I thoroughly enjoy my moments of quiet and relaxation. That typically happens before my family is awake or out on a country road riding my bicycle. Lately, life has traveled far from tranquility. It’s loud, stormy, and, stressful. In about every arena that I am involved – it feels like a storm is brewing. For … More He Speaks in the Noise
The past several months have been some of the best months I have experienced in a long time. Why? Read on… Over the past couple of years (and maybe more), I have struggled to see where God is, where I am in God, and where it is I belong. I have sought the Lord. I … More Encouraging faith around the toilet
Have you ever ridden the log ride at Six Flags or at some other park? Lately my life has seemed much like I am riding a log ride (just not as fun). My life is in motion bumping up against the parameters (or shall I say the principles) of life. All the while, I know there is a destination … More Can you see what God is doing?
It’s somewhere north of here! There are a few songs I really like to listen to when I drive… especially when I am going through a contemplative season. It’s that season again. “Somewhere North” by Derek Webb is one of those songs. It’s a muggy night in Houston And all the intersections are like full service stations … More Where’s my mind?
I recall sitting in my bedroom on Walnut Dr. It was summer. I think I was 19 years old. I knew what God was wanting to do with me at the time. I knew what He was calling me to do. I knew what He was preparing. But I had this fear of stepping out … More Why all the fear?
After reading a passage in Psalms and reflecting on some things in and around my life – I have begun some evaluation. These are some random questions I began to ask myself: Who do I trust? Why? Do I trust anyone with everything about me? Or do I pick and choose certain people depending on the circumstance? … More Trust
Catalyst… I was there! Catalyst… It’s still bugging me! Catalyst… I can either run to the Truth and embrace it… or I can run from it. From all indications there is no running from it. Total surrender is the only acceptable response. God is on every street corner. He is in the midst of every … More Blocking out the noise in silence…