Have you ever observed a gardener plant a garden? I don’t mean a vegetable or herb garden. I mean a landscaped garden. A peaceful place to walk and enjoy the beautiful wildlife. When a gardener plants trees, shrubs, and flowers, they have to think years ahead. If they only designed their gardens for what theyContinue reading “Think Like A Gardener”
Monthly Archives: June 2020
What Kind of Father Are You?
What kind of father are you? Are you the kind of father who is present, engaged, teaching, disciplining and loving? Or are you the type of father who is absent, unstable, weak, and effeminate? Pope John XXIII wrote, “It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.”Continue reading “What Kind of Father Are You?”
Failure Is Not An Option
My favorite movie is Apollo 13. I was about 10 when it came out and I was obsessed with NASA and space. There’s a scene in the film where Flight Director, Gene Kranz, played by Ed Harris, is talking to his controllers about options for bringing the three astronauts safely home after their spaceship wasContinue reading “Failure Is Not An Option”
Masturbation and Lust
I’m excited to have a guest post from Hugh Houston, pastor and author of Jesus Is Better Than Porn. Pornography and masturbation almost always walk hand in hand. This was a huge problem for me. I know many people have strong feelings on this subject. It is a controversial subject, even among Christians. As IContinue reading “Masturbation and Lust”
I Just Don’t Feel Like It
Some days, I just don’t think I have it in me. Today was one of those days. My alarm went off at 6:00 a.m. this morning and I was NOT feeling it. That bed felt so comfortable. I had been up late with meetings. It’s my weekend off. Everything lined up to tell me, “TakeContinue reading “I Just Don’t Feel Like It”
That Hurts! How Healing Comes Through Embracing Pain.
What causes the worst pain in your life? I don’t necessarily mean physical pain as in stubbing your toe or breaking your arm. I mean what causes the most emotional pain? What are some things in your life that you have a hard time dealing with? What are some things that you’re unwilling to faceContinue reading “That Hurts! How Healing Comes Through Embracing Pain.”