God

Do I Really Trust God With Everything?

I have told myself throughout life that I placed all my trust in God.  I think I sold myself on this because I didn’t understand exactly what that meant.  In times of happiness and prosperity it is an easy thing to say. But what happens when things don’t go as planned? What if the things
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When The Heart Becomes Frigid

Lately I’ve become a little cold, not because I live in Alabama in March where it is 75° one day and 35° the next. I’m talking about the inner man, the part that, when fed properly, yearns to grow. It is also the part that, when I live for this flesh, grows dim and frigid.
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Life Ain't Fair

I am not necessarily that wise of a man. I have lived a few years on this rock and have picked up some things along the way.  It is just the basics, mind you, but that’s really where the real living goes on anyway.  When I was a boy I learned early to never mess
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The One That Stood

I am weak.  This comes as no shock to those who have known me a while. It’s nothing to be proud of but I must be honest.  At times in my life I have sat quietly by instead of standing on principles and standards that I believe to be true.  There are times when I
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She and I

My alarm, my nemesis, goes off early around my place.  It gives no thought to how I feel.  Some mornings I think I almost hear it laugh as it rings in my ear. I roll out of bed and head off into the abyss that is the working world. This alone takes up a fair
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Perspective

Morning breaks through the window like an old friend who has visited to cheer you up. I arise from my borrowed bed and gaze out of my window at a beautiful Sunday morning.  I see a church in the distance and consider that, even though I don’t go to that one, soon people will gather
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The Good Ole Days

Somewhere in our distant memory we develop a picture of our childhood. This portrait is painted with the loveliness of youth and the longing for of years gone by. We were joyful, vibrant children with nothing to do but enjoy the fruits of innocence. We do not recall the broken bones or chicken pox we
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Contentment

I woke up early this morning in Monument Valley waiting for the sun to rise.  We have been on the road for a week now and have seen many wonderful things.  I love to travel into the Western U.S.  There is a beauty here that I cannot put into words.  I am constantly taking pictures here but
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Overwhelmed

The ebb and flow of life can sometimes be a little much for us it seems. Lately for me it feels like the days are flying by and things just keep piling up. Once something gets fixed then another problem shows up. I often find myself becoming increasingly frustrated to the point of giving up.
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