Monthly Archives: May 2013

Limitations

Walking my way through an extended time of Sabbath brought me to the place where I had to realize and confess, “I’m finding out that I don’t have what it takes.” When we enter into God’s rest He brings us … Continue reading

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Failing to “Succeed”

Taking a six-month Sabbath slowed me down a lot, forcing me to pay attention to the negative personal narrative I’d been carrying around my entire life, and then God used the quiet interlude to confront me with some important and … Continue reading

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The Runt – Part II

When God invited Gideon to join Him in delivering Israel from oppression, Gideon asked God a question. “I’m the weakest member of the weakest family, in the weakest clan, of the weakest tribe in all of Israel. I’m the runt! … Continue reading

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The Runt – Part I

In my last post I talked about my Disney induced fantasy of being discovered as the world’s greatest at something. What’s funny is the fact that God has this habit of picking people who aren’t the “world’s greatest.” The human … Continue reading

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World’s Greatest

I used to have this childhood fantasy created by a Disney movie. Actually this childhood fantasy was so powerful I took it with me into my adult life. Disney put out a movie called, “The World’s Greatest Athlete.” It was … Continue reading

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Freedom To Enjoy

Realizing that you don’t own a single thing, and you never will, is very scary territory for control freaks (like myself) because we tend to live in fear that our lack of ownership will lead to our lack of enjoyment. … Continue reading

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Escape From Unreality

When God draws us into a time of Sabbath with Him, He draws us into a place where reality and unreality are no longer mixed up in our minds and hearts. As the famous saying goes, “You can’t take it … Continue reading

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