Dying Star, or the Fear of Christians

Do you ever just feel down?  I've had that experience on a few occasions this week and I'm not entirely sure why, but it was this evening while I was cleaning up after dinner that I realized I'd not prayed about it.  It's interesting how sometimes we simply roll through life without even talking to… Continue reading Dying Star, or the Fear of Christians

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Stress Therapy, or Leaning on the Everlasting Arms

So it's been about a month and a half since my last post.   I've been busy, but that's not the reason.  I've been tired, but that's not it either.  In fact I wasn't really sure what the problem or cause of my lack of productivity has been until earlier tonight when I was putting… Continue reading Stress Therapy, or Leaning on the Everlasting Arms

In Memory of A Friend

Yesterday morning I woke to a message from my friend Mike.  Our friend Stu had been admitted to the ICU the night before and passed away earlier that morning.  I hadn't known Stu very long.  He recently become a co-worker though I had met him once or twice over the last few years.  He was… Continue reading In Memory of A Friend

Paradise or There and Back Again

I heard this song not long ago and I love it.  I've not been a huge Coldplay fan in the past, but this song is great.  It's almost a kind of hopeful lament which resounds in my heart every time I hear it now.  Why is that?"Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to… Continue reading Paradise or There and Back Again

Q&A: Regarding Ashes and Isaiah 61:3

A friend recently asked me about why people used to cover themselves in ashes and as I considered how best to answer her I figured the process God led me through would make a good post as well. She had been directed to Isaiah 61:3 which as most of you probably know has become a… Continue reading Q&A: Regarding Ashes and Isaiah 61:3