A Journey of Becoming

Parenting, the “activity of bringing up a child as a parent.” A simple definition to an overwhelming task. Is parenting a child-centric activity? Is parenting a parent-centric activity? The standard definition seems to have something essential missing. For parenting seems to be more of a becoming something greater than what is just an activity ‘being … Continue reading A Journey of Becoming

Christmas: Un-Majestic form

A Christ child, born to a prophetic virgin, Holy Spirit conceived, who would come in human form but with powers reserved for deity. Not accompanied by mythological proportions of grandeur for the comic imaginations of conning childhood wonder or adult musings. A birth not celebrated by the sacred union of instituted marriage. For no pleasure … Continue reading Christmas: Un-Majestic form

Evil’s shadow

To all our friends, loved ones, and those who have experienced evil's shadow this past year... Death is abrasive. The soul screams it is wrong, and rightly so. Life is sacred. The weight of the sacred torn is felt at the mouth of the grave. Cast under death's shadow the mind wanders as the memories … Continue reading Evil’s shadow

Words: powerful

In Acts 16:27-30, the power of a word fitly spoken brings an abrupt and climatic change to the scene. What do your words convey? Do you speak life with truth, confirm the fears that overwhelm, remain silent and let things fall as they may, ignore another's difficulties, or give hope. Truth alters the perspective of … Continue reading Words: powerful

Tandem of Thankfulness

Gratitude: the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Thankfulness is more than a featured quality in the attitude of a person, more than a pattern of thought, and more than a habit chosen in the 'art of living'. There is a tandem attribute of thankfulness that is able … Continue reading Tandem of Thankfulness

Trilogy of Rejection

Intro: ‘Smoke and mirrors’ is an English idiom that describes an illusion of things made to look better than what they really are. We can easily accept illusions fueled by our emotions, ambitions, and intellectual struggles in this life. Such, lead us away from the life, the way, and the truth God has given. Rejection is … Continue reading Trilogy of Rejection

Splendor in the Ruin

Whose fingertips sprinkled the heavens with the brilliant glitter of planets and stars? Whose word gave oceans the sculpted edge of their boundary? Whose artistry carved the mountain peaks and scooped out valleys beneath? The Eternal One is who calculates the patterns of the clouds, quantifies thoughts more than the grains of sands, and assigns … Continue reading Splendor in the Ruin