Panning for Love | Reasons We Leave the Church

Church leaders are wondering why people are leaving the church in such numbers. Thich Nhat Hanh had a good grasp on it 20 years ago. Church authorities must strive to understand the suffering of their own people. The lack of understanding brings about the lack of tolerance and true love, which results in the alienation…

Adios Facebook | A Break-up Letter

Well Facebook, my dear, it’s been an adventure.  We have been together for a long time. There comes a point in every relationship when you come to the realization of whether or not it is an actual healthy relationship.  Sometimes you stay in relationships longer than you should.  I have been hanging on to you…

Set Love Free

So much of our life is consumed and saturated with everything but love.  We can convince ourselves that Love is in this or Love is why we do that, but do we ever just live life fueled with Love and nothing else? I want to begin to love in a way that it is the…

Right or Wrong? Wrong or Right?

I’m wondering if we are afraid to be wrong? I think that for me, personally speaking, I’m okay with being wrong in some areas of my life. I handle being wrong when it’s things that are more easily changed.  But when it falls in my interpretation of scripture or my outlook on God, Jesus, the…

Who’s The Landlord?

One of my favorite authors, speakers, philosophers is Peter Rollins.  Pete is a man from across the pond.  He voice is riddled with Irish dialect, so much at times that you miss every fifth word.  Pete also happens to be one of those people that causes me to doubt, search, read and study more than…

without LOVE

i was inspired to think and reflect after i heard Peter Rollins speak recently.  thank you for the inspiration Mr. Rollins. let me ask you this:  when you are enjoying a meal with people you dearly love and people that dearly love you, are you thinking about the love in the room? no. you are…

lust is a good thing

sometimes lust is a good thing. have you ever met that person who has a genuine lust for life?  the person who wants to live every moment like it’s their last.  i’m not talking about the immature person who has convinced himself/herself that “living life to it’s fullest” is getting drunk out of their mind…