Personal Growth

All it’s cracked up to be

It’s dry here in the desert. At least, it feels like a desert. The earth is hard beneath my feet. It’s got big cracks in in. The dirt in the alley, anyways. And the dirt in the fields. And the…

I surrender!

If someone told you to “SURRENDER!” what position would you take? Would it be a hands on the hips “give me what you got” surrender? Would it be a face-down position on the floor? Would it be a fighting stance?…

Who’s your hero?

Today, while working at my new job in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, one of my colleagues explained that she was going to spend the weekend moving her mother from the family farm into town, where they could be closer together. “This…

Baa Baa Black Sheep

When I think of sheep, I think of peaceful creatures, grazing nicely in the pasture. White ones, that is. Black ones jump around not so peacefully because they are rebels, in my head anyways. Remember Ralph E. Wolf trying to…

The Raven

It’s been prayed over me that I “see and heed the signs that God gives me as I walk toward restoration”. I went for a walk late last week around the college grounds—which are stunning. Surrounded by mountains, two rivers,…

Spiritual Fatigue

My wife and I have been dealing with a few stresses in life as most people do. We, although I should say I, have come to that place where a melt down is imminent. I envy my wife where she…

Dream a little dream

I believe that the Lord chats with us in all sorts of ways. Dreams are still one of them. Although this has nothing to do with my recent “financial bondage” revelation, I thought I’d share this anyways. I’m sitting at…

Silent meditations

I am preparing a sermon for June 19th, which is a little over a month away. I am praying that the Lord guide me as to what I should teach His people. It is not an easy task, because maybe, just maybe…

Looking East

Great news! I have finally gotten a job! Actually two of them. Three if you count another website development gig that I got as well! I forgot God for a moment in all of that excitement. I don’t mean I…