Plugged In: The Holy Spirit

John 3:6-8 Flesh gives birth to flesh, but the Spirit gives birth to spirit. You should not be surprised at my saying, ‘You must be born again.’ The wind blows wherever it pleases. You hear its sound, but you cannot tell where it comes from or where it is going. So it is with everyone … Continue reading Plugged In: The Holy Spirit

Plugged In: Church Body

I've been struggling a lot lately in my connection with others. I've come to find that maybe I am struggling because I've been holding back parts of me.... I struggle opening up to people. It is really hard for me to build a connection that is outside a professional setting. I don't know how to … Continue reading Plugged In: Church Body

How Do I Become Saved?

There is so much Christians try to force onto people that they call salvation. They call how you dress salvation. They call the gifts of the holy spirit salvation. They even call the holy ghost salvation. What many Christians call salvation isn't truly salvation, but results of salvation. So I'll just put it out there … Continue reading How Do I Become Saved?

I Took the Scenic Route, and I’m Glad

Whose walk with God has been a linear line with no unexpected twist, turns, and detours? Whoever you people are, call me, seriously, I would love to pick your brain and your life experiences apart to learn from such a rare specimen. All joking aside... I doubt there truly are people who've lived a smooth … Continue reading I Took the Scenic Route, and I’m Glad


When you reach the end of your life and you stand before Jesus, what will he say to you? "Come on in my good and faithful servant". Or... "Depart from me you worker of iniquity". I think we all would like to think that we would be welcomed in, however, the Bible does tell us … Continue reading Deeper

Thinking out loud – Politics

I've spent a lot of time lately contemplating the state of my union. Not my marital union but my national one... The more we know, the more we have to admit we don't know. The more we see of this life the more we know there is so much more that we haven't seen. Where … Continue reading Thinking out loud – Politics


This morning's thoughts from my Facebook page: When life happens it is easy to think it is unjust and even random. When we go through life and things we plan for and hope for only get so far, then fall apart, it is easy to blame ourselves, our shortcomings, and our drive. We question whether … Continue reading Derailed