That’s a lot of people inside my head but don’t worry because the title is a little misleading. A more accurate title for this post would be, I Wish I Was Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego. For those not familiar with my “I Am _____” series, this is usually the part where I add the disclaimer about me knowing that my name is really Dave followed by something that eludes to the fact that while I may be Dave I am still Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego or whomever the title suggests I might be. This time is different. This time I can only wish I was Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.(more…)
I’m still trying to figure it out. What seemed so clear to me in the past is being challenged. I am not sure how or why I came to believe what I did but I think it’s time I let the Holy Sp**** challenge me. I’m not sure how many of you would join me on this journey. I’m not sure how many will stop reading my blog. I find each time I am challenged to look at things differently, I wonder where I will end up. The one thing I know is I will not end up where I started.(more…)
A Call To Prayer
People around the world sit in their homes waiting for good news. They wonder how long this will last. They wonder what they touched, who breathed on them, what dangers lurk that science has not yet discovered. In history when countries and continents were ravaged by disease all people had was prayer. There were no answers. Science was not that advanced. God was all they had. When prayer was answered people recognize that there was something more than them. But now we have medical science. Now all we have to do is sit and wait, hunkered down in our homes until this passes. Someone will come up with a vaccine. Someone will discover the treatment. All we have to do is wait.(more…)
I have no idea what your first thought was when you read the title but I have to hope it grabbed your attention and caused you to want to dig deeper. I guess if it offended you rather than intrigued you, you wouldn’t have made it this far. If you want to know why I would use “Holy S*****” as a title read on but let me warn you; this post will continue to use coarse language that isn’t often used or its meaning discussed in Christian circles today.(more…)
It is winter in Canada and even if it wasn’t you would not catch me on a golf course. Two weeks ago I said I was metaphorically going fishing (see Gone Fishing and I Am Still Fishing) to explain my break from blogging and this week I have metaphorically “gone golfing” so I can explain the latest. I know I said I was taking a break from blogging but I still would like to keep you updated as to new developments in my journey.
I announced in my last post (Gone Fishing), that I am taking a short break from blogging due to health issues. As you read that post you most likely assumed that I was cutting back on other areas of my life as an extension of what I was dealing with. This assumption was right except for one thing.