Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage

[...deeper into the path...] A Pilgrimage takes one on a long journey. Usually to a foreign country. As followers of Christ that country is heaven. However, God also takes us on our own individualized journeys that may lead us to unimaged places here on earth.  "Faith motivated Abraham to obey God’s call and leave the [...]

The Path

The Path

My mind is tired The path is worn  I've been pushing up this hill forlorn  The weight of another day ahead The road long traveled  Is wearing my tread.  But I still have breath And I'm still alive  The way isn't clear  But I still can rise I can’t see the answers  But I'm still [...]

Plowing Ahead

Plowing Ahead

We use the term "plowing ahead" to say that we are continuing to do something difficult or unsuccessful without resistance. Or as Paul the Apostle would put it, we press on toward the goal.  What was Paul's goal? It was a deeper relationship with Christ. As I think about plowing ahead two things come to [...]

You’re A What?

You’re A What?

Continued from The Path... The beginning of this story starts HERE. Andrew was a lot like mushrooms after a bad rain. He just kept popping up. I never complained about this either. Since he worked at the other end of the mall, he’d drop by on his lunch breaks. So for the next month I [...]

Identity

Identity

While we're all trying to learn to navigate a world that has required us to do things differently, many of us are also trying to stay the course of our own personal journeys, shining light where we can. I often feel that I'm not pitching in enough, but I've had to let this go.  It [...]