My heart was broken Sunday as I heard the news of the shooting at the First Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, TX. Nothing prepares you for that news, so I can’t even fathom what the families and community are going through. My mind cannot wrap
This is a free verse poem/spoken word piece I wrote today. I hope it comes across in reading the way I want it to. Enjoy. The First Time I Saw Him Everything changes when he walks in the room. I’ll never forget the first time
Do you ever look at a tree and wonder about all the things it’s seen? I do. We have a large tree outside of our living room window and I often look at it and wonder about everything it’s been through. I remember the ice
This morning I’ve been dwelling on one of the most agonizing moments in history. The moment when Jesus prayed in the Garden of Gethsemane. We read about it and we may appreciate it for a short time, but take a minute and think about it
My grandmother had one of the largest orchards I’ve ever seen. You could just stand and inspect at all the different fruits for hours. I know some of my family reading this are probably thinking I’m crazy, because my grandmother didn’t have a literal orchard.
How many of you have asked that question? My guess is pretty much every one of us. There are times in my life where I felt God had forgotten me. Let’s break it down. When do you usually feel forgotten by God? For me, and
Imagine it, you’re having a bad day, maybe you’re running late, spilled your coffee, and nothing is going right. No, this has nothing to do with today being Monday. It does have everything to do with turning a bad day around. I know that none
I’ve always been fascinated by potter’s wheels. I don’t know what it is. Maybe its the way the clay just bends and shapes so easily. It’s so amazing to watch a lump of clay turn into something. We all know the story in Jeremiah in
The truth will stand when the world is burning. I worked with a lady who used that phrase often. The first time I heard it, I thought about it. You know how it is, there are some things you know but when someone says it
Today I’m bringing you a guest post by a very talented young man named Michael. This post is pretty amazing. I hop you enjoy it. Michael and I met through the Faithful Bloggers website. Please head over to his blog after reading his post here.
I’m sure a lot of you have heard the saying, “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” I’ve heard it for the most of my life. Sometimes situations in life get us to the point where
Waiting. It has to be one of the hardest things for me to do. As a kid, I’d wait for Christmas and it seemed like the hardest thing in the world to do. Ask my mom, I don’t know how many Christmas mornings I’d wake
Hey guys, I was asked to provide a guest post today for a young man who is a senior in high school. He has an amazing blog. I wish I had been on top of it at that age! This guy is going to go
Before I get started I wanted to share with you that I will be guest posting on a blog soon. There is a young man named Michael Jaymes and he has invited me to post on his blog while he is gone on his senior
I know before I begin that this post may be a little controversial, but I don’t mind that. I’m going to start wading into more controversial topics that I feel the church needs to deal with. So this may be the first one of many.