was really strange. But then the Lord has been reminding me of the moniker used for the Holy Spirit. And lately with what He’s been revealing to me, it’s all starting to make sense.

The other day, He reminded me of the primary reason He’s called me as Guardian of Souls. And everywhere I walk, I have the Hound of Heaven, with me. The Holy Spirit. He hunts people down. No one can bring me harm, nor harm to those who belong to my Lord. The Hound of Heaven literally pursues people to bring them to repentance.

The Lord loves all men, and His desire is to chase them down. He will do whatever it takes to bring them back from the brink of destruction. Men become insane with greed and lust. They do not know what they are doing, and the Hound of Heaven has a job. To sniff them out, and chase them down. To wear them down, until they can run no more.

Until they finally give up the chase and surrender. I have seen the criminals do this many times on the cop shows. The dogs, literally take them down. It’s sad, but they almost seem relieved. Sometimes this is what the Lord has to do to us.

Give up, while you still have time!

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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness


Thank you to all of our servicemen and women!

Thank you to all of our servicemen and women!

Oh,oh…I’m blinking my eyes and I am seeing it again. My rights are just being stripped away from me.

I received an email telling me that my own email is being read and I am being monitored constantly. Which begs the question…why????Is someone afraid of something?

How is someone getting my mail if not illegally? How are they getting my phone messages and other messages and what would anyone be worried about if they are not doing something wrong?

Once again, Americans are losing the freedoms that their forefathers shed blood for, only to have those that are corrupting the system to bully the others into being afraid as if they are to be afraid of speaking about something. Its  always the victim that is being threatened not to speak, isn’t it? Because those in darkness fear discovery, but that’s not what the Lord tells us. He tells us clearly, expose the deeds of darkness to the light. “Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them.”(Ephesians 5:11)This way we can allow Christ to rein in our lives and give us victory over sin.

Corruption will destroy everything as we can see from our environment. It starts on a personal level and begins to snowball until it grows to a much grander scale.

This is why our country was founded on these Godly principles to stand on the freedoms that we enjoy. We were not to bully and threaten citizens into submission. Yet it is happening. Americans are being told to be quiet about crimes and they are being bankrupted into submission. This country that has employed us and the officers that we have elected have turned around and violated our privacy and abused our own privileges because we have refused to go along with the same program as the rest of the masses.

Didn’t our Lord also say that this would happen in the last days? Unethical people are telling us how to behave in an ethical manner. Trying to give us moral absolutes in an absolutely immoral society.  If  God is not the very head of all, then what value can be placed in any ethical behavior at all? It’s pointless, because there is no moral compass. Truth is not relative to each person. He must be the one that all of us give account to first. Our forefathers knew this. You cannot read any of  those early documents without mention of God and yet, now men have been striving to remove His name from everything and we see how much we are paying the price for that as well.

He tells us in Malachi 3 about the Lord’s day of judgment. He has grown weary and He speaks about those who have defrauded the laborers of their wages, and those perjurers, and those who deprive people of justice, oppress the widows and the fatherless.

Yes, a very powerful event. This is actually the last book of the Old Testament. This speaks of the Covenant and the days before the second coming of Christ. I believe we are witnessing those days right now and when you read about this all through scripture it is always referred to as, The Great and Terrible Day of the Lord.

Why is that? How can it be both great and terrible? Well the answer is really quite simple. For those that are in Christ it is Great, but for those that are not, it will be terrible. They must give account for all of those things that have been spoken of. When he says, he has grown weary, it is because He is allowing so much time for repentance. He allowed the thieves on the cross their last breaths. No one knows if a person has repented at that last moment, however, to continue in this darkness is taking quite a chance.There is a difference between sinning, which we all do, and habitual sin, which is a conscious choice you’re making. We all know the difference.God told us that He has “written the laws upon every mans hearts

The biggest risk is that, sin hardens the heart. There is a point that there is no turning back. He turns us over to a reprobate mind.”In the end they exchanged the truth of God for a lie, so He turned them over to a depraved mind.” (Romans 1:21-31)

I grieve every time I deal with someone like this in my life. I don’t want to believe that someone can be like this, but the Word tells us that they exist and we are to have nothing to do with them.

