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…

Never Too Late

I often ask myself, “Is what I’m doing helping the world?  Is it helping others? Is it bringing people to have abetter life in some way?” For the last year, well 10 months which isn’t technically a year, but close enough, I have been on the job hunt.  I’ve sent out dozens of resumes, filled…

Are You Choosing To Fall?

It’s a simple question that can range across the board: How Much? When this question popped into my mind in the early morning hours it wasn’t about money, or time, or anything with a risk attached to it.  I asked myself, “How much?” because I am pondering how much I love Christ.  How much I…

It’s Found In The Valley

For the past two days I’ve been incredibly down.  I’ve felt like someone spiritually ran me over with a steam roller then came back around picked me up and did it again.  It’s weird because I’ve been very positive lately about business not being well and us not being at the top of our game…

Another Reminder

I wanted to simply offer a snippet filled with Hope.  In light of processing all of God’s creation, I am in awe of Him. His very nature. His Love.  His Grace. His majestic artistry. All of this processing and meditating has me wondering a few things about God.  It has me pondering big questions that…

For All To Hear

Outside of the obvious, there is something incredibly powerful beneath the surface when it comes to death.  Something that doesn’t quite bring joy. Even when a person has been suffering and leaves this earth for what’s beyond, we still grieve.  I grieve not for them, but for me.  I grieve because I will miss them,…