I have been a fan of Jackson Browne since the early 70's. One of his hit songs in my senior year of high school was "Running on Empty". There are many comparisons this songs makes with everyday life, I will briefly discuss 3 of them. "I don't know where I'm running now, I'm just running … Continue reading Are we Running on Empty?
Life is a constant series of challenges. Sometimes during the course of a day we are challenged and must defend our position on a variety of decisions. Does God find himself in the same predicament as humans? I want you to strip away the deity and see simultaneously the humanity of Jesus Christ when you … Continue reading The Indefensible God
During my early years, I would hear stories of a pandemic. Primarily the Spanish influenza, that ravaged the world at the beginning of the twentieth century. This was as far removed as living on the planet Mars. That last statement is no longer true. The world moves at a quick pace and the anticipation initially … Continue reading Lessons from a Pandemic
A life long companion I was introduced to at an early age. Avoiding this companion has been an impossibility. Yet, my best lessons and concepts in life were learned with the help of my unwelcome friend. Some have a personal acquaintance with pain, others have been shielded almost unfairly from its presence. We come to … Continue reading Pain
"You can have anything you want in life, , you just can't have everything." - Ray Dalio I once heard an analogy of life that has stuck with me for many years. The speaker talked about our life as a triangle. Life at its beginning. The bottom of the triangle represents our life at the … Continue reading What do you really want?