The Plan When I was a sophomore in college, I was studying film (or rather, video production) and I had plans to make movies for my career. I aspired to tell stories, and contribute to the cultural zeitgeist with my talents. Working at a church was the furthest thing from my mind, even though I … Continue reading When Plans Don’t Work Out
Sometimes you've just got to embrace your goofy side in parenting.
This Bruce Lee Quote is the beginning of the book, Declutter Your Mind. "It's not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the in-essentials." -Bruce Lee What do you need to cut out of your life? (I have been working through the book "Declutter Your Mind" and making art based on its … Continue reading Decluttering the Mind
Remember, remember! The fifth of November... Given that tomorrow is a pretty significant election here in the United States, I have been thinking about how thankful I am that I live in a country where I can exercise my right to vote. To be able to make a small contribution to the direction our country … Continue reading Thankful Day 05
I am thankful for things that don't go according to plan. Specifically, I'm thankful when things don't go according to my plans. As much as I may be 'wise' about decisions, I'm - in the end - a human with fallible reasoning and destructive patterns. Anybody who disagrees with this is not being honest about the … Continue reading Thankful Day 04
2 years. Maybe this wasn't what God had planned for us. Several doctor's appointments, medication prescribed and taken, and no announcement. Damaris and I were feeling discouraged. We were on the verge of giving up. And then we decided over the Christmas season that we were going to let God do what He wanted; His … Continue reading Thankful Day 03