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… Read More Looking for Air
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… Read More What We Give Back to God
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… Read More Feelings and Truth
Christmas break is over for most. This means it’s time to get back at it. To the grind. Whether it is work, school, or life, the relaxed atmosphere of Christmas/New Year’s is behind us. On top of that, it is now 2021. With a new year comes many expectations for ourselves and the world. I… Read More Only One Shot
You are the light of the world…Matthew 5:14 What does it mean to be the light? This is a question thas has been on my heart over the last few months. How can I be the light at home, in my community, or with strangers? There is a lot of darkness this year. A lot… Read More Where Is Your Light?
With all the talk of a COVID-19 vaccine, questions of returning back to normal start to come to my mind. Things like: Going to a packed movie theater. A professional baseball game. Even just standing in an awkwardly crowded elevator. At first all these things sound great. These are experiences we have missed out on… Read More Back to Normal?
On Thanksgiving morning, I woke up to rain. Not the little sprinkle type, but the cats and dogs type. I had a virtual half marathon to run. Maybe I could run it on the apartment treadmill? Nope. They clean the gym every 45 minutes. So, I tied my sneakers tight. Put my iPhone in a… Read More You Are Capable
I think it is safe to say that 2020 has been a year of chaos in many respects. Uncertainty has lingered through the air for most of the year. We are running from a virus that we cannot see, yet its effects are devastating. We have all been impacted this year. Some of us have… Read More Love Through The Chaos
1 month ago I saw my bride through my tear-filled eyes. Our wedding did not go as we planned. Our guest list was cut down from 200+ to 22. We did not have the big venue we envisioned. We did not have a DJ. We did not have a beautiful honeymoon on an island. It… Read More Marriage and Manhood
There is not much to say that has not been said. People are dying at alarming rates. Jobs are being lost every second. People are stuck in apartments, houses, and other countries. The world is spinning in a wild confusion. Wedding plans are up in the air. Churches have been locked for weeks. Streets are… Read More Trust Anyway