Browsing All posts tagged under »God«

I am the best of me. I am the worst of me. I am not me.

March 26, 2013


I am the best of me. I am the worst of me. I am not me. Some days, everything falls into place and I cannot be stopped. I am creative, brimming with potential, full of good cheer. I am original. I control myself to meet my goals. No sooner do I dream than I accomplish. […]

God is Slow

March 22, 2013


There are some books you love the first time you read them, but should never be re-read because they are sweeter in memory than in reality. You grow and change so much as a person that revisiting them is like a return trip to your high school: everything is how you remember it, except you. […]

If Everything is God’s Plan, Then Nothing Is

March 6, 2013


I’ve been doing some personal and theological “reverse engineering” lately. It goes a little something like this: I see signs pointing in one direction. Could it be that hand of God moving in my life? A possibility opens before me and, could it be, God is opening a door? I am normally hesitant to make any such claims […]

It’s taken me 30 years to get this good at being me

June 6, 2012


I wish someone would have explained to me that it takes a long, long time to figure out who you are. There is so much pressure on high school students to make good choices, decide what they want to do with their lives, where to go to college, what their major will be; basically figure […]

“Yes, and…”

May 17, 2012


There is a rule in Improv called “Yes, and” which means that when you are doing a scene with someone you don’t contradict the premise that you’re given. This is the “yes” part. Then the “and” part is whatever you do or say to move the scene forward. There are great examples of people who […]

If Now Was The Beginning

January 3, 2012


In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. God divided land from sea and set the air above from the waters below. God created plants of every size and shape; color and hue. God made animals that swam, flew, crawled, walked, waddled, paddled, and jumped. The world teemed with life. As time went […]

I Felt God Last Night for About Seven Seconds

November 28, 2011


I felt God last night for about seven seconds. I was lying in my bed, chilled under cold sheets. Caryn was still doing whatever she does to unwind after I’ve gone to bed. God’s presence lasted the time it took me to breathe in and breathe out again. It was the goodness of a house […]