You are NOT Going to Heaven

Oops. Did you just spit your coffee on that new white shirt? Sorry. My bad. While you’re cleaning up there and before I go any further, I think a disclaimer may be in order. Everything I say about God, aside from my own personal experience, is my humble opinion and has no basis in fact. … Continue reading You are NOT Going to Heaven

Passion, Purpose and Poopyheads

Where did we ever get the notion that the narrow definition of religion was going to get us anywhere meaningful?

My New Year’s Resolution

This has been a very long week for me. I received six homeless calls. Which has seriously interrupted my New Year’s Resolution planning! Now I’m two weeks into the new year and haven’t committed to anything! Statistically, I only have a few more weeks before I give up. According to U.S. News, “approximately 80% of … Continue reading My New Year’s Resolution

WACK!! Welcome to my Most Profound 2×4 Moment Ever!

Originally posted on October 25, 2012 Many people use, and believe, the expression, “the patience of Job”.  Actually, Job was not a patient man. Perhaps a bit more patient than his lovely wife who told him to “Curse God and die!”– And his so-called friends who insisted God had exposed him for his wickedness. Their accusations had no … Continue reading WACK!! Welcome to my Most Profound 2×4 Moment Ever!

Surely You Were in This Place

In 2007, Joshua Bell, a world-renowned violinist, dressed in ordinary street clothes and played his $3.5 million dollar violin at the metro station in Washington D.C.. Watch the reaction... That’s right. There was no reaction. Then, he went back. This time announced. Every time I watch these videos I wonder how often we think of … Continue reading Surely You Were in This Place

What Are You SO Afraid of?

Did I tell you about Justin (not his real name) the kid who taught me a lesson in love? Okay, well, if so, I’m gonna tell it again because it's freakin' awesome! About sixteen years ago, I worked for Youth in Need, a wonderful organization that helps teens, usually wobbling vicariously between their broken world and … Continue reading What Are You SO Afraid of?