To Finally Be Filled

I imagine when we finally see Jesus face to face, it will be a very fulfilling experience. I bet the second that we lock eyes, all of our little world and the joy and the pain we’ve experienced, will finally make sense. In an instant. No words needed. It will be like the final piece of…

What I Learned in Prison

I don’t typically talk much about what happens the 2nd Friday of every month in my life. It’s an activity I try to keep between me and God; a way to keep my spiritual sanity. But this particular trip was worth remembering and writing down. I went out to Joseph Harp prison, to speak to young…

“I Love You Daddy.”

“I Love You Daddy.” I have the tendency to not react well to criticism. Constructive criticism I’m fine with, but criticism that comes from an indignant heart tends to stick with me. This is probably a sign of weak leadership and is certainly a sign of immaturity on my part. Nevertheless, it happened recently, and…

… news from a country we have never visited.

… news from a country we have never visited. The books or the music in which we thought the beauty was located will betray us if we trust them; it was not in them; it only came through them, and what came through them was longing. These things-the beauty, the memory of our own past-are…

Gifts From a Good Daddy

Gifts From a Good Daddy When ever my son is gone, spending time with his mother, I obviously miss him. He’s never gone for too long. Three days is the most he’ll ever be away from me at a time, and that rarely happens. However in my recent past I’ve been buying small presents that…