Category Archives: Naming the Years

A Hidden Life

Sometimes the most courageous acts are done when nobody sees. Franz Jägerstätter was an obscure Austrian farmer who died by guillotine knowing that the stand he took against Hitler in 1943 would not change the course of things. He also … Continue reading

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What’s Your Superpower?

While I’m on the subject of superheroes, I might as well discuss my superpowers, which are a tender heart, a desire for healing, and inflatability. Perhaps I should explain. One of the biggest spiritual battles of my life was in … Continue reading

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Letting the Bullets in.

There is pain and dying in the process of something new being born. I dislike suffering and death. Discomfort is a good teacher, and I want rebirth, but I’ve been deflecting projectiles like Gal Gadot in Wonder Woman. I decided … Continue reading

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Hush.

Yesterday was the worst day in my life, because it was the first time in 60 years that I’ve knowingly doubted the word of the God of Christianity. But I stumbled through that day, I slept, and I woke, in … Continue reading

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You Came.

I knew that You would come. You sang. My heart, it woke up. I’m not afraid; I see your face. I am alive.

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New 🌅

This year is only one day old. Welcome to 2020, as a new decade begins. The light from 2019, although illuminating to dark corners, was pure gold. I counted over one thousand things last year to be grateful for. Months … Continue reading

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The Light Came Down 🌇

The Year of Light is drawing to a close. Josh Garrels performed at Silobration this past October, and I was there in Waco for my 60th birthday. That was my first time to hear him, as he opened there for … Continue reading

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