As I continue along with my 2019 goal of sharing a song I wrote each month, my choice for February would of course be a love song. I’m finding that the type of love song I write tends to be more about the daily grind of life rather than simply the warm and fuzzy feelings. […]Read more "Song: Trees Bending with the Wind"
This is another entry in an on-going series focusing on Matthew 1-4. You can catch up by visiting the previous post here. As Matthew chapter 2 comes to a close, Jesus is a child living in an obscure town. As chapter 3 opens, the narrative jumps a couple decades and introduces us to John the […]Read more "The Baptist and the Pharisees"
When was the moment your impending death became real to you? When did the brevity of life and the passing of time become known to you? Perhaps you were young when this happened or maybe later in life. Perhaps you have yet to have this moment. But regardless of whether or not you’ve reached this […]Read more "Fighting Off Death in ‘The Epic of Gilgamesh’"
As I mentioned in my annual Reflections post, part of my resolution for music in the new year is to post a song on the blog each month. Some artists challenge themselves similarly by writing a new song each month. I’m not so brave yet. These songs are “new” to a point, some may be […]Read more "New Song: Restore My Soul"
This is part of an on-going series around the first four chapters of Matthew’s gospel. You can read the previous post here. It is practically cliche among Christians to say that God has a plan for everything. I would say, based on the Bible, that it’s true, but it’s also easy to take for granted. […]Read more "All A Part of the Plan"
Everyone hits a point from time to time where they feel the need to re-evaluate their life. You can only do something for so long before you suddenly become aware of the monotony of life, or you question the value of what you’re doing. I think this is healthy and needed. It’s much easier to […]Read more "Reflections on 2018: Coming Back to Me"
Yes, my friends, it’s that time again. We’ve come once more to the end of a year and so comes forth another pointless list of the best books I read for the year. I hate to say it, but most of what I read in 2018 disappointed me in some way. I think this is […]Read more "Best Books I’ve Read in 2018"