Being a Lighthouse

I have seen many lighthouses along the shorelines of Michigan’s Great Lakes. Nearly every town on the water has at least one light that marks their port and there are many more set… Continue reading

The More Things Change…

The world we live in is in chaos…or so it would seem. We have riots, wars, and weather; tribalism, factions, and foes among friends. Everywhere you look someone is offended and others are… Continue reading

To Center My Soul

I love to drive. It really doesn’t matter where or when, but there is something nostalgic about watching the horizon in the distance get closer and closer, then see it pass by and… Continue reading

Just Letting You Know He’s There

There was a bit of thunder in the air the other night. Not the loud booming, roaring crashes that you might hear with a summer storm barreling through, but a gentle rumble off… Continue reading

The Man In The Middle

I have not always been the kindest person. I can be stubborn and cold at times. I have not always been the best believer and have, on occasion, raised my hands to the… Continue reading

The Truth That We Know

Easter bunnies, like clowns, are creepy. The other day while shopping there was an Easter bunny wandering around the store peeking around aisles and hopping through the garden center and handing out candy… Continue reading

Love Not Seen

It is no secret. If you have read previous posts you will know I am not really a fan of Valentine’s Day. It is overwrought, over sold, and overwhelming if you are not… Continue reading

Moving Mountains

When my kids were young I would hold their hands as we crossed the street, in large crowds, or just anytime they felt afraid or unsure or uncomfortable.  I would often carry them on… Continue reading

Fishers of Men (but who cleans the fish?)

I have never been a fan of fishing and probably never will. I just don’t get it; spend all your day sitting in a boat or standing on a shoreline waiting for that… Continue reading

Walking Away

As a young associate pastor, I was doing things that I felt passionate about, working with people that I cared deeply for, and serving in a place that had always been my home.… Continue reading