We live in this juxtaposition of pace of life. We are encouraged to slow down, to take it all in, to rest and reflect, to be in the moment. Yet, the pace of life sweeps us up, pushes us further, consumes us in the chaos, moves us faster than ever thought possible.
[Last week I had the privilege to be apart of a best friend’s wedding. The following is a moment that I will never forget. Congratulations Amanda & Tyler! I love you both.] A man in a suit stands, adjusting his cuffs. A man of confidence and control. But today he is far from being in control. […]
For the past month or so I have refrained from drinking coffee. This was quite the undertaking for me since I regularly consume four cups a day. I always wondered if it was physically possible for me to give it up, but what actually got me to take the plunge was a Christian tradition called […]
Good music encapsulates two things. Heart & Intimacy Heart, meaning that the lyrics, rhythm, and music connects with something deep down inside of us. It’s all too easy to get the mind excited about a beat, sound or (nowadays) a dance. It is a challenge to engage with the heart. I would like to say […]
I had the opportunity to hold a baby last night. Her name is Riley. She is a month old. I have never held such a fragile thing in my life. With difficulty, I held her head in place as she slept. So fragile. My God chose to enter the world in the exact same way. […]
The following post is from a good friend of mine, Summerlin. Enjoy. I had a dream years ago where I was standing on a branch that jutted out horizontally from a tree. The branch was thicker where it was attached to the trunk but the further it went out, the narrower that branch got. And as […]
The thought, “Know the shoulders upon which you stand,” comes to mind after viewing the movie “Luther.” Other than a denomination being named after him I knew nothing of him. Martin Luther was a man who wrestled with his faith, literally. Through out his life fits of rage would overcome him when he prayed. He dared […]