Why should I? 

Bob Marley once said  “The people who are trying to make this world worse aren’t taking a day off. Why should I?” I have taken too many days off.  Too many days of not loving people.  Too many days of being selfish.  Too many days of being silent.  Too many days of inflicting pain.  Too […]

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Jesus Wouldn’t Vote 

“The ends justify the means.”  I’ve heard this phrase before. This logic seems to make an appearance in times of war or in economic decisions in a business environment.  We will drop the bomb, people will die, some bad, some good. But the bad people will die. So the action of dropping the bomb is […]

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For the Ordinary 

This weekend I’m in a wedding.  Weddings are special.  A day to celebrate two people coming together.  A day full of laughter and tears. A day thinking about beloved memories and hopeful expectations, a time for cake and drinks.  A wedding day is remembered forever.  A special day.  But, Not every day is special.  Somedays […]

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It’s All in the Adjectives 

“My favorite thing about fishing is you never know what your gonna get. Maybe you’ll catch an old boot”  An 8 year old said those words to me today.  Here’s how those beautiful, profound, and life altering words came about.  This 8 year old kid was on his way to go fishing on a small […]

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Truth is a Fickle Thing 

Gravity is something we all believe in.  When we get up in the morning we pull our feet out of bed without wondering if they will find the ground.  We pour milk on our cereal without fearing it will simply float above the bowl, refusing to go down.  We get into our cars and drive […]

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A Beautiful Reflection  

Life can be confusing.  Actually let’s rephrase that.  Life is confusing.  I could talk about a thousand different examples of life being confusing. But I think there’s a simple way to express the nature of confusion that we all experience.  We have the past, the present, and the future playing in our minds simultaneously.  We […]

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