We are all monumental mess ups. When we take our trash out, it smells. When we wake up we are usually grumpy and have a lack of ability to make sound decisions. We eat and drink too much at times, as well spend money we don’t have. What we have in common is our ability […]Read More Brokenness Continued
When we walk into the church for the first time as adults we are there for a reason. We are there because we are hurting. We are not there by accident. We have set upon a new answer. Possibly the spending, the sex, the drugs, the depression or the other beliefs have left us wanting […]Read More Blades of Grass
People often say truth is relative these days. I understand your feeling of safety. Is it? Is truth relative when day after day we see mass shootings for senseless reasons.Read More Fearfully and Wonderfully Made
Our inner-self is not unlike the cousin at Thanksgiving we wish wasn’t there.Read More What Does God Need with a Starship?
Meanwhile your hair might be on fire, and you run to your safe place to acquiesce your desire to raise Mary and Martha in the next room.Read More Easy Bakes and Big Wheels
We are a part in the engine that carries the most important cargo.Read More Ode to Joy
The echo of the room of your life’s former companions Of the homes you left yesterday to forage for a sense Of truest form, but not this, not like a shadow with the darkest form You had that day when your senses left that way It is the rooms you left to remove the heft. […]Read More Echoes
Old Mill Park in Roswell, GeorgiaRead More Days of Old
Are the services, the way we treat on the newcomer consistent with the teachings of Jesus, the prophets, the Apostles of God contained in the scriptures of the Holy Bible?Read More Meeting in the Middle?
We pass the moment and the moment is past The ripples begin before the pain erupts We reach for what we’ve got in the lapse of forgotten truth That calms any wave and we pass the moment and the moment is past We pass the moment and the moment is past We’ve got a handle […]Read More the moment is past
We say nice things, It is a kinder, gentler time.Read More letter to 1959
People, if we step out of the boat, and walk by faith that we do have the power to change then we will make a change. The first step however is you. You will never have the courage to make a change in your life or the life of others until you scratch the surface of pride.Read More The Battle is at Our Doorstep
You are enough
not what isn’t his
If it were you wouldn’t be here this way.
That is how you stop gun violence. You parent. You turn the pixel machine off and walk away with your kid(s) following.Read More Pixels, Guns and Money.
We are not who we are until first, we know who we are, and as well can help ourselves in this world without having access to this amazing cash cow that is cyber persona grata.Read More Blackout
Consensus based reality supposes that we understand the same reality to be true because it is agreed upon by those experiencing this same perceived reality. My wife and remember the home we first lived in differently no matter how much we would like. It is hard to imagine how one would perceive every nuance of […]Read More Singularity
Pleasing God isn’t about what you don’t do, it is more important by what you do for others and by Him.Read More Run Your Race
inspired and taught from The Fear of God, by John BevereRead More Choose Life…
not unlike the tattooed man who has a history of each era and moment of his life that with each design tells a new story.Read More i am not a blank slate…
while success, respect and legacy is social currency what is it that you are exactly buying, or buying into: a nice comfortable world where everyone knows what to expect?Read More Harry Potter and White Bread
Ask yourself, I am helping, or am I hurting those whom I influence. If we believe we guide the needle of understanding, which of course is problematic, then say nothing.Read More No, and He is Different.
Decisions are not easy to make and until you have made many unpopular choices, that bring good endings and others bad endings without regard to your reputation.Read More United We Blame
Science has yet to explain the desire to believe in anything other than you. Thank God people many people start there, those that want forgiveness, well that is also amazing.Read More Carbon Dating vs. The Heart
God moves the heart, not legislation. No leader, no movement is ever going to change the human heart. That is God’s job, and I can tell you firsthand that is job one for the Almighty, I would assume, but hey He’s God and I am a blogger with about 10 readers.Read More The First Amendment.
People when given the chance, when you meet them where they are, disarmed, can be loving and not the person you may have imagined at all. They are you and they are me.Read More Pride ≠ Hope
Battling is the key word here as the film’s premise promoted bare-knuckled men locked into a larger struggle against conformity and commercialism. The question begs though, where does God fit in?Read More The Lies of Fight Club
We are not the Teflon pan, we need scrubbing, soap and water from time to time through prayer and a modicum of self-examination and tough love, that should be rooted in love at all times.Read More The Mustard Seed
The truth is in this world there is a large difference between understanding the difference between loving your neighbor and putting them in charge of your assets.Read More Jack Bauer – I Am Not
Recidivism is horrible on a therapist, backslides must also be painful to watch. On the other end of the spectrum, perceived or stated tolerance – that is actually disgusting.Read More Tolerate or Love?
Both sides of the line will tell you to hush, hush – because voices carry.Read More Kinder, Gentler, More Productive…
I began to pray how I was meant and with a mind that was clear. Step by step I walked out, the world’s circumstances don’t stop. You reap what you sow, it takes time to show God that you are indeed not just faithful to him, but faithful to his lessons and word.Read More The Child that Returns
At some points the creations of man have wrecking balls and well as building cranes. We put our creations into the world and at some point whether purposefully or not can fall into the arms of evil as well as good. Unintended harm is in the eye of the beholder.Read More In Turn, You Will be.
While it’s important to always strive and thrive, it’s better to embrace the truth of who you are, before telling others what you are.Read More Brokenness
The new Nike ad has stirred emotion. That somehow dealing with the actual disease of racism and an unlevel playing field and instead worrying about offending those who support not being politically correct. This obvious, unfortunate truth is we understand that this somehow must be the norm, that we must first not discuss any issues […]Read More Home of the Brave
serotonin, dopamine, GABA receptors don’t leap off the page of Emily Dickinson, or A.W. Tozer. However both; highly quotable when needing a hit off the ego bongRead More Misunderstood