Posts from July 2018

Living to Please

Who do you live to please? There’s really only a couple of options. People live to please themselves or someone else. We have gurus and self-help experts who tell us: “Take care of number one!” “Get Yours!” “You do you!” There was a point in history where people served someone higher than them in social standing,…

Lonely Places

Have you ever listened to the Bible being read out loud? Lately, I’ve been listening to the book of Luke through the YouVersion Bible App. When I listen to something I’ve previously read, I hear it differently, and gain a fresh perspective. And through this listening, a few things have jumped out at me. Especially this… But Jesus often…

Turning Fear into Joy

Yesterday I spent the day with my family at Wild Water Adventure Park, or as you long-time Clovis people would say, Clovis Lakes. The park has changed a lot since I was a kid, but some things remain pretty much the same… like the big family tube ride, The Rapids. This is the first time…

Adventure is Everywhere.

Do you agree with that statement? Most kids seek out adventure. Their natural bent is to move towards adventurous things, even dangerous things. But at some point along the way, many of us lose our sense of adventure. Why? In short, I believe it to be the result of two types of conditioning: experiential and cultural conditioning.…