One of the Least of These

It keeps coming to my attention that I have always had a problem associating with “the least of these,” though to many I am considered to be one of “the least of these.” “The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of…

Prayer

It seems for me, impossible to stop praying the same prayers over and over again like a broken record. When before I’ve always felt my prayers to be authentic conversation with God (God, my life is quite miserable today. Please do something about it.), after which I felt better once I uttered the familiar pleas…

Garden of Eden-Song about Forgiveness

Song I wrote about how it feels to do something seemingly innocent only afterward to result in spiritual isolation and abandonment. Raising the question of whether God will really welcome us home when what we’ve done seems way beyond the reach of his grace. I think we all have at least one thing from our…

On Being a Crazy Parent Much Less for God

I often times wonder how different it is to be a dad as opposed to being a mom. What kind of a link do dads feel toward their children? How much of the link that mothers feel toward their children is just a product of socialization–the way we were raised to believe we should in turn raise our…

Too much Sacrifice and too little Mercy

There are a lot of us who’ve grown up in the church.  But there’s little difference between us and the world.  Just like them we’re quickly aging and either frantically searching or habitually exhausted by never finding the right answers.  Our goal is to save enough for retirement and the paradox of that day when…