Boondock Ramblings

Fiction Thursday: Fully Alive Chapter 2

Here we are at Holy Week! I know it seems odd that we will be celebrating Easter this weekend without full church services, but we can worship together at our computers and celebrate that Christ is Risen. I… Read More

Faithfully Thinking: Honestly, I don’t have it in me

I had thought about writing a post about trusting God, accepting God’s peace over the chaos of the world, but honestly, I don’t have it in me. I was going to write about how when people abandon you,… Read More

Faithfully Thinking: The Blessing

So many times we dismiss a pastor or a movement or a singing group because of one thing they did we didn’t like. Maybe we listened to critics who said this pastor or that person presented something against… Read More

Faithfully Thinking: The little girl who brought a community together

*feature photo credit: Brown Photography I generally skip past blog posts with sad stories, especially those related to childhood cancer so I would certainly understand if you skip this one. What is different about this one, though, is… Read More

Faithfully Thinking: Didn’t I tell you to let me handle it?

I am a control freak. I know it. My family knows it. God knows it. I’m not as bad as some people, no. But, I’m still someone who likes to control situations around me – mainly any situation… Read More

Faithfully Thinking: This Isn’t What I Pictured

This weekend I heard a sermon entitled “This Isn’t What I Pictured” and, boy, was it spot on for where I am in my life right now. I certainly did not picture my life where it currently is,… Read More

When people support you even when you feel like you stink

I put a notice on my blog Facebook page yesterday that I had some paperback copies of my book because a couple of people I know had asked about them. I wasn’t thinking about it as an advertising… Read More

Faithfully Thinking: God isn’t a vending machine

Recently I’ve noticed a couple of things about non-Christian, and even Christians, views of God. Mainly, the view that  “If I didn’t get what I wanted there is no God.” I’ve held this view in the past, so believe me… Read More

When you are in the darkness keep your mouth shut.

Here is some advice I could have used before I rambled too much on my blog about this period of loneliness I’ve been in. At times God puts us through the discipline of darkness to teach us to… Read More