The place between wanting to be and being

Instead of trying to “do” what a good man or woman would do (a Christian) and falling short often... leading to question ourselves and the power of His Spirit - focus on how much He loves us, how precious life is... and fragile, how the flow of His Spirit is more prevalent than the waiting... Continue Reading →

Writing into a life

I’ve come to know we aren’t the only ones holding a pen that writes into our lives. Some write themselves in, some write themselves out. Some write goodness and beauty, some write otherwise. Some do not know they write and some do so with an intentional beauty. May I author a story worth retelling... and... Continue Reading →

A good pace

"Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me All the days of my life" Psalms 23:6 Goodness and mercy do follow us if we can only slow down enough to let it catch us... ...Rusty

Section 4 Chapter 1

Today is the day I get to experience a part of a love story that I thought may only happen in movies or books. Yet is happening in a book, the book of my life and it's indeed a love story. The woman I love is traveling half way across the country to return to... Continue Reading →

A teacher among us

Sunflowers have come to symbolize a magical journey in life to me. They grow from such a tiny seed into a beautiful and elegant flower, turned always toward the sun, reaching for the heavens... a journey we are all called to make. On days there is no sun, they symbolize a magical connection that we... Continue Reading →

The Great Fact

"The great fact is just this, and nothing less: that we have had deep and effective spiritual experiences that have revolutionized our whole attitude toward life, toward our fellows and toward God's universe." Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous pg. 25 I've always believed that we are IN the spiritual experience, that it's not always just... Continue Reading →

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