Wanting More

Contrived. A difficult word to swallow but that’s what struck me as I wandered the streets of a neighboring outdoor shopping mall in search of my bank’s ATM (which incidentally was erroneously indicated as part of this establishment). It was all so… well… forced. A small town theme in a place where the only point […]

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I Am the Older Son Too

Reflections on Luke 15:11-32 After reading Jesus’ story of the prodigal son, I’m struck with how much I resonate with this character. As the prodigal, I’ve left the Father to go my own way and take life into my own hands only to make a mess of things and find that life is not there.  […]

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Pursuit of the Work

It’s been a while since I’ve written anything new, so I thought I should give it a try.  I’m sitting at my laptop, having deleted the lines from the last three attempts I made to pen something interesting – thoughts about rediscovering hiking this year or musings about my inability to balance my personal interests.  […]

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Crying Out from the Depths

When life seems to mean searching for the way forward while finding a lot of dead ends, it isn’t difficult to wonder, what in the world you are doing.  I awoke this morning to the sound of a late alarm and much on my heart.  The last several days have been filled with crying out […]

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