how Christians can be like any other spiritual person and how they can stand out different

James and I spent most of yesterday and this morning in historic Jerome, Arizona.  We stayed at the Surgeon's House, a bed and breakfast run by a very sweet lady named Andrea.  The 100 year old Surgeon's house used to be the headquarters for nurses working for the local hospital before it was used as … Continue reading how Christians can be like any other spiritual person and how they can stand out different

A slow-to-believe believer’s thoughts on Good Friday

It's Good Friday.There's a tsunami of meaning in those three words.Maybe for you it's just TGIF.I get it.  Honestly, I grew up hearing the story of Jesus' death and resurrection, but for years it made no connection with my soul.  If I'm honest the celebration (if you can call it that) of Good Friday has … Continue reading A slow-to-believe believer’s thoughts on Good Friday

There’s no time for this! {Warning: I’m yelling in this post. At myself mostly.}

You know what keeps you locked in a cage of doing what you know is wrong when there's a clear way out? A total ignorance, a total unawareness, a total blindness, a total denial of the times.When a person knows their about to die you know what they don't do? They don't say, "You know … Continue reading There’s no time for this! {Warning: I’m yelling in this post. At myself mostly.}

Advent meditation: It’s for freedom that he set us free

For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. ...For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. - Galatians 5:1,13I've been thinking about this a lot today. … Continue reading Advent meditation: It’s for freedom that he set us free

“There is a kind of happiness and wonder that makes you serious. It is too good to waste on jokes.” – C.S. Lewis

When I read Psalm 8, my mind goes to Lamentations 5.What is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him? Yet you have made him a little lower than the heavenly beings and crowned him with glory and honor. -Psalm 8:4-5 The joy of our hearts has … Continue reading “There is a kind of happiness and wonder that makes you serious. It is too good to waste on jokes.” – C.S. Lewis