Month: August 2006

Autumn is Coming

I can smell it. Cool, fresh, tingly, wheaty. Fall is coming. Chasing after the warm sun on the horizon as each day is shorter and shorter as the year approaches a close. I smell the silage being cut, the ground staying moist, the pollen… Continue Reading “Autumn is Coming”

Victor Wooten "Amazing Grace"

Victor Wooten you aren’t in tears by the end of this video, be afraid… you might not have a soul. *sniffle*

Of Selfishness and Wine-Tasting

I spent the evening with two co-workers tonight. We brought wine, talked and watched a stupid movie (I won’t embarrass myself by saying what it was. I’ve already embarrassed myself enough today.) And for some reason, when I arrived home I started to think… Continue Reading “Of Selfishness and Wine-Tasting”

Double Hee

I’m slightly amused that I actually get this pop culture reference. It makes me feel really, really old. If memory serves this line is from a TV show that takes me back to my high school days and the episode somehow involved brightly-colored spandex… Continue Reading “Double Hee”

Boundaries – Part 1

In an effort to curb sexual temptation among the staff at Saddleback and other churches, Rick Warren established 15 rules for Saddleback staff standards in order to maintain moral integrity: – Thou shalt not go to lunch alone with the opposite sex.* – Thou… Continue Reading “Boundaries – Part 1”

Hee Dan “Southpaw” Smith’s parody of “Baby Got Back”. This made my day. So funny.


You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do. (Eleanor Roosevelt) I’m not courageous. Not that I’d ever considered myself such. I… Continue Reading “Courage”

Book Knowledge

1. One book that changed your life:Most recently, Captivating by John and Stasi Eldredge 2. One book you’ve read more than once:Piercing the Darkness by Frank Peretti 3. One book you’d want on a desert island: (note: not the ONLY book)How to Survive on… Continue Reading “Book Knowledge”


“You can’t chase a runner.” My pastor and I were talking last night after rehearsal and that came out of his mouth. I’m still thinking about 24 hours later. It’s the first time I”ve heard it worded quite that succinctly. And a concept so… Continue Reading “Running”


I need to know why things are the way they are between us. This awkwardness. This indifference. This avoidance. This pretending nothing happened. Making sure none of our friends know the awfulness that lies between us, unspoken but all said in looks across the… Continue Reading “Crashing”