The Awful Weariness of It All

"For my life is full of troubles,     and death draws near." Psalm 88:3 Not really 'positive' is it? There is often a very dull, desperate tedium that saturates our lives--especially those among us with profound mental and physical issues.  It never lets up, the grind is constant. Depression, confusion, paranoia, and mania weave in and out of … Continue reading The Awful Weariness of It All

Dressing Up to Please, [Authenticity]

“Put on then, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience,”  - Colossians 3:12, ESV I used to always get dressed up for Sunday church, hey-- our whole family dressed in their best.  "Windsor knots" and jewelry, and we looked good.  I was pastoring at this time, and we … Continue reading Dressing Up to Please, [Authenticity]