picture from thefilmspectrum.com Day 1 - finished thoughts. I had a friend of mine comment yesterday with two, very insightful thoughts on truly following wherever Jesus may lead us. The first was the idea that we tend to limit God because we are unwilling to take risks, to dream big or maybe it's because we've never … Continue reading 40 Day Journey – with Dietrich Bonhoeffer – Day 1 finished
Life is a gift, A gift is our life But to live a life, that is ours to do. Our gift is to be shared, Our life shared with others To encourage, to laugh, to cry, to celebrate, to mourn Life is complex, glorious, fragile and all to fleeting. As we move through time and … Continue reading A Word about Life
I think I've reached that time in life that seems to happen to individuals who are usually in their 60's, 70's or later. You know, when they reach that age where they don't care what they say or how they say it. In some cases, they really don't care if it hurts your feelings or not, they … Continue reading A Story
I wonder how many people woke up this morning and decided that today would be a day to hate other people. To purposefully seek out opportunities where they might have the opportunity to hurt others; either by word or action. My hope would be that no one would intentionally start their day in this manner … Continue reading Life Lesson Series – Choose to Love
I originally posted this back in December but thought it was worth a re-post for this series. This is one life lesson that is very much a learned skill and discipline. Ask yourself, How often do you truly listen to the world around you? When in conversation how often do you truly engage the person … Continue reading Life Lesson Series – Listening
Ed Dorsey, Richard Hilton,Truman Bryant, Bob Cannon, Mickey Redfern, Pete Carter, Tommy McMillan, Dixie Glisson, Scott Willis, Chuck Allen, Craig Schmidle, Dr. Ron Davidson and Bobby McGraw. Some of these names you may recognize but most of them you probably don't. If you know me however, then you know each of them, if only a … Continue reading Life Lesson 1 – Share the Journey
The longer I live the more I find myself asking the question...Why? Why do Cub fans get excited every spring and think that yes, finally, this is their year? Why is it that the things that taste the best are the worst for you and vice versa? Why is Taylor Swift nominated for best female … Continue reading Why bother?
I left off the last post with the question, What is God's Will for My Life? You here this question or statement a lot while hanging out with Christians, usually something like - "if you could pray for me, I am praying that I would do God's will". Or maybe you hear - "I feel … Continue reading What is God’s Will for My Life?
I thought I would take the time and try to put a wrap on my recent South Africa trip. I have not been the same person since that trip and my hope is that I never again, take for granted, this incredible life that I have been given. Before South Africa I was doing just … Continue reading South Africa Revisited
As we got into the teaching time with the students, you could sense their excitement in having new people come to share with them. As I looked around the room, all of them had their bibles out and were on the front edge of their seats and all eyes looking forward. Initially I was nervous … Continue reading People are just people – 11/8/12