Sandy Warner ~





I saw a family of black bears with surf boards. Even the little cub had a surf board.  They were heading out to have fun riding the waves.


[In my spiritual language with the Lord, bears have always represented fear, including the fear of the Lord.  It totally depends upon our relationship with our Father, as to what type of fear!!!!  One is raw fear from the threat of reaping what we sow without His loving grace and the other is raw respect of His grand awesomeness in being Sovereign and The Boss.  What He says goes, and we don’t argue with that or rebel from His Words, else we are trained by negative feedback, which is painful.]



Heb 12:5-11 NLT  And have you forgotten the encouraging words God spoke to you as His children? He said, "My child, don't make light of the LORD's discipline, and don't give up when He corrects you.  (6)  For the LORD disciplines those He loves, and He punishes each one He accepts as His child."  (7)  As you endure this divine discipline, remember that God is treating you as His own children. Who ever heard of a child who is never disciplined by its father?  (8)  If God doesn't discipline you as He does all of His children, it means that you are illegitimate and are not really His children at all.  (9)  Since we respected our earthly fathers who disciplined us, shouldn't we submit even more to the discipline of the Father of our spirits, and live forever?  (10)  For our earthly fathers disciplined us for a few years, doing the best they knew how. But God's discipline is always good for us, so that we might share in His holiness.  (11)  No discipline is enjoyable while it is happening it's painful! But afterward there will be a peaceful harvest of right living for those who are trained in this way.



Head strong.  I am not angry with you. But I am concerned.  May I talk to you? [He then said a sentence that meant not to recycle old, past habits] You graduated.  Grace.  I saw a fearful, giant brown grizzly bear standing up face to face to a 6’5” man.  Trust and obey there is no other way to be happy in Jesus but to trust and obey. 



Tonight I turned to this W2P at the website:



There are so many who are being weighed in the balance between the fear of the Lord and love for the world. On one side there are those who are walking in the fear of the Lord, fully clothed and covered. Those who are not, are walking naked and exposed. Dear ones, let go of the weights that so easily beset you and keep you from entering into the experiences of the kingdom of God. Holding onto these weights is in putting your faith in danger. Keep your garments and keep them without spot, lest you miss your flight and be sent to the fire of tribulation.


“Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.” (Heb 12:1 NKJV)


Rev 7:9-10 NKJV
After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude which no one could number, of all nations, tribes, peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes, with palm branches in their hands, 10 and crying out with a loud voice, saying, “Salvation belongs to our God who sits on the throne, and to the Lamb!”


Rev 3:17-19 NKJV
Because you say, ‘I am rich, have become wealthy, and have need of nothing’ — and do not know that you are wretched, miserable, poor, blind, and naked — 18 I counsel you to buy from Me gold refined in the fire, that you may be rich; and white garments, that you may be clothed, that the shame of your nakedness may not be revealed; and anoint your eyes with eye salve, that you may see.


Rev 16:15 NKJV
“Behold, I am coming as a thief. Blessed is he who watches, and keeps his garments, lest he walk naked and they see his shame.”


Let the wicked forsake his ways.


Isaiah 55:7 Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts: and let him return unto the LORD, and he will have mercy upon him; and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon.



Precious one, I have taken you through years of training.  You know what is of faith and what is not. You know what pleases Me and what does not.  You know when you do not please Me that it puts veils between us.  You know all the cycles of failing, withdrawing, running away and then returning with shame.  Is that the life you want to live?  Does this reflect Who I AM to you? 


Dear heart!!!!  Yes you learned all that you needed to live a life of obedience to My Word, to know My loving Father’s heart for you. You know My grace, My mercy and forgiveness.  What else can I say?  Come here dear child.  Please do not return to old cycles of withdrawal. Run to Me, let Me simply hold you until My love soaks through all the layers of rebellion.  I know your nature already, it is not a surprise to Me.  Where discipline could not reach you, let My grace and love reach through the layers and bring you back to Me. 


My grace and favor is not something to take advantage of. My grace is always coupled with the fear of God.  You know both my kindness and My severity.  Regarding your behavior, you need nothing else to know, for I am both.  As you embrace both sides of Who I AM, you will be given grace to walk the fine line between both.  Run to Me when you fail and let Me help you stand again.  When you fail I will always help you land right side up onto your feet.


Rom 8:1-9 NLT  So now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus.  (2)  And because you belong to Him, the power of the life-giving Spirit has freed you from the power of sin that leads to death.  (3)  The law of Moses was unable to save us because of the weakness of our sinful nature. So God did what the law could not do. He sent His own Son in a body like the bodies we sinners have. And in that body God declared an end to sin's control over us by giving His Son as a sacrifice for our sins.  (4)  He did this so that the just requirement of the law would be fully satisfied for us, who no longer follow our sinful nature but instead follow the Spirit.  (5)  Those who are dominated by the sinful nature think about sinful things, but those who are controlled by the Holy Spirit think about things that please the Spirit.  (6)  So letting your sinful nature control your mind leads to death. But letting the Spirit control your mind leads to life and peace.  (7)  For the sinful nature is always hostile to God. It never did obey God's laws, and it never will.  (8)  That's why those who are still under the control of their sinful nature can never please God.  (9)  But you are not controlled by your sinful nature. You are controlled by the Spirit if you have the Spirit of God living in you. (And remember that those who do not have the Spirit of Christ living in them do not belong to Him at all.)  


UPDATE HEARD:  After typing and then re-reading this Word to Ponder, I heard:  America.



Words from the The Quickened Word are excerpts from the journals of Sandy Warner. To better understand how God speaks, read Sandy’s book, “101+ Ways God Speaks, And How to Hear Him.” Website: Email: