The Dead Weight of Regret
How should I think about the regrets I carry, and what can I do to resolve them? A little first-hand meditation on stuff that I regret in my own life.
Seeds of Endurance, pt. 2
In this third and last post I want to share some personal, practical observations on dealing with persistent illness. These are my own thoughts, but they are (I hope) seasoned by and anchored in the theological commitments I discussed in my last post. Nothing below should make you think I’ve achieved and am looking back—I am still early in the process of learning to “walk with a limp.” Right up to today, I am searching my way forward in Christ.
Seeds of Endurance, pt. 1
After posting a little meditation on endurance from Colossians 1, someone said that everyone with a chronic condition should read it. It made me think about what else I would say to encourage someone like that. Not that there aren’t already dozens of books about suffering and dealing with chronic brokenness of all kinds—I’ve read a few and been encouraged. But what would I say right now, from my own point in the journey?
Endurance for the Night
When we sing together in worship we’re either singing words addressed to God or to one another. In either case, we really should mean what we sing, shouldn’t we? And some of the things we sing are—well, difficult to mean.
A Life-giving Gospel
How is following Jesus (aka being a Christian) like a peach tree and two best friends?
The First Post: Shining a Light with Words
What are we trying to do (and not do) here?