Category Archives: Journey

faith

“Why aren’t you writing?” I haven’t been here much and there is much to tell. That question was asked of me three times in one day. I am not sure I have an answer that makes sense. I guess I … Continue reading

Posted in Journey, Saturday, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

apple, smapple

I am a huge fan of CS Lewis. He defines sin as anything that separates us from God. I have decided that there is an intentional sin and unintentional sin. the unintentional sin is when you simply dont know better. … Continue reading

Posted in Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

fan

In my apartment. I walk in and absent-mindedly flip the light switch on the right wall. I have plugged in a standing lamp and a fan to the outlet controlled to the switch. The light turns on and I can … Continue reading

Posted in Journey, Open Heart, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

the wheels on the bus…

I am standing on the edge of a highway. The cars whip by. The trucks lumber by. One particular day but for no particular reason, I jump out in traffic and try and stop the cars and trucks. The reactions … Continue reading

Posted in Journey, Saturday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

who are you?–gonna need a retina scan

I am, how are you? I am known by a list of labels: Father, Doctor, Ex-husband (which has many more labels associated, unfortunately), Son, Brother, Follower of Christ, etc. I understand the need to put a fix on who I … Continue reading

Posted in Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

the puppy and the mask

I am a puppy at a Halloween costume party. People show up in masks and costumes to enjoy the frivolity. I am not currently understanding the language spoken and am unsure the reason for the masks. Occasionally, someone looks over … Continue reading

Posted in Journey, Open Heart | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

boom–now what?

My world ended. It wasn’t as loud as I thought it would be. I originally thought it was imploding more than exploding, but I have seen the shrapnel injuries since then. Sometimes, I get people who will wave the injuries … Continue reading

Posted in Journey | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

RECIEVE

The newborn in the NICU will shudder with loud voices, but doesn’t flinch with the alarms going off in the crib next to them. The infant will focus in on the crumb lost in the shag carpet, but blocks out … Continue reading

Posted in Journey, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

are you?

Dang it, crying AGAIN! I am not good at emotions. For a long time, I hid from them. I retreated to my basement (physically and metaphorically) and escaped from having to feel anything. There was a moment in my life … Continue reading

Posted in Journey, Saturday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

excuse me, spit or sweat?

I was remembering a time in college. I was at KU for my first year and went to a Frat party. I never pledged, never really wanted to, and maybe this story is why. I walked the street of the … Continue reading

Posted in Journey, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment