There are so many ways to understand the word freedom. According to the good ole Webster Dictionary, freedom is: liberation from slavery or restraint or from the power of another. Liberation. Not constrained. The state of being free. Spiritually speaking, Christians understand this as being free from the bondage of sin. We experience liberation from the "passions of our flesh" and… Continue reading freedom.
King David had a beautifully raw perspective on life. If anyone understands what ultimate satisfaction looks like, I think David had a pretty good grasp. In Psalm 16, he speaks about his reliance on the Creator. You are my Lord; I have no good apart from you. [Psalm 16:2] He is hyper-aware of God’s goodness. Even though he is a King, he… Continue reading Psalm 16
I studied communications in college, and we had to learn so many theories and models. I never thought I would actually use them, but today, I am! In the process of communication, there is a communicator (messenger), the channel of communication, and a receiver. There are a few things in between, but those are the main… Continue reading turn down for what?
There is an oasis close by. I can see it on my map. And my compass is pointing me in that direction. I've been searching for it in the desert for a while, just going where my compass and map take me, trusting that they won't lead me astray. But I'm kind of bored. I'm… Continue reading Psalm 63:1
I'm posting from a Starbucks while I drink a cup of black coffee from my really cool reusable Starbucks cup. I'd like to say that I'm being super hip, but I really just can't get my Internet to work at my apartment and I can't afford anything more than $1.97 worth of black coffee (the… Continue reading frustration.