California · finding yourself

Unsure where to go? To the last place where God met you

“We do not need to go away into the depths and the darkness in order to realize the warmth of the light.”  MacLaren Expositions of Holy Scripture It was troubling for me yesterday to read a meditation about a passage in John which discussed Peter going back to his “old” life as a fisherman and… Continue reading Unsure where to go? To the last place where God met you

Big Dreams · Life

Have Big Dreams? Let them all go… A real life commentary on chasing your dream and finding it right where you are

Many people want to take the “jump.” Motivational speakers talk about it, preachers preach it and the secular world has embraced it. This way of living says that the bloom where you are planted theory is dead. We instead need to do “big” things in far off places. We need to become more than what… Continue reading Have Big Dreams? Let them all go… A real life commentary on chasing your dream and finding it right where you are

pain · trials

If it’s easy for you to be a Christian, you’re doing it wrong

I tossed and turned last night. I have tendonitis in my left shoulder, strep throat, a mouth full of sores as a result of that and had a fall out with a friend I love dearly. I’ve been so sick I can’t even muster up the strength to cry, and while I haven’t cursed God,… Continue reading If it’s easy for you to be a Christian, you’re doing it wrong