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
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
There are only two kinds of sins. There are mine and there are yours. My sins? They aren’t so bad. Little white lies. Something everyone tries. What? After all I’ve been through? Can’t you see? It’s just part of growing up. But you? You should have known better. I...read more
Being married. Does the sound of that give you goosebumps of joy? Or does it make you sigh? Do you find yourself thirsting for more in your marriage? The healthy answer to this question is "Yes". Because even those couples swimming in pools of marital bliss should be...read more
Christians really have the unique ability to drive people nuts. Most other folks of faith are pretty good about keeping to themselves and staying out of other people’s business. But, the same can’t be said of us Holy Rolling, Bible Thumpers. The reality is there truly...read more
I completely understand. It’s Sunday morning. You’re awakened by beams of light spilling through your blinds. Rising up, you tie on your bathrobe, walk out the front door to fetch your newspaper when you see the most remarkable sight across the street. It’s those...read more
Let it go.You’re in the right, they are definitely wrong. What were they thinking? How could they?Let it go.The dog that keeps barking, the colleague that stole your idea and took your credit. The driver that cuts you off, the family member that cuts you down, the...read more
What do we have to do to please God? Are we doing enough? Pulling our weight? In a perfect enough marriage? Raising our kids right? Giving substantially? Serving sacrificially? Really rolling Holy? What is the measuring stick? Maybe we should compare ourselves to...read more
Is this the year the lights finally go out on Christmas? One of the most revered traditions of the Christmas holidays is the candlelight service. Families dressed in their finest clothes gather together in carpools and caravans and stream into churches all throughout...read more