Meditation on Breathing Love

Have you ever said something hurtful or dumb, and wished you could hit the rewind button to make it so the words never came out?  As Lisa and I watched the Seahawks game, while I was taunting the other team for frequently complaining to the refs over trivial things (my first mistake), I called them … Continue reading Meditation on Breathing Love

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LIES WE BELIEVE ABOUT GOD PART 5

I’ve got issues.  While Jesus has always been my jam, for a long time I thought God more than disliked me. Worth, belonging, and love are fundamental human needs and I was convinced when it came to our Creator and Ultimate Reality, I’d struck out on all three accounts (as had everyone else). I now realize this … Continue reading LIES WE BELIEVE ABOUT GOD PART 5

Lies We Believe About God Part 4

When love is the way -- unselfish, sacrificial, redemptive -- when love is the way, then no child will go to bed hungry in this world ever again. When love is the way, we will let justice roll down like a mighty stream, and righteousness like an ever-flowing brook. When love is the way, poverty … Continue reading Lies We Believe About God Part 4

Lies We Believe About God Part 3

For most of my early adulthood I was caught in a vicious cycle of porn addiction that was, in part, brought on by my image of God.  You see, I thought our Creator’s default state was NOT liking me and sending me to hell, and ANY mistake I made in life was something God took … Continue reading Lies We Believe About God Part 3

Lies We Believe About God Part 2

I shared recently that I’m a recovering porn addict.  A HUGE part of this slavery was mistaken, yet QUITE common, views I had about God.  While in my addiction I was SUPER concerned with being correct about things, in my freedom and life I’m more interested in being connected.  The rewriting of what I think … Continue reading Lies We Believe About God Part 2

The Power of Viewing God More as a Verb than a Noun

What if we thought of God as more of a verb than a noun?  I think it takes us out of our heads and into our hearts, which is where relationship, experience, and love happens.  What do you think? Check out my short new video blog on the topic. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxkN7s0kzio   If you enjoyed this … Continue reading The Power of Viewing God More as a Verb than a Noun