Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Still Searching for a Messiah

I think I have finally put my finger on something. I have felt it at different times. Being a pastor exposes you to people’s expectations. “What are people looking for in a pastor?” “What do they expect?” I have my … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts After a Hurricane

Hurricane Ida was one of the most destructive hurricances to hit the United States. The damage is still being assessed. Over a million people are still without power. Many communities may never be fully restored. On Saturday night, as the … Continue reading

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Vaccines and the Coronavirus

My wife thinks I’m crazy. She is probably right. “Why in the world would you want to write anything about vaccines? You are just asking for trouble.” A quick perusal around social media will make it clear that talking about … Continue reading

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The Complexity of Compassion

Compassion is a tricky thing. It isn’t always what you think. Recently┬ámy family and I saw a man asking for money on the side of the road. We have experienced enough to know that giving money is usually not the … Continue reading

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Decluttering Your Brain

Do you feel like your brain is in a fog? Struggling to focus? Fighting anxiety? Stressed? We live in an age of distraction. Our minds are constantly pulled in a thousand directions. Everything is competing for our attention. It’s hard … Continue reading

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