But to those who want to know the truth, we hold out the cup of water. It isn’t for everyone, but for those who are parched and wish a drink from the well. They are the ones that will turn from darkness to the light.

We all were at one time in darkness. The Lord reminds us of that and also tells us to share what we have. To be a “light on the hill.  The light always penetrates the darkness, and it will never, ever be the other way around.

We have a God-given right to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness, because Jesus Christ has already told us that it is “the thief that comes to rob, to steal, to destroy, but He comes to give us life and life more abundantly.” If someone is stealing your liberty, or threatening and bullying you…then you can be certain, that this is NOT something that our God approves of.

As you commence the 4th of July celebration, remember, the blood that was shed on this soil to make these freedoms possible for you and most of all remember the blood shed on the cross that our founding fathers had placed their faith in when they pledged allegiance together in unity and wanted all of us to celebrate our freedom as One Nation Under God, With Liberty and Justice For ALL!!!

The Dream A Family Held Captive (Part Four)


“But the door opens enough to trigger the same alarm. but this time they both escape, the entire large family is released! set free! restored to joy at the time the last brother is released from prison.” As I stated in earlier posts-alarms indicate the fear of being caught. It is only truth that sets us free from prison. Prison is always the prison of lies, deception, greed, corruption.

The word of God tells us that “Satan blinds the unbelievers minds so that they cannot see the the truth.” I just found out that a young boy took his own life this past week. He was so overwhelmed with his circumstances and he could see no other way out. He believed the lies that what had happened in his life was so bad, that this was the only answer.

How many times this lie has made people run in fear, instead of just confronting the enemy in righteousness and boldness and saying “hey, I’ve had enough! Yes, I’ve screwed up, but we all have! “For all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.” This is why Christ died for us, because we could not be perfect.

“the door opens enough to trigger the same alrm, but this time they both escape, the entire large family is released! set free! restored to joy! at the same time the last brother is released from prison.” This would indicate a certain timing involved with this whole process and I’m not sure if there is a natural prison or spiritual prison in the process. Sometimes the Lord uses both to bring us to our knees. If a mans heart is so hardened that he refuses to turn to the Lord and turn from his wicked ways, the Lord may use harsh circumstances to bring about His plans for redemption. In the end it is always our own will to choose.

The ‘large family’ would seem to indicate a much larger family than just my own. As I stated in my earlier post. The two brothers are not biological brothers, but brothers in crime as the whole family would be a family such as a corporate family. One that has been infiltrated by this corruption.

Both of these brothers are both terrified of what they do not yet understand and they are running from the very freedom that God has waiting for them right around the corner. The enemy of mans souls has always waged war against Gods creation, from the very beginning in the Garden of Eden, putting fear and doubt into men and trying to distract them from the purposes of Gods plans for the real greatness and calling of God in a mans life.

We've all nailed the Lord to the cross

We've all nailed the Lord to the cross

The Dream(A Family Held Captive)Part Three


when will freedom be restored?

“There are two brothers, one fits into the sancutary feeling safe and hidden, the other too big to make it through the door.” This indicates that these are men acting together, such as ‘brother’s in crime,’ spiritual brother’s, not biological brothers. As I said in my earlier post, they are at the very top, (kings) by the symbol of gold, which is the head of the company they rule. They have a relationship of collusion and darkness, that is not one of integrity, because it speaks of one of the brother’s trying to “fit into the sanctuary feeling safe and hidden.” It isn’t a natural fit, but one of forced entry. He’s hiding in the sanctuary as if he is a Godly man, however, as we all know, even Adam could not fool God. He knew when He had sinned and he was naked. He also tried to cover himself. This is why we are told to “come clean.”

The other brother was “too big to make it through the door. The scene looks like Alice in Wonderland and not wlling to leave the other behind, they both get captured together.” One seems too full of pride and believes he is so successful, he has no need of God. His lust for the material and power has overwhelmed his spiritual understanding of who God is and what God has done for him. The smaller brother had at one time tried to get out of this corruption it seems, but because of his loyalty to his brother and his longing for what this world has to offer, he was overwhelmed by this corrupton.”They were captured together.

“Later, one escapes prison.” This indicates the prison of lies, greed and power. They are the snare of the enemy. Satan uses them to deceive us from the truth.

