Category: God Stuff

When you build it HE will come

I like my house. I like where I live. I like my neighbors. But our house needs a lot of work. It’s mostly cosmetic and minor flaws, but things that remind us daily that we have work to do. Bathroom floors, hardwoods under old carpet, a few holes in the wall, an old deck … […]

Read More →

Learning to Fall

Becoming a Christian later in life is kind of like learning a new sport as an adult. I skied for the first time in my early 30s. I had never been super athletic. I liked to bike ride, could swim, and didn’t mind taking a walk or hiking on a trail, but that’s about it. […]

Read More →

Hope = Patient Endurance

Hope Floats. Hope Springs Eternal. Hope Chest. I hope I get that new job I applied for. I hope my car starts tomorrow. I hope… When hope is used as a verb for most people, it is a wish. Something wanted, but not certain. Otherwise, wouldn’t we say, "I EXPECT that I will get that […]

Read More →

My Walk Mix

I LOVE music. Caveat: Since I am in my mid-40s and no longer “cool,” there is really a limited perspective here on music that may be lost on people who aren’t within 5-10 years of my age … Or maybe this happens to everyone, I don’t know. I’m OK with that, because this first part is […]

Read More →

Gettin’ some Religion Part 1: Jesus is not a picture on the wall

Thinking back about what “religion” or “God” or “Christianity” meant to me as I kid was more about what it WASN’T than what it WAS. My family wasn’t very religious. We were “Methodist” which didn’t mean much to me except it wasn’t one of those “crazy” denominations … although I’m not sure exactly what that […]

Read More →

God Skies, Triggers, and Santa.

I was driving west on I-90 to pick up Maya at school today and noticed the amazing “God Sky.” Some time ago I heard someone call those gorgeous, fiery, orange and red skies this time of year “God Skies.” I guess they’re ALL God Skies, but sometimes they stand out more than others. Today’s God […]

Read More →