The Bite Without Venom
Pain and suffering will come but not overtake us.
Asleep at the Wheel
A blog post about waking up from the monotony.
Leave the Thoughts Behind
Reflection on thoughts, worries, and rumination.
Enthusiasm and Virtue
I have been reading the book “Transformation in Christ” by philosopher Dietrich Von Hildebrand. The main goal of this book is an analysis of how we can transform our life and go from old to new in Jesus. One quote from the book that I recently read was: “We mistake our enthusiasm for a virtue…
Slowly and Persistently Refined
One of the definitions of the word refine is: “remove impurities or unwanted elements from (a substance)…” Today, I wanted to reflect on this word and how it relates to Christian life, specifically during the start of Lent. All of us, as Christians feel a call to be refined. We feel a desire to be…
God Always Goes the Extra Mile
In the Bible we read of many healing miracles from Christ and the apostles. Recently, one passage in particular has impacted me. In Mark 7:31-37 Jesus goes into the district of Decapolis. Here people bring to Jesus a deaf man with a speech impediment hoping for a healing. Jesus takes the man away, touched his…
Looking for Air
When will life lead me to myself A piece of marble to be chiseled To uncover gifts and grace When will life lead me to you A tide that presses the driftwood to shore To carry and conjoin When will life lead me to God A bud bursting to meet sun A bird, mid-flight, looking…
A Year Off
My last post was April 17, 2021. It has been almost a year since writing a blog post. I have taken a bit of a hiatus this year with writing in general. There is so much to write about. Here’s to starting again.
What We Give Back to God
Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about talent and not wasting our days. I’ve been thinking about procrastination, scrolling on social media, and browsing the internet. I’ve been thinking about work and responsibility. I’ve been praying for change. Last night, I was sitting in my car outside my parents house. My wife was finishing up…
Feelings and Truth
At the start of a half marathon you feel good. The wind is pushing you forward. The sweat has yet to start dripping down your face. The sun is out. Yet, a few miles in things start to feel different. Your breathing quickens. You feel a small side cramp that seems to grow larger each…