Events like marriages, engagements, graduations, job promotions and pregnancies are some of the most exciting and joyful events to happen in someones life. Continue reading
Time moves slowly when you watch the clock
Two days ago I had a job offer at
9am that was going to fly me out to Dallas Texas and do contract work for two weeks paying good money. That same day at 7:30pm the contractor pulled out of the deal. Continue reading
This is sober joy.
Joy grounded and founded in the same place our lives stop: The Rock.
Joy is connected to death. If you do not see the beautiful bow that ties the two, then please read on to see the tree. Continue reading
Just like anything else we do, being a loving person requires work. This work is not something we may ever perfect in this life. Becoming a person who loves means becoming a person who takes risks. Love is more than giving a hug, and it is more than acts of service like cleaning a tub. Continue reading
Trying Thomas tried to make it or break it. He did not try for a tie. He walked at his own stride with confidence at his side and knew that others would soon fall behind. He had his own poise and his own style. Nothing was intimidating to him. Trying Thomas sang to a different kind of hymn. When presented with a problem, he approached it head on. Because of this many labeled him head strong. Because of this, many considered him to be wrong. But still, Trying Thomas tried. Continue reading
Who is wise among you?
Who has made himself righteous?
Are not all man’s ways devious? Continue reading
Consider this: Your physical presence is more meaningful than all the technological resources of the world.
Consider this: For just as distance strains a relationship so your potential impact on others weakens when your primary channel to connect is technology. Continue reading