Learning by Spending Time with Jesus

Learning by Spending Time with Jesus

From Pause with Jesus  The degree Jesus offered His students could only be earned in active involvement, experiential learning, relational mentoring, life coaching.  Isn’t that what He is offering us? To come over? To be with? To observe? To learn? Here, Jesus with...
Goodbye Pops

Goodbye Pops

Saturday morning, March 14, 2020, my schedule changed. And my life changed. I didn’t sleep well Friday night, thinking about three upcoming trips. Early Saturday morning I canceled those trips, and felt sadness. I would miss seeing people. I would miss telling...
Memories: When God Leaks Through

Memories: When God Leaks Through

This March is another anniversary of when I faced encephalitis, beginning my adventure with brain damage and epilepsy. So much changed quickly and painfully. But God has been so good through the storms.  In Underwater, one of the books I’ve written about my...
The Month of March: Healing

The Month of March: Healing

February added an extra day this year, as it occasionally does. But we have already leaped into March. Wasn’t it just December 2019? Or July? March is one of “those months” for me. It brings to memory the anniversary of why my ability to remember isn’t that great. It...
hidden

hidden

From “a slow and sudden God: 40 years of wonder.” can i work the task required of me  for a day of living in the misery  with an outlook toward a joy  so close and far?  the love can shine like the southern sun; the truth can cut with a...
do you see this?

do you see this?

From “a slow and sudden God: 40 years of wonder.” my book list keeps on growing  recommended reading knowing  not everyone will open up a page.  but maybe a few stories  can help them see the glories  and heal some of their deep and...
Accelerant: Reminders of Reality

Accelerant: Reminders of Reality

Last Thursday morning I sat in the back seat of a car, riding with two friends through the hills. That started our few days together. The conversations included a mix of deep thoughts, honest confessions, interesting questions, stories of hope, and miles of laughter....
A 6-Week-Plan

A 6-Week-Plan

I’ve offered thoughts on plans and prayers. The focus was for six months, six words, six days, and six minutes. Today? Let’s think about six weeks. January 2020 arrived in haste. We’ve had no snow in northeast Georgia, but the days and weeks traveled in a flurry. They...
A 6-Minute-Prayer

A 6-Minute-Prayer

There are times for lengthy conversations with God. We moan, we wait, we plead, we think, we request.  During those times we stay in the dialogue with our Listener. Our words and His word. Our hopes and His guidance. A long time at an altar. A long time on our knees....