I've got to tell you, the view from over here is beautiful, it is real, and above all it is hopeful.
I am determined to move away from clutter and into clarity. God is not honored in my ability to cram in quantity, but in my willingness to step into the Spirit's flow.
Do we own a faith so deeply rooted in the love of Jesus that we're not afraid to take a few risks?
That Jesus! He could take the entire sum of the wisdom collected in Ecclesiastes and condense it into one sentence.
"Be glad" even if there is a hurricane bearing down; rejoice in the face of profound difficulties; take pleasure in God whenever and wherever we are...
Today, September 11, 2018, I'm concerned that we as a nation are facing a more sinister and complex long-term danger than we were seventeen years ago:
We are moving forward, back to The Garden.
Even my contemplation of faith is something that - ultimately - I have to do.