Who Am I? A Search for Identity In a Life of Change

To be honest, I fear running into old friends. It's a senseless phobia that terrifies the senses at the very thought of having to explain my life's journey over the past 10, 15 or 20 years of my life. My fear goes something like this... Imagine you see somewhat familiar face picking produce in a … Continue reading Who Am I? A Search for Identity In a Life of Change

‘There Be Monsters!’ Faith, Fear & the Arms of God

Have you ever come face to face with a ferocious monster? You know, the kind of villainous, malicious, delicious... err... knee-knocking, pants-wetting, truly terrifying creature who stalks your dreams and watches from behind spooky gnarled trees in the thick of the forest kind of monster?  Oh, really? They don't exist, you say? Hmmm.... The kinds … Continue reading ‘There Be Monsters!’ Faith, Fear & the Arms of God

A Walk In the Woods: Adventure and the Christian Life

Often I find myself thinking that the world would be a lot more fun if more people embraced the overall concept of adventure. If they would see the joy in life, embrace the silliness a wee bit more, and see trials and triumphs as if they were chapters in your life's book. This chapter? Financial hardship. Next chapter? Whitewater rafting.