signs.

Signs. I’ve had several signs from God lately. At least that’s who I think they are from. Have you ever had a sign from God? I’d love to hear about it. The first sign was a fire (what I call The Burning Boston Market). I was finishing up meeting with a friend when I noticed…

Call.

Has anyone called you lately? What about God? I’ve been hearing a lot of words spoken about calling recently. I’ve even been pondering my own call. I can’t get the idea out of my heart and head. I wonder… What is calling? I remember my call. When I was fifteen and kissed a girl for…

simple prayer

Lord, calm my racing heart Release me from all that makes me anxious May I see you in the simple and complex Hold me close I know every little thing will be all right All that occupies my mind will fade away The flowers and trees and grass will wither But Jesus never fades May…

Shepherd.

The Shepherd has long been a picture of leadership. But tragically, we have the wrong picture of shepherd in our minds. We imagine a meek, bathroom robe clad nomad who is bored to tears wandering on a remote hillside scraping sheep doo off his sandals. I can’t help but draw up images from the movie…

The Loon.

The Loon. It’s a beautiful day. Nestled in my chair on the edge of a lake, the air whispers in my ear while the sun warms me from the outside in. It’s quiet save for a few birds, a random jet ski and somewhere in the distance a dog talking to himself. My gaze meets…

vision.

This morning I read the most powerful devotional from Oswald Chambers classic My Utmost for His Highest. You can read it in its entirety here. I often find Chambers simple melodic writing to be an encouragement for my day. Some deem these and other daily devotionals as shallow or “bite-size” portions…well I don’t know a…

place your mind.

“The deepest revelation of our character is what we choose to dwell on in thought what constantly occupies our mind.” – Dallas Willard  What am I placing my mind on? My attention? Honestly, do I believe Willard’s statement? If so, what am I choosing to think about, to dwell on, to entertain? What occupies my…