Melancholy Beckons Me

Objectively speaking, my life is pretty good, for the most part. I have a good job, been married 25 years, have a wonderful creative son, a terrific church home and family, blood family that I love, a cute loveable dog, a nice house, plenty to eat — I could go on and on about theContinue reading “Melancholy Beckons Me”

Deciding What Makes Up Wisdom

“Often wise sayings fall on barren ground; but a kind word is never ever thrown away.” Sir Arthur Helps There are so many things to grasp. Our own recovery practically insists we grab vital truths. When we latch on them, we must stick to them no matter what. When we lose someone, or even loseContinue reading “Deciding What Makes Up Wisdom”

*Dis–joint-ed Ideas* Out of Matthew 25:1-13

  KJV—————————->   Then shall the kingdom of heaven be likened unto ten virgins, which took their lamps, and went forth to meet the bridegroom. 2 And five of them were wise, and five were foolish. 3 They that were foolish took their lamps, and took no oil with them: 4 But the wise took oil in theirContinue reading “*Dis–joint-ed Ideas* Out of Matthew 25:1-13”

Hell and Hope

Sometimes, I feel like a tour guide for believers that are walking through hell. I point out the different strugglers, and urge each one not to linger too long but to keep moving. We look on those trapped (they have no hope within them) but we hope that they are yet to reach out forContinue reading “Hell and Hope”