God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference. Our country is a collective addict. We are a united state of our dysfunction. We near the moment of acceptance that will move us to the place where we consult […]Read More Hate In the Name of Love.
It is a slippery slope when we turn back the clock on progress of inclusion in America. Here in Georgia we had state hospitals like the one in Milliedgeville, Georgia that involuntarily housed those with mental health diagnoses. After it had already closed, I spoke to peers there in 2003 and we were given a […]Read More Lock Up Guns or Lock Us Up?
Didn’t watch it. Wouldn’t watch a Republican debate on the subject even without an incumbent. Haven’t seen TV in over 2 months. Life’s never been better, but these are not the points. People in of and of themselves are individuals living their own story. No person on this earth unless they are a family or […]Read More Be the Change You Wish to See
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
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
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.
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.
Thinking negatively is perpendicular to the way God made us to be. God made our self-to be aligned with the way things are in heaven, absolute perfection.Read More Perpetual Wisdom
And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him. – Gen 2:20 KJV For man was busy, he had been set apart from God by his own desire for knowledge. It […]Read More Wearied Under the Willow, but Home.