The Conversation We’re Scared To Start

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It was January 3rd, 2009 that my daddy put a gun to his heart and pulled the trigger. It was January 3rd, 2009 that suicide shot its way into my vocabulary. That doubt, confusion and despair began to dance through my days. That grief growled through my words and grimaced at any hope of understanding. Read More

Fearless Failure

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“For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but a spirit of power, love, and self-discipline.” –2 Timothy 1:7 What is your biggest fear? Think about it…what scares you? Are you scared of snakes? Spiders? Heights? Are you scared you won’t be able to provide for your family? Job instability? Financial Read More

Redefining Our Reflection (part 1)

Step back. Take a look in the mirror. Take a very long look at yourself. Do you find yourself beautiful? I don’t mean “beautiful” in the same sense that this world defines beauty. I am not talking about how groomed your hair is, how tan your skin is, how white your teeth are. I’m not talking Read More

His Mosaic

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I fancy myself a mosaic, a mosaic constructed by God. Intricately made, passionately displayed, beautifully humble, yet odd.   For I once was I clean sheet of glass, free from blemish or flaw. I was polished and buffed, fragile but tough, pure and simple, yet raw.   What you must understand, is a clean pane Read More

Back to the Basics (part 2)

I want to keep the explanation of these three pillars as simple as possible.  There are countless scriptures and historical principles I could throw at you, but the belief of those scriptures touches on the third point, and that is something we have yet to cover, so I will write with simplicity and generalization for Read More