What Can I Do About Anxiety?

What Can I Do About Anxiety?

Recently a verse came to my mind. Psalm 43:5. It sums up my feelings lately. I feel cast down. Like a man charging windmills, I fight at nothing and everything. There is a fog between me and the world.  I am anxious. Admittance is key to getting help but I would...
Where is God in My Grief?

Where is God in My Grief?

He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows and acquainted with grief… Isaiah 53:3 “No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear. I am not afraid, but the sensation is like being afraid. The same fluttering in the stomach, the same restlessness,...
The Faith Equation

The Faith Equation

There is beauty and symmetry in mathematics. A sum, a quotient, the difference, an equation; if done correctly all will balance out. It is harmonious and balanced; a spot of perfection in an imperfect world. When I was in high school, I enjoyed certain aspects of math...
What Do I Do With “Wasted Years?”

What Do I Do With “Wasted Years?”

Inescapable images on the news and the ramifications of them have given us all reason to think. The last few days I have had a thought heavy on my mind. What do you do when you can’t make sense of  a season in your life? Your sacrifices are met with empty harvests and...
Is It Really That Important To Forgive?

Is It Really That Important To Forgive?

The Lord’s Prayer, in Matthew 6, contains a glimpse into the mind of God as Christ shares the secret and purpose of prayer with his disciples.  From a spiritual perspective it is incredibly powerful; from a historical perspective it is a fascinating, rare glimpse into...