You’re Not a Failure!

You’re Not a Failure! Recently, Lisa and I met a good old friend who used to go to my last church that I was the pastor of, and we had a little chat. I was telling her about that dream I had about my snowblower that I wrote to you guys last week. In a nutshell,...

The Cradle and the Fairy Tales

You have the cradle. You have the fairy tales. You have the church. You have the stories it wants you to believe. For some, they leave the cradle but keep the fairy tales. For some, they throw out the fairy tales but stay in the cradle. For others, they leave both...

Protect Your Inner Child

I do not like it when people mock other religions. I also do not like it when people mock the stages of faith that I have journeyed through. I’m not sure how this happened, but somewhere along the way I learned that it was not only negligent and shortsighted to...
there are many degrees of white

there are many degrees of white

This is a photo of the frozen river in front of my house today. It’s a bright day. There are many degrees of white. If it was overcast and someone asked me what the color #1 was, I would have said white. If it was a bright day and there were no snowmobile trails...