Obedience

Then they sailed to the country of the Gerasenes, which is opposite Galilee. Jesus then asked him, “What is your name?” And he said, “Legion,” for many demons had entered him. And they begged him not to command them to depart into the abyss. Now a large herd of pigs was feeding there on the… Read More Obedience

Respect The Boundaries

As the saying goes, “You can pick your friends. You can pick your nose. But you can’t pick your friend’s nose.” It’s a boundary issue, apparently. Boundaries are everywhere. Doors. Locks. Red lights. That miniature arm rest between airplane seats. Deadlines for filing taxes, completing work projects, applying for loans. Sales with “limit 2 per customer”.… Read More Respect The Boundaries

Blessed

We mourn the loss of possessions, youth, vitality, money, relationships, status, power, jobs. We mourn the loss of our idols. We would be rightly judged as embracing “loss prevention”. We eventually struggle with the final loss of death. In a recent message, my pastor described death as “the vehicle that takes you to God”. Death… Read More Blessed

Out Of Gas

One of the results of Hurricane Harvey was an imaginary gasoline shortage in the Dallas Texas area, where I live. One by one, gas stations and convenience stores ran out of fuel as fear-filled drivers waited, sometimes for hours, to fuel up their vehicles. I visited 5 stations before I was even able to find… Read More Out Of Gas