The Weight of the Waiting

You can almost feel electricity in the air this time of year.  You can see the physical tension between “hurry up” and “wait” hunching everyone’s shoulders as they try to power through.  Billions of people are buzzing around, furiously preparing for something.  Another close of a business year.  Looming family gatherings.  The expectation of a … More The Weight of the Waiting

The Plateau

The path to eternity starts at the base of a mountain. From the beginning of the path, we look up towards heaven. The steep climb looks impossible. Some just never attempt it.  What’s the use? Some convince themselves they can do it. They can do anything if they just try. If they want it bad … More The Plateau

I Confess

I clearly have a lot of confessing to do.  I’ve been publicly pouring it out through this blog.  Why?  Because it is incredibly freeing, and freedom is addictive. con·fes·sion kənˈfeSHən/ noun a formal statement admitting that one is guilty of a crime a statement setting out essential religious doctrine Christianity practices a confession of faith … More I Confess

Ripping Off Bandages

Guilty pleasures.  It’s an oxymoron that I never stopped to ponder before.   Now in pursuit of a holy life, watching in amazement the positive changes happening in my attitude and my soul, the irony is captivating me.  Why don’t I miss the indulgences I used to crave?   My once favorite TV dramas, greasy meals, … More Ripping Off Bandages

Holy Ping Pong

I have been playing ping pong for months.  Actually, years.  Great game when it’s just for fun.  Super frustrating when I’m wrestling with truth. The match is between chasing perfect and striving for holy living. I often feel like I am being tested – will I listen? obey? choose God?  Testing is hard to understand. … More Holy Ping Pong