Are You Helping Your Tribe?

An anime, a rom-com, and a youtube from a Catholic priest all walked into my head... ūüėÄ ¬† I have been thinking about families and tribes and friends and groups and 'bands of brothers'. ¬† Are you and I actively seeking ways to help others in their quests, struggles, activities? Are we acting like a…

Choosing My Lane

"The heart of man deviseth his way, And Jehovah establisheth his step." Proverbs 16:9 I have the opportunity to run for county commissioner for my district. There are parts of the job that I could do well.¬† However, if I am honest with myself, there is a lot of the job that frankly is not…

You Snooze, You Win

I think the church needs to emphasize one day of rest.¬† I do not mean "Attend Church On the Sabbath Or Else".¬† I mean tell congregations "Look, the Lord took a day.¬† Trust Him that it is ok for you to take a day.¬† Encourage a day of REST in your family.¬† It does not…

How Much God In Our Days?

16¬†Rejoice always, 17¬†pray without ceasing, 18¬†give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you."¬† 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 ESV How much do you bring Him into your day? How often do you pray, contemplate, sing to, worship, write or paint to, dedicate your daily tasks to, read the…

A Day Of Rest

Today is my day of rest.¬† I stay comfortable and still, as my mind and body heal from the little abrasions of the week.¬† I generally watch something with my almost grown kids, love on my sweetie, eat well and nourishing foods.¬† I dismiss the work that waits for me--it can wait one more day.¬†…

My Vision For Intellectual Christians

My vision.¬† That is a dangerous precept....that my vision is God's vision.¬† I am not saying it is at all.¬† However, I submit it to Him and to you.¬† May it be found worthy and His plan. My vision is to re-unite learning and faith, science and sacred, intellectual and believing.¬† Re-establishing God as head…