Surviving the Dark Night of the Soul

Surviving the Dark Night of the Soul

How often do we say to a friend who is hurting, "What do you need? Comfort food? A sad movie to make you cry? Time alone?" I love the concern that those questions come out of, but what would happen if instead of directing someone to worldly comfort, we turned them towards the author of comfort? Instead of seeking solace in things, why don't we seek the Comforter? There is so much more to life than merely getting by, and there is more comfort available to us than a closet full of new clothes could ever give us.

Dear Dad

Dear Dad

Dear Dad, I love how much you love bluegrass and yodelling cowboys. You have been a calm, consistent presence my whole life. I don’t know who I would be without you. There are so many childhood memories that are a result of spending time with you, from playing baseball in the park to asking you [...]

Focus

Focus

Where do you usually look during the day? Down at your phone, over the steering wheel out the windshield, at the ground beneath your feet, at the computer screen in front of you, off into the distance wishing that you could be anywhere else but where you are right now? Where we look is where [...]