Empty, Broken, Here I Stand [Kyrie Eleison]

Quite a few years ago, I journeyed from off the beaten path in Alaska to Cambridge, England. It was there I somehow found myself on the streets talking to myself; alone, disoriented and quite lost. It was June of 2002 and I had just been released from a mental hospital in Alaska, and was under the […]

When Eagles Go Bad

“I am coming soon. Continue strong in your faith so no one will take away your crown.” Rev. 3:11, NCV Some of you know I have lived in Alaska for almost 30 years.  It is always so beautiful, even in places you don’t expect. Admittedly it does have an “edge” as well. It can get very cold, […]

Leaving a Wilderness [w/ A Lot of Help]

“Who is this coming up from the wilderness,       Leaning upon her beloved?”   Song of Solomon 8:5  _________________ Once while stranded in the Alaskan wilderness I almost froze to death.  It was cold, 20 F below zero. About 30 years ago, a friend and I felt directed to bring in Bibles and discipleship materials into […]

How Close Can I Get?

“Those who look to him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed.”  Psalm 34:5 Thirty-three years ago I became a believer in Jesus.  There were a number of things that connected with me.  One of those most influential of those was believers who radiated a presence of our Lord Jesus.  This was as […]

Tightrope Theology

As a person with a mental illness, it seems my issues are a matter of extremes.  Life seems uncontrollable; the wheels seem to always ready to come off of the wagon.  It strikes me as a semi-crazed place to be.  I look at the “norms” with envy, as their lives are crisp, healthy, and strong. I once met a man that […]