No soul that seriously and constantly desires joy will ever miss it. -- C.S. Lewis As I sit in a Pacific Coffee shop my mind races. Puzzled on how to begin writing what is bursting at the seam to be put down on digital ink. The overwhelming thought on what exactly is the point of … Continue reading XXX: Restless Wayward Child
Joy alone cannot unfold the deepest truths, although deepest truth must be the deepest joy -- George MacDonald I can't believe it is already April. That all so funny date is approaching this month, 4/20. How I use to long for that day in college. I truly believed I was experiencing life caught up in … Continue reading Courage at the Forks in Life
I'm not the guy to tell you how to handle your feelings, but I've learned, that you got to let them out. You got to share them with the people who love you. -- Randle, This is Us My mom got me into the show, This is Us, back in the states. It's a good … Continue reading Fearing the Joyful Feelings
"How strange, I thought, our eyes are set in front of our head and we can see only one image, whatever is in front of us. The whale's eyes are set on both sides of its head so that it can see two different images - one on each side of its head. But people … Continue reading Striving for Happiness
You know I'm having a hard time putting digital ink down with this question. I think this is a question every human being has, currently, or will struggle with at one time or another. I mean how can my 24 years of life experience be enough wisdom on this matter? Won't stop me from trying to … Continue reading What are we meant to be?
"The Prodigal Son at least walked home on his own feet. But who can duly adore that Love which will open the high gates to a prodigal who is brought in kicking, struggling, resentful, and darting his eyes in every direction for a chance of escape? The words “compelle intrare,” compel them to come in, … Continue reading Compelle Intrare Through Testimony
"Indeed the safest road to Hell is the gradual one -- the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts" -- C.S. Lewis, Screwtape Letters Merriam Webster defines MUSIC as the science or art of ordering tones or sounds in succession, in combination, and in temporal relationships to produce a composition having … Continue reading Believers of Cheap Grace