If scars were championships, I’d have Michael Jordan and Tom Brady beat! I’ve got the trach dent, a crooked eye, a bunch of marks from tubes to drain infected lungs, multiple stomach tube scars, a wrist with scaffolding, and all sorts of “interesting” stories on my face. And those are just my PHYSICAL scars! I … Continue reading “Scars” are Beautiful: We are Wounded & Resurrected at the Same Time
Over Easter weekend, my wife and I got to attend Olya's Nectar Flow yoga practice, a delicious class we adore. Toward the end she had us stretch our shoulders with our arms overhead in a Y and a strap pulled taut between our hands. Being who I am, this reminded me of Jesus hanging and … Continue reading Love = Shifting From “Me” to “We”
Have you ever had news that was SO exciting and AMAZING that you couldn’t wait to share it with others? That’s how I feel about the Eastern Orthodox Church’s take on Easter! This is the kind of beautiful, mind-blowing Truth that has the power to change lives in the most incredible ways. Now, I don’t … Continue reading Crazy Christianity: The Life Changing Beauty of the East’s Easter
I wasted years of my life. Well, they weren’t totally wasted but they were far less than they could have been. Why? Because I lived for the goal, I longed for the achievement, and I waited for the future. While the awards and milestones are great, they are few and far between. In recent years … Continue reading Celebrate Every Day, the Beauty of Finding Fulfillment in the Journey: An Easter Reflection
You know I've never met anyone who doesn't like Jesus? I mean, wherever you fall on the religious spectrum, I think we can all agree a Being who loved and cared for others to the point of being killed for them is pretty DOPE, right? I mention this both because Christ's Love transformed my life, … Continue reading Meditation on Living Everyday Like Its a Holiday and PARTY!