Meet William

Today, as I was walking around Downtown Asheville, I had the opportunity to make a bench buddy. While taking a load off, I was able to talk to this gentleman and find out a little bit more about him… William is an 80-something year old man. He recently left his home state of California to…

Back to Proverbs

It has been quite a while since I last spoke about Proverbs within the series Righteousness vs. Wickedness. I thought that today would be a good day to return to this topic. Why? — well, why not? Every day is a good day to study God’s Word. Looking back at the last Proverbs post, I…

Christian “Brain Damage”

I would like to talk to you for  a while about what I believe all Christians experience at some point in their life. It is a phrase I call “Christian Brain Damage.” Before I go into further detail, please watch this short clip. It is an excerpt from one of Bill Cosby’s comedic videos “Himself,” made in…

Quick Thought & Here We Go

(photo by David de Groot) See this? This is the Canon T50. On this film camera is the Canon FD 50mm 1.8 lens. I now have both in my possession. It was found in my house earlier today, and my mother decided to let me have it because I enjoy photography. My mother would never use…

Surrounded by Water

I haven’t been able to take many photos lately. My surroundings have been dull and unexciting. I managed to take some random shots that turned out pretty cool. What I didn’t notice was that they all had one thing in common: Water! As it turned out, the rain and water that was all around me…

I went to the woods…

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. I did not wish to live what was not life, living…

Time Isn’t Hiding!

“It’s not that I don’t want to read my Bible… I just have to find the time to do it!” Sound familiar? I know it does to me. Those exact words have been flippantly shoved out of my mouth many times. Why??? Answer: I am afraid of accountability, I do not want to be held…