Betrayal, the Gift that Keeps on Giving

There is a reason people don't stay together after a betrayal, every day is a constant reminder of the dirty deed. Whether you are the betrayer or betrayed its ever-present and only a moment from escalating any situation. Today I was reminded of my deed of shame, its like a knife that's permanently stuck in … Continue reading Betrayal, the Gift that Keeps on Giving

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I’m Sorry, I Don’t Have Time

Years ago I attended a small church and had for a long time. I was socially challenged, a loner with aspirations in a congregation of 70 people, four of which were my family. I desired to develop a relationship with the worship leader after having been a part of the team for several years. I put … Continue reading I’m Sorry, I Don’t Have Time

How we Create Rifts and How we can Avoid Them

The image above is an extreme visual metaphor which shows how many of our conversations can end. (Do not try this at home!) I know something about offenses, unfortunately, we all do. We have been the cause of other peoples anger, misunderstandings, and even the dissolving of relationships. There are rifts between us and others that should not exist; some are … Continue reading How we Create Rifts and How we can Avoid Them

Troubled yet not distressed; Perplexed, but not in Despair

I am troubled this morning. There are a couple things contributing to my restless night of sleep. One, I am in recovery from shoulder surgery, and after 3 weeks I am indeed more flexible but still in a lot of pain. Secondly, I am trying to breakthrough an obstacle and find a way to deal … Continue reading Troubled yet not distressed; Perplexed, but not in Despair