Stranger Things or Next Things?

I want to share a beautiful chapter from Caralyn's Bloom. It really connected with me. Here it is. Just do the next right thing Life is a gift - it is all grace. And when we compare ourselves and our situations to others, we become dissatisfied and lose sight of grace. Recovery can be really … Continue reading Stranger Things or Next Things?

Some More Drivel

My friend Amy Bradford is a light in the darkness. Her battle with PTSD, and my battle with depression have made us two peas in a pod. Our conversations over the years have instilled in me a reality that I'm not alone. Depression makes you feel alone. It drives you to paralyzed fear, and when … Continue reading Some More Drivel

To Watch TV or Not Watch TV?

Carey and I just had a tiff about watching tv or not watching tv. It made me think of this section from Blue Like Jazz. I visited a church in the suburbs, and there was this blowhard preacher talking about how television rots your brain. He said that when we are watching television our minds … Continue reading To Watch TV or Not Watch TV?

Think On These Things

This past year, and I mean from August 2016 to present, has been a particularly harder time period than normal. I'm not going to go into detail about the circumstances and parties involved, but I do want to pause and share a passage of Scripture the Holy Spirit has put on my heart. ...Fix your … Continue reading Think On These Things

Eternities’ Finish

I know this next thought is paltry in the grand scheme of things, but as you know nothing is changed unless it is faced. I cleaned three houses yesterday. And on my way to the second stop I saw a former customer whom I would like to have back. I realize the odds are not … Continue reading Eternities’ Finish