Sabbath

Sunday was given to me as a grace-filled recognition of my inadequacy and inability to worship the Creator of the universe the way He deserves.

Newsboys, “Where You Belong/Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus”

When you’re dull from all that glitters, when you’re thoughts have a hollow ring, when you can’t escape from the fact you are getting it wrong… All your foolproof plans seem foolish, all your status is status quo, all your really need to know is where you belong. Turn your Continue Reading

Fatherly Observations

My son has arrived. If you haven’t seen him, you should.  He’s pretty much the cutest most awesome bundle of poop making human-ness that exists.  The ‘cutest’ and ‘most awesome’ parts come from my family and friends, the poop from personal experience. Ok, maybe the ‘most awesome’ part is me Continue Reading

The Sacrifice

No power short of that which love possesses is able to inspire the bliss and agony expressed within the pages of O. Henry’s “The Gift of the Magi.”  Love: timeless and eternal.  Della, the dubious heroine, illustrates the full range of emotions which love pulls her through.  Della finds herself Continue Reading

Hope

Our reading in Jeremiah was calling me and I finally gave in and studied/read it last night. Mom: you hit the nail on the head. A discussion I had with a friend helped clarify a part of this passage in my heart. When we reach that point of heartbreak, that Continue Reading

My Neglect

I wrote this as an English class assignment, but it turned out well enough for me to desire the rest of the world view it as well.  Enjoy.   Unfortunately, I read Mrs. Olsen’s short story while listening to a particularly sad song of mine.  It seems the emotions of Continue Reading

Politics is Vital to Christians in America

My Friends, I come to you asking for a few moments of your time regarding the state of our nation.  I am worried over the direction some influential people are pushing America.  Finally acting on this worry, I wrote the following.  I hope that no matter your specific opinions on Continue Reading

The Nature of Scars

What is the nature of an emotional scar?  I believe it is all in how you look at it.  You can look at it as an achievement badge, a lesson learned, a mistake to never be made again, a reminder to that moment in your past.  I’m sure there are Continue Reading

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