I’m Still a Jesus Freak

For those wondering what that means, let me reminence about my younger years in the 1990s. DC Talk, a Christian music group, released a song and album proclaiming their unwavering belief in Jesus no matter how the world chose to label them. Fast forward to 2016 and we find that the song still rings true,Continue reading “I’m Still a Jesus Freak”

A Quick Thought…

Stress, weariness, fatigue, exhaustion, depression,…and many other words that we use to express a feeling of weakness in mind, body, and spirit. During our brief time on this earth we will be confronted with times of great struggle that can leave us feeling as if the very life has been sucked out of us. YetContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

I forgive you?

When my trust is betrayed, my first instinct is to withdraw from that person; to cut off communication and ostrisize them from my life. My second is to lash out and defend myself. This is especially true when the offense seems as though it is a personal attack. This ringing true for anyone else? AsContinue reading “I forgive you?”

A Quick Thought…

Sometimes we say and/or do things before considering all the consequences. Though we may not mean to, our words and acts can become stumbling blocks to others. As a Christian, one of the greatest shames and what keeps me awake at night is the thought of causing anyone to stumble in their faith or doubtContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

Can God Really Forgive Me?

You can’t change the past, no matter how much you may want to do so. The guilt and shame of your past mistakes may haunt you. You’ll be going along just fine and then a song or a familiar face or some other reminder will bring all those memories back to the surface. If youContinue reading “Can God Really Forgive Me?”

A Kind Word…

When life seems unfair, when we feel misused, when every day becomes a burden, our focus tends to shift from others to ourselves. We are beset on all sides by evil, whether we see it or not. I’m not talking about people, but evil spirits tempting us and telling us there is no hope. Don’tContinue reading “A Kind Word…”

A Quick Thought…

Today, I lost a friend.  I knew him for only a few years, a small fraction of the time he’d spent on this earth, but he shared much of his history with me. As a historian, their are few greater gifts than to openly share your history with another person.  To Walter Wayne Gloyer IContinue reading “A Quick Thought…”

A Final Word (2015)

Saying farewell to a year well spent. I’ve given up trying to summarize so much time into a typical blog post. Instead, I’m going to give you a bit of a preview to what’s waiting in 2016. At the beginning of December, I signed a contract to publish my novel; more to come on that in January.Continue reading “A Final Word (2015)”