friends · Memorial

Susan’s Memorial Week on WordPress

Thank you to Andy Oldham at Christian Grandfather for helping me to spread the news of Susan’s Memorial Week on WordPress. As many celebrate her memorial in Brentwood, California today, we would like to celebrate her all of this week. If your heart is so moved, please write a post in honor of Susan and link… Continue reading Susan’s Memorial Week on WordPress

Atheists · war

There are No Atheists in Foxholes, or during Hurricanes…

“There are no atheists in foxholes,” Father William T. Cummings It’s been a week of chaos. Making preparations for the storm, counting bottles of water, tuna cans, lanterns and the like. Our hurricane impact windows had not yet arrived so we were stuck- do we stay here or head to mom’s? Mom and Dad are… Continue reading There are No Atheists in Foxholes, or during Hurricanes…

God · The Me Generation

The Truth is Offensive

“We’ve all been raised on television to believe that one day we’d all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars. But we won’t. And we’re slowly learning that fact. And we’re very, very pissed off.” Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club The morning started out quite normal. 5:30 am exhaustion, a check of email, scripture reading,… Continue reading The Truth is Offensive

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