Real Life. Real God.
After a five year hiatus, I’m excited to be writing again on my Real Life. Real God. blog.
Welcome back friends…
latest blog posts
Living life at the speed of sound? Experiencing the full tug of the merry-go-round as your fingers lose their grip? Do you believe if you could only go a little faster, find a little more time, lift a little harder or stretch a little farther…it will all work out?...read more
It’s the tallest peak in the Continental United States at 14,505 feet and the trail to the summit offers a spectacular ascent through Sierra Nevada grandeur. Majestic granite cathedrals rise to the sky as you traverse through scenery alternating with fern-strewn...read more
Did you know you’re being watched? Your every move. Your every word. Whether you like it or not you’re being measured, scrutinized and analyzed. They are looking for evidence, something…anything to condemn you as a hypocrite and discredit all you believe. If you are a...read more
All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players: Thus spake the melancholy Jaques in As You Like It, which began one of literature’s most famous monologues in one of William Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies. In his speech exploring the seven...read more
I threw away my wedding ring today. Looking at my ring finger, there was an indentation where it once resided. A band of skin colored red. Immediately, I experienced a sense of deep loss. I felt the pain of abandonment. It was nearly 24 years to the day when I...read more
What you have? It’s what the world needs. In fact, without it, we’re shriveling on the vine. You want to know what IT is? It’s that you have the power to make us smile. Think about it. Discouragement is everywhere. The bills we can’t pay. The goals we don’t reach. The...read more
There was a time in my life when I was always right. I was fruit which hadn’t fallen far from the tree. Our family dinners resembled more of an English parliamentary debate than a special time for relationship building. We were all mouth and no ears when it came to...read more
I don’t pray. I don’t pray because I don’t have enough faith, I allow myself to be distracted by things that ultimately don’t matter and because I’ve put myself at the center of the world. Sure. I do pray probably more often than the average person. And yes, I do...read more
The mountain is too high. The road too long. No matter how hard I try, nothing ever seems to get better. Here we go again. There is no way out of this mess. Is this it? Is this all there is? Ever been there? Feeling hopeless. Are you there now? And how did we get...read more
I truly believe God gave us children and pets so we could better understand His relationship with us. There was a time when I would rise in the middle of the night and seemingly without fail would trip on one of my kid’s toys. Hopping on one foot, I struggled to keep...read more