Category Archives: Ramblings

What You Hear

There’s another king that we’ve got to get our foot on, what you hear. Isn’t that a big one, what you hear? Jesus said “be careful what you listen to.” Be careful what you allow to come into your ear … Continue reading

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What Are You Looking At

Ramblings on Faith What We See 10/18/2009 Spiritual and emotional vulnerability can come from any of our senses: what you see, what you smell, what you touch, what you taste or what you hear. Any of your senses can be … Continue reading

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Starting Over is Harder than Starting

Being a realist can sometimes be detrimental if your reality is based too much upon “your reality” and not “reality.” If your reality is that you have tried and failed enough then there are good chances you don’t try anymore. Continue reading

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God Cures

I am working on an unfinished thought this week. I may not have any answers for you and I may not even be able to bring any resolution to the idea I present, but I want to be obedient to … Continue reading

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Vulnerable Just Feels Yucky

Let me just say that I hate asking for help when I am helpless. It’s so much easier to ask for help when I am in control. I feel so vulnerable when I am helpless and vulnerable just feels yucky Continue reading

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That’s Life

The FBI agent respectively and compassionately says: “that’s life.” Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning in January

The dust bunnies were getting aggressive and threatening to form a Union Continue reading

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Happy New Year

My three favorite electronic advances are my cell phone, my computer and my TIVO Continue reading

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It’s Christmas 2008

There is no better news than this. There is no dark cloud that can withstand the light of the world. There is no despair that cannot be penetrated by the power of God. Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all people. And don’t take my word for it; these are the words of angels. Continue reading

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It’s Just A Dream Joseph

In ignorance and in humility we are called to obey. We are called to seek the wholeness of others by giving ourselves away to them. We are called to follow God even when it makes no sense, when it’s not easy or practical. Continue reading

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Room at the Table

Maybe you need to reach out to someone else so that you aren’t eating alone. Continue reading

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It’s Not Who, It’s Whose

Have you noticed how you can have a hundred things going right for and one negative comment can completely devastate you? Continue reading

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Obey Tomorrow

Ramblings on Faith 11/5/2008                   Have you noticed that every now and then you say something, and as it rolls out of your mouth, you think “Wow, that’s pretty good!”? If you’re like me, you may have even said … Continue reading

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Tolerate This!

Boundary stretchers are always testing the limits. It’s not that they are intentionally bad people who love to break the law, rather it is just the way they are created and explore life. Continue reading

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Broken Toes are Still Broken

A crazy thing happened on the way to bed the other night…I think. My wife tells me I tripped. Continue reading

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A Good Woman Is Hard to Get Rid Of

Good Women Are Hard To Find and Even Harder To Get Rid Of! Continue reading

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All Tuckered Out

Ramblings on Faith July 2008 It’s been a crazy few weeks around Iowa. Between the tornadoes and the floods, God has been throwing in some heavy stuff like divorce, disease and death. Add a few surgeries on top of that … Continue reading

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