most meaningful stories emerge out of interruptions and disruptions to our otherwise neatly planned lives.
Sometimes the life story is a drama; often it can be comedy; on rare occasions the best descriptor has been tragedy; then there has also been a lot of poetry, much inspiration, some mystery, barely any science-fiction, and absolutely no true crime! But always, as a consistent undercurrent, this life is a Great Adventure.
In 1962 I was a six-year-old English kid who’s attention seldom wandered far from the closest soccer ball. Then John Glenn climbed into a tin can strapped to the top of a massive rocket, and became the first American to orbit the earth. Since then he’s been one of my heroes.
So you say you want to experience real peace? To know the peace that passes understanding? To be free from anxiety and stress and self-doubt? Well, follow Jesus! Bust out of the narrow confines of your own carefully managed definition of comfort! Throw yourself in with the Prince of Peace, the Guide to the Great Adventure.
This morning Rebekah and I are waking up one last time in the deliciously cool mountain air, before heading back to Wake Forest. Our plan is to attend worship at Mount Jefferson Presbyterian Church, relax around the cabin for a… Read More ›
we stood in front of a crowd of people and promised to cling together through all the astonishing, wild, beautiful, unimagined, love-saturated, difficult, breathtaking, heartrending, wondrous, extraordinary days, months, and years to come.
May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind always be at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, and rains fall soft upon your fields. And until we meet again, May God hold you… Read More ›