“What seems like years later, the other is relased from prison. The prisoner still makes the same decsions, tries to go through the alarmed exit door.” In this you can see that the men are doing the same thing that I am doing except that I have a true knowledge of the Lord. They are running from the enemy and haven’t found the truth yet. The alarms on the door, symbolize a fear of being caught. They are always afraid of being caught in their lies, however, it is only this fear that the enemy is using against them. The Lord says that “fear has to do with punishment, but perfect love casts out all fear.” He wants to set them free, not punish them. They do not yet understand Gods love and freedom in all of this. This part of the dream indicates that although the brother is released from prison, he is once again caught up in his sin.

“The other warns no!” As if he is trying to protect him, yet he may not understand the only way to freedom is truth.

A Family Held Captive


It’s the dream that my girlfriend gave me in 2001. I had it tucked into my bible since then.

I have used it as a guide in this last year. The Lord has revealed it’s meaning in entirety and the people that are in it don’t even know who they are yet. All the players are part of Gods plan to bring about redemption.

I have suffered such hardship and terror that it has taken a toll. No one could even imagine, but it has been to bring about my own righteousness as well as the salvation of others. I have felt a loneliness beyond understanding at times. This is all part of the dream. The woman that had this dream is an intercessor and she prays constantly. As I stated before, she could not believe that she was so instrumental in being used by God in this way. But she shouldn’t be surprised. He always uses the humble servants to bring about His greatest purposes.

I will tell the dream exactly as she gave it to me on 11/14/01

Dear Carrie,

This is the dream I read to you from my journal. A family held captive is how I titled it in my journal. Jesus the doctor who came for the sick.

The dream started with a woman kidnapped. She was in her bathroom. She had her makeup and 2 gold chains and someone came in to hand her a check. She escapes and continues to run and hide in fear. She hides in doctors offices and hotels. She ends up in what appears to be a doctors office or bank. A man gives her refuge. The man calls for help. She says my daddy knows everything, but she speaks in fear and doubt as if it is a lie because she has not told her father her situation. The dream continues, the rest of the family becomes imprisoned searching for stairways and exit doors for escape. Doors sound alarms they are surprised and again ensnared. Every time repeating the same behavior expecting a different outcome, yet repeating the same way of escape. Escaping once running through the desert, finding refuge in a church.

There are two brothers, one fits into the sanctuary feeling safe and hidden, the other too big to make it through the door. The scene looks like Alice in Wonderland. Not willing to leave the other behind, they are captured together. Later one escapes prison.

What seems like years later the other is released from prison. The prisoner still make the same decision. Tries to go through the alarmed exit door. The other warns, No! But the door opens enough to trigger the same alarm. But this time they both escape. The entire large family is released! Set Free! Restored to joy at the time the last brother is released from prison.

They reflect; how did we escape? The alarm on the door was triggered yet we were not ensnared. It seemed as those in authoritiy were looking down watching and directing their escape plan through all their bad decisions.

It was their time to escape to be set free and no alarm or entrapment was able to stop their release from prison. Every obstacle was lifted, every stumbling block removed. A clear path to freedom was set before them. Not by the power of their decisions, but because a way of escape had already been prepared.

There was a part of the dream I remember later and wrote at the bottom of my journal page. It seem to deal with being careful not to be angry or offended when others try to put a label on us.

I am continuing to pray for you.

Now it wasn’t  until recently that the Lord revealed the minute details of this dream to me and it was most amazing. Gods is merciful and slow to anger. Full of compassion and He loves mankind. He is not willing that any man should perish but that all should come to a knowledge of the truth. It is an amazing thing to me, but it is not without suffering. Believe me. This is a lonely road. Very few people whose souls cannot be purchased and some can be bought for virtually nothing at all. In the end the Lord promises to restore us, but we must always remember that it is the souls of men that are at stake and even one man’s soul is worth more than anything this world can offer!

“For what is it if a man shall gain the whole world but lose his own soul?” What we can see at the end of this dream is a picture of grace. Unmerited favor. Nothing that can be earned but is freely given. This is what Christ offers all of us and the only release from prison is truth. It is the truth that makes us free.