Superpowers

Superpowers

“We have different gifts, according to the grace given us.” Romans 12:6 Have you noticed our culture’s obsession with superheroes? Holy cow! From the ground-breaking Black Panther, to Captain Marvel, Captain America, The Avengers—I don’t have enough room. We...
Loves

Loves

“By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” (Jesus is John 13:35, NIV) Being as it’s February and the love month and Valentines and all that, I thought it might be a good time to blog about love. Well, actually loves. Because...
Light

Light

Light “Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.” (Romans 12:1, NIV) So a few years ago, I was invited to some friend’s house for a weekend of writing. It’s a beautiful house in an even more beautiful surrounding, perched on a cliff overlooking...
Aim

Aim

If you’re just trying NOT to do the wrong thing, you can miss doing the right thing.” I’ve only had one in my entire life. I’ve been playing the game of golf for over 40 years, but I’ve only hit the perfect shot once.  An ace. The elusive hole-in-one. What every...
Detours

Detours

I hate ‘em. Never have liked them. A detour is a setback. A detour means that something unplanned is impeding my progress, and I’m gonna have to go around it. Detours take longer. Detours often mean backtracking. (Which I also hate.) I’m pretty much a point A to point...
Smaller

Smaller

“If you want to change the world, you’ve got to think smaller.” Yes, I know that’s terribly counter-intuitive, even counter-cultural. Our world says think bigger and better. Even the Church gets caught up in this thinking. Chicago architect, Daniel Burnham, has been...