God is Dead

This vacation has been refreshing and surprisingly enlightening.  While spending time with family up here in The Lou, we made time to visit mom’s grave.  It was the first time that all (7) grandkids were gathered together at the cemetery.  They acted as a medicinal...

Professional Breather

I’m not real faithful in everything, but there are some things that I’ve remained extremely consistent in doing.  For example, I have been breathing consistently for quite a while now.  I don’t mean to brag, but I’m pretty good at breathing.  I’m in the Major...

Best Kept Secrets

I read in Matthew 15 this morning about a time when Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee.  From there He went up and sat on the mountain.  Not surprisingly, great crowds surrounded Jesus.  There was a time when He was a Best Kept Secret, but no one was able to keep...

Shadows Bigger Than Life

The angle of the sun dictates the size of the shadow cast by an object.  The object doesn’t change size, but with time it casts a shadow much larger. I am at a season where I feel I don’t have much to offer – a small amount financially, a scarce supply of energy, a...

Lunge another Inch

“Consider that nothing save holiness and devotion can satisfy your soul in this world.” – St. Francis De Sales in Introduction to the Devout Life. I want this kind of devotion to Christ. I say this is what I want, but I am like the overly dramatic professional...