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July 2009

Grief is Complicated

I’m saddened by the way we treat death and grief in our culture. We’re so production oriented that we’ve established generations worth of traditions surrounding how we handle every monumental stage of life: births, birthdays, anniversaries, and deaths.
Example: people freak out if a woman breastfeeds her baby for more than 6-9 months because it’s now […]

I Want to Be God’s Friend, But

It’s hard to believe that that’s what He really wants. This book I’ve been reading by Bill Johnson is threatening to revolutionize how I read Scripture. It’s sad, but I still read most parts of Scripture through the lens of what other people believe. “God’s love” really means (to me) that God puts up with […]

The Beginning of the Prophetic Blog

I’m not going to pretend to be a whiz at this. It is what it is. Some days are huge successes. Some are total failures. Some probably don’t even count (or shouldn’t). Stay tuned for stories of my experiences living the prophetic life.

The First Stage Of Loss

First, I feel relief. He feels no more pain. He’s no longer embarrassed by his need for assistance. He is free. He is alive. Just not here. I feel relief, acutely aware of the lack of sorrow or pain in my own soul. But suspecting all the same that my time will come. My time […]

A Proverb on Self-Promotion

This is the age of self-promotion. Blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, communities, conferences. All for the sake of promoting one’s expertise. A trend I’ve noticed is the super popular blogger / tweeter with thousands of readers and followers, yet they can’t afford a car or a home. Their level of influence is inflated beyond their success. Some […]

A Proverb on Self-Promotion

This is the age of self-promotion. Blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, communities, conferences. All for the sake of promoting one’s expertise. A trend I’ve noticed is the super popular blogger / tweeter with thousands of readers and followers, yet they can’t afford a car or a home.
Their level of influence is inflated beyond their success. Some of […]