Our culture is losing its grip on the value of real, human, interaction and community, even casually. Focused more on self - even in the name of justice - we've reduced people to simple objects.
Come away from yourselves! Ignore the news reports, stop reading the memes and lock your eyeballs onto another human being! Seek to understand rather than to be understood.
In my white, rural upbringing - living on a farm with chickens and ducks - I’d been insulated from the experiences of my brothers and sisters of color. I thought I had a clue. What I found out was that I wasn’t even close
I don't venture into the political or controversial realms in my writings. I intentionally chose a different tack several years ago and I've stuck to it. But I feel something deep and very personal in this.
There is absolutely no slowing the pace of society. But there is a way to find our own rhythm amidst a crazy culture hell-bent on performance and achievement.
There is a God-intended rhythm to life that's been lost, even dismissed. If you're honest with yourself, deep, deep down, you know this to be true. Capturing that rhythm will change your life - forever.
Society has a problem and it has infiltrated every fiber, especially the church. There’s an “epicenter epidemic” run rampant in our culture!
Woundedness is part of our world. Yet, how we handle it, and how well we allow others to assist us can make all the difference in our health, healing and relationships.
I miss Robin Williams not because he made me laugh, but for something far deeper - something more profound than just entertainment.
Unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground and dies, it cannot produce a multitude of harvest. Death, as dark as it is, is a necessity. But not all death produces good fruit!