How I Handle the Questions of Life

Aug. 31, 2022 by

I’m embarrassed to share this, but I sometimes have questions. Faith questions. The big world overwhelms me, and I melt under the noise of thousands upon thousands who seem to not even notice their creator. The masses move with certainty,

Just Another Manic Monday – Are you too busy?

Mar. 28, 2018 by

If I hear myself say, “I’m so busy” one more time I’m going to toss my phone in the James River and hide the power cord to my laptop. Lately, it seems like every other email I send starts with,

Miracles for the Godless – God Helps Who He Wants to

Miracles for the Godless – God Helps Who He Wants to

Oct. 6, 2016 by

My blog post for today got derailed. I had this inspiring little essay on how our dreams require hard work, but instead I’ve been pondering a recurring question.  You’re going to think this is crazy, but maybe I’m not alone. 

Mark One Off the Bucket List – I Met Os!

Mark One Off the Bucket List – I Met Os!

Sep. 22, 2016 by

Tonight I went to hear Os Guinness speak. It was everything I thought it would be. Brilliant. Inspiring. Thought-provoking. And kind of challenging to my brain. He spoke about the Reformation, Covenant, and government. It was a lot more than

Believing or Just Wishful Thinking – Big Difference  

Believing or Just Wishful Thinking – Big Difference  

May. 20, 2016 by

A wish is rooted in wants. Belief is grounded in truth. There’s something about believing that takes you to places you’ve never been before. Over the last few weeks, I’ve moved through some painful experiences. In the midst of those

Sometimes you have to wait to get what you want

Sometimes you have to wait to get what you want

Feb. 11, 2016 by

And sometimes you wait, and you don’t get what you want. But maybe that’s not so bad. There could be something in the waiting that helps you more than you know. I’ve been on a little bit of a journey.

The World Needs Your Stories

The World Needs Your Stories

Jun. 2, 2015 by

Your stories can bring life and hope into someone else’s darkness. There’s this nagging question thing that keeps slowing me down. I’ll be going along minding my own business, and then BAM! it’s all over me making me wonder about

The Importance of Asking the Right Questions

The Importance of Asking the Right Questions

Mar. 27, 2015 by

Questions may not always bring immediate answers, but they can give you a better understanding of the road ahead.   I like asking questions of other people. Some call it nosey. I prefer to think of it as delightfully inquisitive.

Questioning Faith and Finding No Answers

Questioning Faith and Finding No Answers

Nov. 6, 2014 by

When questioning faith leads you nowhere, maybe it’s time to turn the struggle over to someone else.   Sometimes the struggle slows us down.   Sometimes our hope fails. Sometimes life feels heavy and won’t let up.  And sometimes questioning faith

Melt This Heart of Stone

Melt This Heart of Stone

Jul. 1, 2014 by

 I’ve been having more questions than answers lately. You know the questions. What’s the meaning of life? What’s going to happen next? Why doesn’t God burn bushes anymore?    My guess is most people ask these kinds of questions at

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