This little, bouncy song to only an accoustic guitar rings true with me in so many ways. Too many days I’ve spent a wasted, worrying about tomorrow what it may bring Dreams of dollar signs and worthless nothings of what the others think of me (chorus) Lord, teach me Your way teach me […]
Whoever flees prayer, flees all that is good! — St. John of the Cross I know this deep in my heart, but sometimes, it can be so hard. Why? Prayer should be the easiest, most natural thing in the world, to be drawn toward God. That is the direction I want to go, that is […]
Someone gave my daughter a unique and modern looking St. Christopher medal as a graduation present. The image below is the same as the one on the medal. The text is from the little card that came with it. (by James Avery Craftsman.) St. Christopher once helped travelers ford a raging river. One, a small child, […]
It’s a hundred and six blocks; I’ve got a full bladder, half an idea of where I’m going; it’s Tuesday, and I am wearing sunglasses. — Bloo, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends What more do you need?
And guess who is singing?
I have almost deleted this whole weblog three times in the past two weeks. Had my finger of the delete button, ready to go, but didn’t. Not sure why. I have not really been reading other weblogs either. Nothing seems to satisfy.
I rediscovered one of my favorite pieces of scripture. It does not necessarily bring peace, but it does re-center me in Christ. And that is what my heart aches for. You have been told, O man, what is good, and what the Lord requires of you: Only to do the right and to […]
Above all, trust in the slow work of God. We are quite naturally impatient in everything to reach the end without delay. We should like to skip the intermediate stages. We are impatient of being on the way to something unknown, something new. Yet it is the law of […]
What if I climbed that mountain What if I swam to that shore What if every battle was victorious Then would you love me more? Would you love me more? What if I were everyone’s first choice What if I went farther than before What if I stood high above the rest Then would you […]
I have wanted to write and recommend this book for well over a month now, but the words never seemed to come to me when I sat down to write. This book has become one of those cornerstone books for me, one that has literary and figuratively changed my life. It has helped spell out […]
I was reading a post on another weblog this morning that reminded me of something. I once saw a bumper sticker on the back of a huge, expensive Ford Expedition SUV. It read, Don’t let the car fool you. My real treasure is in heaven. Does that strike anyone else as ironic?