Skin in the Game

I have been thinking about getting older recently, how I am ultimately more out of touch with the times. I am having a…

Sacred Ugly Power Lines

Father, It seems to me that it would be easier to perceive that “the earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof” if I…

Heaven bound but no Earthly good

“Do you thirst for a heavenly realm, a place beyond the hard, brutal existence of life on earth? Have you encountered…

The Kingdom of Mint Juleps and Sugary Beignets

A few days ago we attended Disneyland for the fourteenth time this year with my 2 kids and my wives parents. Earlier in…

Marriage as Martyrdom

Someone recently said of marriage that it is the only martyrdom in which you get to pick the instrument of your death.…

Certificate of Recognition

I had always been troubled by the statement Jesus made to Peter out on the sea of Galilee, after his first recorded…

Saved By A Mental Breakdown

My throat suddenly clenched closed, it was hard to breathe, the first thought was that I was having a panic attack. I…