I don’t like driving.

I don’t like driving. I’m ashamed to admit that it’s been a challenge of my humanity—it really has. People either drive too quickly (inches from my bumper), or too slowly (30 in the 65 mph zone); they are overly cautious, or dangerously reckless. I don’t know how many times I have had to apologize to God for angry thoughts I …

Grudge.

Grudge. What a terribly ugly thing. In fact, what a terribly ugly word. Say it aloud. “Grudge.” It’s sounds so rough and heavy and uncomfortable. It’s a word that feels dark and guttural, almost as if doesn’t want to loosen up from the depths of us and be spat out of our mouths—like it’s a sticky, tar-like parasite that has …

Get the funk out.

Get up. Shower. Go to work. Eat lunch. Come home. Eat Dinner. Watch TV. Go to bed. Repeat. There’s a certain comfort to be found in routine. It’s safe. It’s predictable. But it can also be dangerous. Structure is important and regimens can be healthy (exercise, sleep schedules, prayer, etc.). These routines help keep us grounded, centered and balanced. However, …

Discipline, not desire.

Do you want something(s) in your life to change? Do you long for freedom from _______? In a culture that is anemically crippled by a lack of a self-control, we find ourselves slaves to our addictions, to our debts, to our poor health, to our anger, to our fear, and to our habitual bad choices. Want change? Simply wanting is …

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You Are Here.

AHA! We have all had moments where we have been walking along and happen to look down and notice a little treasure. It may be sticking out of the sand or laying on a sidewalk, but there is always a feeling of excitement when we stumble upon that which we were not expecting to find. Likewise, there is something amazingly …