Love Well. Love Food. Part 1: Give Thanks

Love Well. Love Food. Part 1: Give Thanks

Talking about how we buy our food is often a sensitive matter, but it is also one of the most important mundane actions we take, especially in the United States of America.  I want to encourage readers how to love themselves, their community, and love God with the...
I’ve Come to Buy Gold Refined…

I’ve Come to Buy Gold Refined…

Ruminations and Prayers of Identity, Salvation, Inheritance Text in quotes are sung choruses in the prayer room at Hope City. Trying to experience the jealous love of God. To find the solitude. “Come burn in me, I trust Your jealousy Make straight every crooked...
Ignominy

Ignominy

Settling down for the storm Rising flood waters threaten The wind pulls at his hair He squints and sees through Particles of organic matter swirl Swarm and he starts to sweat Adrenaline rushes to his head He peers confidently past it Purpose full of joy, full of...
Gratefully Full of Greatness

Gratefully Full of Greatness

A grateful heart is not a condition, feeling, or posture, but gratefulness is actually a received gift. Some background first… While I have been blessed with wonderful, caring parents, a close friend as a brother, a resplendent high school education, great friends,...
A Healthy Reminder

A Healthy Reminder

The last few months I’ve been taking the time to really focus on my personal health.  No, thankfully I don’t have serious medical concerns right now.  However, I have struggled with seasonal depression almost every winter for the last several years.  So to combat this...