There’s a scene in the movie Field of Dreams… a movie that goes missed by so many as I teach college students these days…
I took this picture along Lake Superior on a hike. The Lord spoke strongly to me about resilience. We are to PRESS IN. Persevere! Don’t give up. Through the wind and the storms that tree has stood strong. It is time for the church to understand its roots… and to STAND. Be resilient in prayer.Continue reading “Resilience”
And our dog is just fine with it.
We have reached new levels of fatalism in Minnesota. It is May 2. When I woke up this morning, I carefully made my way to the back door, braced myself, then looked out. Seeing no snow, I almost screamed, “YES!” It’s been a long winter.
Minneapolis, MN (55401) 7°F (-13°C) Clear
There is such a battle to be unique, to be quirky, to be a bit odd… set out in some way. We just don’t like normal. But in the “normal” we may find the power of God working through us. Yet, we will find in that moment that it will then be about GOD, andContinue reading “Why We Hate Normal”
I passed a place last night that really was trying to stick it to the weather. It was a drive-in restaurant. Not drive-thru… drive-in, like an old A&W. You had to get out of your car in the 5 below weather, go to a window and order your food. It wasn’t as surprising that theyContinue reading “Daring Mother Nature”
We live with transition all around us. I live in an urban area, so change is part of what stays the same. This morning I was taking the bus, so when I transfer I walk through the IDS tower crystal court, which is essentially the heart of Minneapolis. I’ve walked that route for months. AsContinue reading “Lost in Transition”
So far to date on this blog, I’ve had more “snow” falling on the blog than in our city. That’s changed today.
Ode to Coffee O! coffee, where art thou When I need thee now? In thy many flavoured blends A hot cup would be godsend. I cannot keep awake Without a short coffee-break. With thy life-giving aroma Save me from going into a coma. Java, Colombian or French Roast Thy every flavour, I will toast. ToContinue reading “Joyous National Coffee Day”