Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

I’ve been dealing with depression recently. I go through these spurts from time to time. When I go through them I feel completely unqualified to be sharing about the need to draw closer to God, since I know I’m doing such a poor job of it myself. Maybe, though, I need to be honest when …

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Do you choose a word of the year each year? I have the last few years and it’s interesting. The word I choose is something I pray about and a word I try to reflect on throughout the year to remember why things that are happening in my life are happening and how they are …

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“I don’t see a change, Lord,” I said one night, laying in bed, thinking about all my health issues. “Some days it almost seems worse. No matter how much I pray for healing. Figuring it all out is so expensive and I don’t want surgery if I even need it. What do I do?” Silence. …

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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 I feel could affect my own well being or that of a family member. If I think …

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Thank you to Michelle Delp from Pasture-ized for sharing this guest blog post with us today!   A pilot relies on the person in the tower to navigate him to safety. He can’t see that air traffic controller. He can’t always see the dangers around him, but he trusts that when he gets the message …

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