Intentionality-My New Life Lesson

I have been thinking a lot lately about being intentional and really focusing on making all aspects of my life directed and purposeful. To many times in this life I find myself drifting, doing things out of habit or convenience. There are so many times when I return home from work,¬†throw on the TV (out…

Am I Too Young for Nostalgia?

The simple answer to the question above is…well…yes. I’m 25 years old, so I am most definitely too young for nostalgia. Yet, the world has changed rapidly since I was a child. The internet was something quite new when I was in highschool, and laptops were just beginning to gain traction. Smart phones were non-existent,…

I Used a Dirty Word…Discipline

This is not a self-help blog, but is also kinda is. That is why I am comfortable with writing about this topic. Partly for my own edification, but also partly to spread the news. I have heard references to a number of new movements toward self-discipline and resistance to self gratification recently. I cannot tell…

Crossing the Mist

It is with a professed uncertainty that I take each step, my strides suppressing an ever-present urge to either flee or collapse in an entangled heap of restrained apathy. As that which inspires looses the luster it once held, due to the demystifying effect of knowledge-my eyes grow dim with a fatigue that finds roots…

Self-Sacrifice

In a world of twitter, order-in lobsters, and Pabst Blue Ribbon beer, self-sacrifice is a concept that receives very little attention. Quite often, the idea is viewed with confusion, uncertainty, and-quite often, with hostility. Many view the term as synonymous to being a push-over; to allowing one’s self to be trod on by the masses.…

Who am I?

Self examination is, in all likelihood, the most important activity that can be undertaken by an individual who desires growth in life. Who am I? I am a manager, a husband, a friend. I am, in a very deep way, a part of the body of Christ-but what makes me my own essence? Who you…