Two weeks ago I resigned from my position at the church. In less than a week God provided me a job with a local software company. Today was my first day. The company culture is one I think I'll enjoy very much. Aside from a raging headache, I had a very good day.
We've all heard the expression, "If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all." Thus the recent silence.
We're visiting friends this weekend. They were our mission partners in Northern California when we were attempting to plant a church. We have five children, they have six. They are all close in age and have remained close despite distance. Last night they all piled together to watch movies until they fell asleep. This morning … Continue reading Vacation Fun
I just watched a great video on the meaning of work. Here are some notes I jotted down. Some are direct quotes, some are paraphrases, some are just thoughts that popped into my head. If you don't have a job, you're not living out the mission of Jesus. I don't think this is/was a slam … Continue reading Meaning and Work
Hardly anyone posts comments here on this page. I know people are reading because I check the stats. Sometimes folk post comments on Facebook since each blog post also reposts there. But I've seriously reduced my Facebook use. Only truly public information I want everyone in the world to know is posted on FB anymore. … Continue reading Where to Comment
Every once in a while a song truly cuts through my layers of distraction and hardness and touches me to the core. Mystery of Mercy by Caedmon's Call is one such song:I am the woman at the well, I am the harlotI am the scattered seed that fell along the pathI am the son that … Continue reading Mystery of Mercy
Last night I took my oldest two children to see the Hobbit. We had a good time. It was an enjoyable movie but ... they took a lot more liberties with this script. I'm not going to go all "purist" or anything. In any film adaptation of a book certain liberties need to be taken. … Continue reading Went to See the Hobbit