The Tension

“I waited patiently for the Lord to help me…” (Psalm 40:1) The tension of waiting for the Lord is a difficult thing. Like a taut rope I hang in the balance of patience, not knowing what the end of the rope might look like. I want to be a good steward, a good example for... Continue Reading →

The Feast

As I walk my path I look ahead and see a daunting giant waiting ahead for me. He is an ugly beast with a snarling face grinning at me. We have had a terrible past that has brought much pain and suffering. My body is marked with scars from our battles and as I limp... Continue Reading →

Healing is Coming

I can track on a timeline the different times I received disappointing or confusing news from a doctor about my cancer treatment. From the rollercoaster of my recurrence to choosing a treatment plan for preventative care. Almost every time I am listening to the doctors explain another new report I am struck with this thought.... Continue Reading →

Faith Muscles

There are two simple truths I have held tightly in my fists over these last couple of years. So tight that at times it felt as though my nails were digging into my skin and making my hands bleed. These truths were so gritty for me because they produced a daunting courage and a tireless... Continue Reading →

Goodness of the Moment

  One of the truths that was a constant encouragement for me during these last few months was that my Jesus makes everything good. When we look through the lens of Christ we see even the dirtiest, toughest situation produce good. Sometimes He gives us little glimpses of the good parts during the hard parts.... Continue Reading →

Process

hello! I feel as if we are catching up like old times over a good cup of coffee in our favorite spot. It has been over a month since I have written a post. Not for lack of news (I'll update you don't worry!) but because I had to take a hot minute to process... Continue Reading →

Give em’ knucks

A well thought out and deep description of how to change or shift a culture would probably lead me into a profound analytical scheme of approaching the culture, slowly submersing yourself into it, getting a feel, with time, for how the others respond to you, and so on. However, my time in the ICU has... Continue Reading →

A Conversation

Tomorrow marks one week in my cramped, gloomy 14th story hospital room. This adventurous spirit is definitely being stretched by the confinements of these walls. However, it is a small price to pay for the amount of work the Lord is doing here. I’m tellin ya kids this is so much bigger than me and... Continue Reading →

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