You Give Them Something to Eat

I’m struck by the response of Jesus to his disciples in Mark 6:37 after they’d become wrapped up in the revelation of a growing problem. The disciples saw a multitude of people who had followed them out into a desolate place and it began to dawn on them that there were a lot of people … Continue reading You Give Them Something to Eat

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Running Through the Finish Line

It was still dark out when the front door opened and my friend walked in.  We didn't talk much as I finished lacing up my shoes and putting on my hoodie.  This was a typical morning routine, we were going for a run. From here, we met a third friend and then we'd be off … Continue reading Running Through the Finish Line

Get In Touch With My Feelings? What About the Facts?

My friend's text message confronted me all evening.  I wanted to respond, but honestly, I just didn't have the energy.  I reread it a couple times thinking I'd find momentum to take another step, but there were no steps to be found. Early this morning my memory reminded me the text was still there...still knocking … Continue reading Get In Touch With My Feelings? What About the Facts?

Breaking Free and Taking Flight

  Random Thoughts Lead Somewhere...Sometimes As I walked through my neighborhood today, I was reminded of a stressful event that took place about 15 years ago.  On that day, Maureen and I walked a favorite older neighborhood with large yards and no fences.   As we walked along, a very large Boxer dog began charging toward us from … Continue reading Breaking Free and Taking Flight