This whole spring has been weird, hasn’t it? Everything around us has changed: schools cancelled, working from home (if you’re able), trying to adjust to social distancing, being smart about what you do and don’t do, where to find toilet paper, trying to flatten the curve, learning how to wear a mask and not touch … More The Oddity of Easter 2020
Week number three of the new reality the Coronavirus pandemic has brought is just getting rolling in my part of the world. As we watch cities like NYC and New Orleans deal with massive outbreaks, the depth of the crisis is beginning to dawn on the rest of us. Social distancing isn’t just a funny … More Thoughts from a Distance
Hard to believe how much I aged in just seven days, ain’t it? I kid, of course, but if you’re like me, you are no doubt still reeling from the rollercoaster ride we’ve been on. It seems with every new bit of news each aspect of day-to-day life has been affected. And just as well … More What a Week!
“I feel like a heretic for saying this,” I told my friend, “but I feel I saw Jesus more in our community last year than I did in scripture.” As the words came out of my mouth, I forced a sideways smile to try and hide the guilt I felt inside for even thinking such … More With a Little Help from My Friends
I remember Christmas Eve candlelight services when I was a kid, when the room would go dark, and I couldn’t see the face of my brother or sisters next to me. Down front, there was one single tiny flame, one candle, flickering in the eerie darkness. Slowly, one candle at a time, the light of … More Punching Back the Darkness
All of us have people that speak into our lives. The question is not if they speak, but is it healing or harmful? I’ve been thinking a lot about this lately. Not an easy post for me to write. I hope it encourages any who might read it. … More Hearing Voices
Pixar movies have a knack for making me tear up, but nothing could prepare me for what Toy Story 4 was going to do to me. … More Buzz, Woody and Ugly Tears
Thinking about the importance of deep, honest relationships … More Deep Waters