In Luke 10:17-20, Jesus cautions his disciples not to get caught up in what great service they have done, “The seventy-two returned with joy,” Jesus knew how easy it is for us to get caught up in what we accomplish and for our personal accomplishments to sway our feelings of “joy.” Jesus received what they … More Living with Real Joy
What season do you find yourself in today? Would you characterize your life as being in the Spring, Summer, Fall, or Winter? I know where I live the season seems a bit messed up. It’s May and I’m writing on the back deck of our home wearing a sweatshirt. The Fall-like weather feels great but … More Seek Him first in your season
A friend of mine asked me after church where I was going to me riding my bicycle that afternoon. After I told him where I was heading he said, “You don’t want to take a wrong turn.” The problem with his statement is that I was already concerned about riding out there since I had never … More “You don’t want to take a wrong turn…”
So often it seems as though I’m trapped in the mundane activities that make up this life I live. I never thought I would find myself where I am today. It’s as if I have become trapped in the rut that has been worn out on the road I’m traveling. These life-less activities have begun to take its toll … More Living beyond the horizon
In the late 80’s I decided to start cycling as a sport. I really didn’t know much about it. I purchased a Road Bike from a friend who had just begun competing in triathlon’s. (The frame was too big for him) My first time out on my bicycle some idiot guys came by and opened their car … More The Challenge
God’s glory is on tour in the skies, God-craft on exhibit across the horizon. Madame Day holds classes every morning, Professor Night lectures each evening. Their words aren’t heard, their voices aren’t recorded, But their silence fills the earth: unspoken truth is spoken everywhere. God makes a huge dome for the sun—a superdome! … More Can you hear it?
I miss those moments I once spent in a Canyon just west of Durango, CO. The memory of the fresh air and the quietness of that spot on our planet is intoxicating. It’s a place I really desire to go and visit once again. There is a small stream that flows down that is so inviting to … More What’s that I hear?