From Thanks to Amen

The other day, my wife shared with me a very interesting story.  My wife had a friend and her son over.  At some point during their time, my youngest son sits on the stairs and says, “Pray”.  He folds his hands, bows his head and says, “Thanks.  Amen”.  

Evening Meditation 3-29-17

You love justice and hate evil.     Therefore God, your God, has anointed you,     pouring out the o

What You Can Know When You Want to Say, "No!"

I was scrolling through Facebook and found a quote that cut right to the heart of what I have been learning lately:

“Only if your God can outrage you and make you struggle will you know that you worship the real God and not a figment of your imagination.” – Timothy Keller

It’s just like any other relationship, only more because God’s thinking is so much higher than ours. There will be conflict between what we believe or want and what God says or asks of us. When this happens, we will struggle with our heart.

A Change In State

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God – Romans 12:2

Black Dog


While running, I try to stay aware of my surroundings. Even though I run with earbuds in, I keep the sound down and continually scan the area around me and up ahead. This practice helps me avoid collisions with traffic, bicycles, other runners and stray dogs. You can never be too careful.


Begin Again

Again, the spirit has called and called me here to write and to share. Again and again I allowed myself to get caught up in things that distracted me. Now, here I am with a six-month-old baby wishing I had been recording my spiritual insights and experiences here all along and kicking myself for not doing this day after day.

32 & Single

In 21 days I turn 32.

I’m still single.

In fact, it’s been 10 years since my last serious relationship.

At first, I chose not to date because I was starting a new career and a lot of change was taking place in my life. I didn’t want to add another human into it.

Then that career really took over my life.

Price of Godliness (Imprisonment 1)


Devotion for Thursday March 30, 2017

Topic: Price of Godliness (Imprisonment 1)

Text: Genesis 39:19 – 23


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