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
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?
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
It is both a terrifying reality and a wondrous opportunity when we come to know that we are flammable. Everyday we have the capability of burning with love and kindness or with destruction and hate. We can choose to carry a fire that spreads ferociously into the hearts of those we love. This flame eradicates… Read More You Are Flammable
Today, I was at the beach reading. The theme “Following God’s will” has been on my mind a lot lately. After quite some time the heat of the day came. I usually enjoy going in the waves, but today I was not really feeling it. However, when at the beach, you got to do what… Read More Let the waves carry you
You go into your freezer and pull out that ice cream you have been waiting to eat all day. You grab a spoon from the drawer, open the lid, and dive right into the pint. Yet, the ice cream is as hard as a rock. You keep trying but you are just getting ice cream… Read More Microwave Moments
“I know the demons in the room say it’s more than I can chew but now all I hear is the dinner bell.” -Jon Bellion In life, the voices of self-doubt are going to swarm us like mosquitos in the summertime. It is inevitable. I remember reading about a saint who said something along the… Read More Time to eat!
I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. Philippians 3:14 The most difficult part of the race we are running is remembering we are running a race. We have a goal. Go get it.