Chasing Down Euphoria

“That’s the difference between me and the rest of the world! Happiness isn’t good enough for me! I demand euphoria!”  Calvin & Hobbes, comic strip One of the blessings of turning 55 is I come to a place where I can sit and think about my life. I’m intrigued by how it unfolded the wayContinue reading “Chasing Down Euphoria”

I Come, Clinging

   “For everyone has sinned; we all fall short of God’s glorious standard.” Romans 3:23, NLT I know myself pretty well.  I fully understand how dark I can be.  I’m nasty and mean, selfish and destructive.  I am the “King of Filth and Deceit.”  (That is my official title, look it up.)  King Midas turned everythingContinue reading “I Come, Clinging”

Doctor’s Orders

And hearing this, Jesus said to them, “It is not those who are healthy who need a physician, but those who are sick; I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners.” Mark 2:17 I am convinced that as strugglers who just happen to be believers, there is a deep truth we need to know.  Simply that weContinue reading “Doctor’s Orders”

“The Sheep Dip”

“It is not my business to judge those who are not part of the church. God will judge them. But you must judge the people who are part of the church. The Scripture says, “You must get rid of the evil person among you.”  1 Cor. 5:12-13 a We live in time of staggering sin. Continue reading ““The Sheep Dip””