There’s this story I heard once of a man in a hole. As he walked down the path, he suddenly fell. He fell into a hole. It was a very large hole, a very dark pit. The walls were steep, the bottom was rocky. There was no way out and no one to help. A doctor came by, but didn’t know what to do. So, he…Read More
Every year when New Year’s Eve comes around, I realize that I haven’t thought of any resolutions to make for the upcoming year. At that point I generally say to myself, “Ah, forget it, resolutions are stupid and impossible to keep anyway.”Read More
I’m beginning to believe
That joy comes in many forms.
Laughing with friends and traveling far,
Bright warm sun on icy cold morns.
Red coffee cups and exciting thoughts,
Sleeping till noon and brand new socks.
“Our false self demands a formula before he’ll engage; he wants a guarantee of success; and mister, you aren’t going to get one. So there comes a time in a man’s life when he’s got to break away from all that and head off into the unknown with God. This is a vital part of our journey and if we balk here, the journey ends….Read More
I find myself grasping for control sometimes. A lot actually. But over the past year I have learned a lot about losing control. Mostly by force really. But losing control is when we learn to trust. Maybe God wants us to give up control of things because he is in control and cannot control if we have such a tight grip of things. Give up…Read More