DRAWING LINES

DRAWING LINES

I began writing this word a few weeks ago but did not have the final content until this morning. The word was parked away in my writing file until an image came that gave the word its intended content. The word is about drawing lines in the sands of life. We all draw...

APPROACHING A SPIRITUAL THREAT

A few years ago, I met with one of the young cops I had trained. As we caught up on life, he shared a story. He initiated a car stop and as he approached the vehicle, he saw actions of the driver that caused him to back away and reassess. After events unfolded that...

MISUNDERSTOOD AND MISREPRESENTED

There are times when our misunderstanding of a particular subject will cause us to form a misrepresentation of an opposing view. Our misrepresentation is fueled by the feeling that our opinion is absolute. As a result of that myopic decision-making process, we...

SPIRITUAL WARNING SIGNS

Not all advice is wise. I recently read a piece of advice given to someone whose vehicle dashboard warning light was blinking indicating a problem. The non-mechanic advisor said “Just put a piece of tape over the light. It’s annoying.” In the last few months, I have...

Wisely Riding Our Faith

When I used to ride motorcycles, I learned to discern the seasons. In the summer the pavement was dry and taking corners at higher speeds was possible. In the fall, especially after the leaves had fallen and the road was wet, the slippery leaves would cause a tire to...