The Beyond

The Beyond

The Beyond Of all the characteristics that set humans apart from animals, one in particular fascinates me. This distinction is that we are not bound to the present. Unlike the animal kingdom, people live in a world of displacement. We have the uncanny ability to...
His Fountain, His Touch

His Fountain, His Touch

His Fountain, His Touch I hung up the phone and sat down to process what I just heard. The caller, a close friend of mine, was severely questioning his decision to join a full time outreach program his church was sponsoring. My friend joined with hopes of having...
To Stop

To Stop

To Stop In 2020, l learned what it meant to stop. Although I love action and have no room for laziness, the events surrounding the COVID crisis taught me to value stepping back from my pursuits long enough to start thinking clearly. In our culture, we have a thing we...
Right? Wrong? Or Different?

Right? Wrong? Or Different?

Right? Wrong? Or Different? Have you ever experienced something so far from what you were used to that you didn’t know how to respond? We all have a circle built around us that we call our comfort zone. We function best within it. Naturally, all of our foods, friends...
Motivated

Motivated

Motivated I grew up in Oklahoma. Although we don’t live there anymore, we still have a property with a rental cabin on it. Inevitably, every time I go down there it is jam-packed with work. We got running water down to the cabin earlier this year, but the pipe...