Reflection 015: Heading back northward

Today, as we all take one step closer toward 2019 (and I take one extra step on my suitcase so it’ll close), let me encourage you to hug the necks of those you love, to dare to do great things for Jesus this new year, and to, as Paul writes in Philippians 3, “press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called [us] heavenward in Christ Jesus.”

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Reflection 009

Sometimes, you have to put down the pen, which can be used to craft, or process a life that you thought you’d have, and try living life IRL. Yes, I usually blame my writing absences on being busy or having something too difficult to share at the moment. But this time, I haven’t wanted to write because I didn’t need to write.

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Reflection 008

So, I’m not really any emotional guy. Actually, strike that I am an emotional guy, but it doesn’t really manifest itself through real, live tears.

The exception to this rule is whenever the Lord decides to minister to me through song. This happened at church this past Sunday during our time of Communion.

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Photo Session #14: Hawaiian Vacation Recap

I haven't done a "Photo Session" post in over a month. I got a new lens that I'm trying to master (in addition to all the other things I want to master), and a few other things have happened. I'll tell you about those another time. Nevertheless, I'm so excited that #14 (my favorite number!) covers my recent vacation to Hawaii. None of us had ever been, and we'd been counting it down for almost two years.

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