Love God. Love Others. Only by allowing God to love you.
When I think of my approach to God in my times of trouble, I am generally aware how much of my trouble I brought on myself. Sure, I am aware sometimes my troubles come upon me from other people or by effect of living in a broken system called humanity where evil things happen. But…
THE SHAPE OF YOUR LIFE
by The Ragamuffin Preacher The shape of your life will be in direct correlation to the shape of your heart. This is the redundant and life giving message that echoes throughout all of Christian scripture, helpful and healthy theology, gospel communities, and Divine contemplation. Oh, but much easier said than done, right? For me, it…
The day before the day before a New Year of 2017: Remembering St. Kyle Jennings
Tomorrow, Dec 31 – it will have been one year since Kyle died. I’m pretty sure.
A half burnt cigarette and a heart filled with tears
As I smoke my cigarette and stare at the christmas lights that wrap around my back porch I can’t help but ponder about how symbolic this smoke is for my short life.