Stay on the Trail

As many of you know from visiting my blog’s Face book page, I recently visited three of our beautiful national parks: Zion, Bryce Canyon, and Arches, all in Utah. As I was trooping up and down all sorts of trails and switchbacks and barely perceptible paths on sandy shale, I saw many forms of the…

I Don’t Want to Be a Christian Single. I Want to Be a Christian, Married! Help!

As part of an active leadership team in one of our church’s singles groups, I regularly facilitate table discussions on the evening’s topic. Inevitably, our status as singles and how it’s seen and treated like cooties comes up. It has been especially difficult for many of our singles as, over the last several months, various…

The View From Up Here

“It’s easier to go down a hill than up but the view is much better at the top.” Henry Ward Beecher It’s actually been a long time since I’ve had any problems with my old car, even though I currently have over 310,500 miles on it. Earlier this week I got the privilege of riding…

Our Culture of Fear

Maybe it’s just me, but it seems we live in a culture that is addicted to fear and anxiety. Were things different before, or is it just my imagination and misinformed idealism? I live in the United States of America. We used to be bold and brave and feared no person or nation. Our military…

Now, Who Are You?

Who Are You? You know a tiny bit about me. Now, who are you? Not your name, but who you are. I mean it. Do you know who you are? If all your accomplishments, human relationships, tasks, and possessions were taken from you, what would be left of you? I have this thing about my…

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