Bargaining with God

    There is a bad habit that I caught myself participating in recently. It stems from frustration, hurt, exhaustion, lack of ambition, and just a small string of hope.   I find myself asking God to please do X for me, and I will do X for him. Life doesn’t work like that. I […]

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Carry my Burdens

I am friends with a lot of people who believe a lot of things. This is typically perfect for me. Today is not typical. I consider myself a religious person, but more spiritual than religious. I don’t care about the methods, the doctrine, the order of service, and who takes communion. I do, however, believe […]

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When it Rains it Pours

When it rains it pours. That’s the thought that I have for today. Simple. Salty. Shady. There are times in our lives that rain feels unbearable. The days when family picnics are planned, vows are being made, birthday parties are paid for, and convertibles are on the road. The moment the rain comes down, in […]

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