Heartache

My heart aches when my friends suffer. At times, I'd rather take it on for them than see them in pain and anguish. Yet, is this proper thinking? Yes, we are called to bear one another's burdens. But, the burden-bearing is not of "I'm taking this one completely off of your shoulders," rather, it is … Continue reading Heartache

Pedestals of Sand

How much of our lives are spent trying to make it look like we have it all together? This self-image, self-pedestal producing mindset .. It is self-destroying. Sooner or later we will each come to the realization that 1. We don't have it all together, 2. We won't have it all together, 3. We can't … Continue reading Pedestals of Sand

Forward Progression: a Thief?

I'm sick of the acute immediacy of pain and unpleasant situations. You know, that illusion that points out that what is going on immediately is all there is and that nothing could possibly change. Yet, we know it will change. It's inevitable. The only constants in life are God and change, right? This is that … Continue reading Forward Progression: a Thief?