Scripture or culture? Who or what we allow into our lives and hearts says a lot about who we are when we speak.
Note: I first began writing this post in early to mid-March, only finishing it now in early April. Much has changed in our world since then, but the overall message does not. https://youtu.be/v4_0BrBF2Jc In this episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (Q-Who), Captain Jean-Luc Picard and Guinan are discussing the events of the Enterprise's encounter… Continue reading Kick in the Complacency
Dear Chewey - my love letter to my dog, my friend, my savior.
A few years ago I embarked on a social media project. It was a project about encouragement. I began thinking about the impending New Year's and the inevitable resolutions that people make. What is it they say? A high percentage of resolutions are broken within the first few weeks of January. People have good intentions… Continue reading What’s Your Word?
My most memorable Christmas ever is forever linked to pain. Labor pain to be exact.
I am in soul searching mode right now. An empty nest tends to do that to a person.
My parenting journey has come full circle. And, let me tell you, it ain't easy.
The disciples were asked to wait while Jesus prayed. They couldn't wait an hour. If it were me, I would be sleeping too.
I think God laughed. Or chuckled. Or did that thing we people do when we shake our head and laugh at people who are flailing badly at something. Okay, okay. Maybe not laughed, but He was definitely doing something as He watched me hitting those branches. They were in my way and I was venting… Continue reading Branch Slapping
There's no place I'd rather be than with my Father. On Friday night, I attended what is called a "Worship Night" at a local neighborhood downtown. I had heard about it a month ago and didn't think anything of it. Meh, I thought. For whatever reason - God - I decided to go. I don't know… Continue reading The Father’s Place