I’ve contemplated sharing my story for years. I’ve written and re-written this story, trying to perfect the words so that I speak as eloquently and gracefully as possible. Over those years, I’ve realized that eloquence is not always necessary, but transparency is. I am sharing my story because 50 innocent lives were taken at Pulse Nightclub… Continue reading Into the Light.
I wish I handled situations with grace. ...But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger… [James 1:19] I think a good way to describe me in times of stress and conflict is the exact opposite of this verse. I am QUICK to anger, and QUICK to speak; and I really don’t want… Continue reading Anger and Grace.
Stick with me. Before you throw fire in my face, just stick with me. This isn’t another blog defending personal beliefs about the Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner situation. This is a chance to have a different perspective. Bruce Jenner came out as “transgender” in a 20/20 interview. Which, unless you’ve been shielding yourself from social media, TV,… Continue reading Caitlyn Jenner can bring God the glory
Recently, my views on marriage have been confronted. Don’t worry ladies and gents, I’m still on the market. But my opinion on this “long-term commitment” has definitely been tested. So in my quiet time this morning (super-Christian over here!) I made a feeble attempt to figure out what the point of marriage is.Growing up as… Continue reading marriage.
Today I want to throw a shout-out in Paul's direction, the guy wrote Romans 1-16, which includes Romans 12:1-21, which includes Romans 12:12, which includes the following words:Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. [Romans 12:12]I read these words, in the little chunk of verses entitled "Marks of the True Christian,"… Continue reading Hope, patience, and prayer…oh my
I was being super spiritual and doing a morning devotion a few days ago when I came across the familiar verse, Philippians 4:13. I didn’t even need to open my Bible. I pictured myself finishing my first half-marathon in record time and getting a first place medal that weighs my neck down because it is… Continue reading Philippians 4:13 for the non-athletes
Work was very slow yesterday. But it gave me some time to think about my disobedience, which really isn't that fun to think about. This is about as far as I got before I decided to do my actual job, but I did discover what I think may be a big part of my reluctance… Continue reading NEWSFLASH: I’m More Valuable than a Raven