Last night, 59 missiles were dropped onto Syria by the orders of the President of the United States. In my mind, another war has just started. Or, perhaps, it may have begun years ago, when a nations President determined that he had the power to bomb his own citizens. Either way, in the past week, many… Continue reading A Light in a World Full of Darkness
Dear God, I'm sorry. I'm sorry I stumble and I'm sorry I fall. I'm sorry that, at times, my faith in you waivers. I'm sorry that I am not the perfect image of you. I'm sorry that my patience runs short. I'm sorry that I lie. I'm sorry that I screw up. I'm sorry that… Continue reading Dear God… I Messed Up… Again
Today, while I was walking to work from where I parked, the wind was gusting across Milwaukee. However, unlike a "normal" windy day, the wind would throw me backward, then change direction and blow me forward, and then change direction - again - and toss me to the right and left. No matter how stiffly I… Continue reading When the Wind Blows
"What type of bread? Also, what type of cheese?" I looked blankly at the woman behind the register, totally baffled by two of the simplest questions regarding what type of grilled turkey and cheese I would like. As indecisive as I can be, this is the type of moment that normally stops me in my… Continue reading The Greatness of God in My Indecisive Life
A few Fridays ago, I was standing in my living room, screaming at God. I was so angry, how could he do what he did to me!? How could he give me something so beautiful and then rip it out of my grasp!? How could he want to see me hurt!? At that point, it had been… Continue reading And Then, I Jumped.