Permission to Fail

Here we are closing in on the end of February, aka the longest and shortest month of the year. I’m not sure why it always feels so daunting. Maybe it’s the moment we have to be honest with ourselves about our new year goals and resolutions. What? Oh, yeah… you know what I’m talking about. … More Permission to Fail

Stumbling Block

  Have you ever set a goal and told others so they could encourage and support you along the way? What did that goal look like for you? Weight loss? Going back to school? Quitting drugs or alcohol? Studying your bible or spending more time with God? If you’re like me, I have to surround … More Stumbling Block

Press In

One year ago, I experienced several injuries back to back. As I reflect over that time, I’ve taken many lessons away from those injuries. First, never wear sandals in the rain. You may slip while getting into a vehicle and break a toe. Second, never, and I do mean never, wear socks or long pants … More Press In

The Day After

“When the Lord made a covenant with the Israelites, he commanded them. “Do not worship any other gods or bow to them, serve them, or sacrifice to them. But the Lord, who brought you up out of Egypt with might power and outstretched arm is the one you must worship. To Him you shall bow … More The Day After

Choosing Sides

I made the decision to follow Christ 30 years ago this month. I was 9 years old at the time. I wasn’t forced. It wasn’t shoved down my throat. I wasn’t scared into it. It happened as I was being read the story of the crucifixion of Christ. There came a point that I just … More Choosing Sides

Dust

Rabbi’s, back in the days of old, had a process in taking on a disciple.  I am going to list the three sections followed in discipling.  This wasn’t a month or two long process, this process begun at the age of 6 and up to as young as 14. Section 1: Bet Safar Typically from the … More Dust

Not a Survivor

During times of meditation, God gave me a message to pass on:  He does not want us to be survivors in this life; He earnestly desires for us to become what He made us to be…CONQUERORS.  The Holy Spirit came to me in all gentleness and impressed this word on my heart: “I love you…I … More Not a Survivor

Neon Idol

“And the people bowed and prayed, to the neon god they made…” -“The Sound of Silence”, Simon and Garfunkel Yesterday I was talking with Laura, and and we got on the topic of what my ideal home looks like, and by extension, what my ideal life looks like. I described to her a house, away … More Neon Idol