Photo by Greg Rakozy on Unsplash I read the story of the cross, of Jesus' death, and I cry. That this sinless, eternal Being would willingly suffer torture and death so that I would have a chance at redemption is both heartbreaking and extremely heartening.I can't help but ask, "Why?" What would possess such a … Continue reading How Myth and Storytelling Point to Intelligent Design
The day went about how one might expect it would go, with many tears and fond remembrances. What is there to say, really? He's gone now. Nothing to do but move forward or risk getting caught in the trap that snared him. There are a few things I'll never forget, like escorting him between cities … Continue reading The Funeral
Swimming in the Sea of Pain
Photo by Francisco Gonzalez on Unsplash Depression isn't as uncommon as I once thought it was, so many of you will probably be able to relate with how I've been feeling. Let me start at the beginning... I've struggled with "emotional issues" my entire life. From overwhelming anxiety to all-encompassing depression; suicidal ideation; over-the-top excitement; … Continue reading Swimming in the Sea of Pain
The Grace of God
Photo by Ben White on Unsplash Writing MusicHoly Water by We The Kingdom I don't know if I can adequately describe how good it feels to know that God looks at me with love. The fact that He's forgiven me of so much is a miracle. I, like most of us, have done some really … Continue reading The Grace of God
Live By Faith, Not Feelings
Photo by Tony Eight Media on Unsplash I want to talk about the state of the world right now. You know, as well as I do, that the coronavirus has thrown this world into a kind of chaos that most people in history might only experience once in a generation. It seems like we've gone … Continue reading Live By Faith, Not Feelings
Peace, Be Still.
Photo by Aaron Burden on Unsplash Writing MusicChristian music mix I've spent a lot of time planting seeds that never bear fruit. I think many of us get in this mindset where we just have to be going. Often it doesn't really matter where we're going, as long as we go. We assume that busyness … Continue reading Peace, Be Still.