July 23, 2012

Whining in the wilderness

There are lots of stories in the Bible that pretty much blow me away. I was listening to a teaching a few weeks ago, and the pastor cited a story about the prophet Elisha. Apparently, according to 2 Kings 2, when a bunch of local boys were making fun of Elisha for being bald, Elisha […]

May 3, 2012

Second verse, same as the first…

I really don’t want every post on here to be all, “Woe is me, I’m self-employed and worrying about my money running out…” I realize that having the luxury of pursuing this path is one that few people have, and that I’m even getting the chance to try living my dream is something hardly anyone […]

April 17, 2012

Non-chocolate temptations

I wrote this for the Adult Discipleship newsletter at my church; thought I’d share it here as another insight into the adventure I’ve been having the past few months. Here we go… When we hear the word “temptation” these days, it’s typically preceded by the word “chocolate.” The word has lost most of its cautionary […]

March 16, 2012

Big news. Big. Like, huge.

(And now that I’ve typed that headline, I feel like I’ve oversold things. An inauspicious beginning, to be sure. But, here goes…) As some, but not many, people know, the last few months have been a bit of a roller coaster for me. I had an awesome job, which unfortunately got not-so-awesome for me around […]

March 6, 2012

Not gonna listen…

I’m working on a new venture, one that has me scared and excited and (mostly) scared. It’s something I’ve always wanted to do, and this afternoon I made a very important decision about this effort. I’m telling the voice in my head to kiss off. You know that voice – the one that says you’ll […]