The Christian Trader: Angel Wings


angel wings flutter my eyelids awake –Terry Chitwood The brushing of feathers on my eyelids caresses them open, letting the light in. The soft awakening is like flower petals opening, reaching for the sun. I am awakened by the touch of an angel. Messages “Are [angels] not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for […]

The Christian Trader: The Face of Christ


Sunlight through the stained-glass window paints the face of Christ on the hardwood floor of the church. –Terry Chitwood The face of Christ, radiant on the church’s floor, illustrates the divinity of humility. Lying prostrate on the hardwood floor brings us into the right relation to God. Grounded in Christ, we can turn our faces […]

The Christian Trader: Gabriel’s Announcement


The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come down to you, and God’s power will come over you. So your child will be called the holy Son of God” (Luke 1:35, Contemporary English Version). Awaken If you are receptive, the God seed will symbolically impregnate you, injecting you with a higher perspective, leading you to […]

The Christian Trader: Entwined with God


bright maroon vines entwined wholly bound to God –Terry Chitwood If we are wholly bound to God, there is no separation between God and us. We’re continually connected to God. Wondrous or dangerous? Or both? A Consuming Fire Being bound to God is dangerous. “For our God is a consuming fire” (Hebrews 12:29, KJV). We […]

The Christian Trader: Glory to God


Gloria in excelsis Deo echoes off the monastery’s walls lingering on the wind –Terry Chitwood Have mercy on us. Traders, especially, need mercy since most traders don’t realize trading is a spiritual process. Praise God . . . with all your heart, with all your soul, with your whole being—while trading.  Let your trading become […]