Becoming who God intended me to be

When I was younger (a young boy up into my early adulthood) I was terrified of speaking or singing in front of people.  I could tell multiple stories of Christmas programs, school speeches, solos and other occasions where my knees shook and my voice quivered to the point where I could not finish a line or a song... ...  Keep reading

One of my goals…

One of my goals for 2017 is to be more diligent in writing my online journal and reflections.  I’ve done this in the past but it has been quite some time since I’ve done it regularly.   In an ideal world, I would commit to writing daily, but the reality of my life here–with its constantly changing schedules and unexpected interruptions–makes this a near-impossible dream. ...  Keep reading

Shame

Job 11:13-18 – “Yet if you devote your heart to him and stretch out your hands to him, if you put away the sin that is in your hand and allow no evil to dwell in your tent, then you will lift up your face without shame; you will stand firm and without fear. You will surely forget your trouble, recalling it only as waters gone by. Life will be brighter than noonday, and darkness will become like morning. You will be secure, because there is hope; you will look about you and take your rest in safety.” ...  Keep reading