Category: identity

Some Things that Bug

What is it about the blogging community that can simultaneously bring out my self-esteem issues and my rage at the same time? There is the self-righteous blog, too good for anyone with a differing opinion. There is the high-horse blog, that if you disagree,… Continue Reading “Some Things that Bug”

Top Ten Myths About Christians – Part 2

Read Myths 10-6 here. Myth #5 You have to go to church to be a Christian. How does the old saying go? “Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than standing in the garage makes you a car.” So what does… Continue Reading “Top Ten Myths About Christians – Part 2”

Top 10 Myths About Christians – Part 1

The inspiration for this post came from the link attached to the title of this post. I enjoy reading each week. It’s a chronicle of a brother and sister attending different churches each week and sharing their experiences. Although I’m not sure about… Continue Reading “Top 10 Myths About Christians – Part 1”

Little Reminders

Every guitar player has their favorite pick. Not one actual “pick” but the one brand, texture, and thickness you found that fits you. I am no different. When I first began to play, I sought the advice of professionals at one of our local… Continue Reading “Little Reminders”


America is the culture of overchoice. When faced with what should be a simple decision, the amount of time we spending weighing the pros and cons of each option is rarely worth the ulcer we got in the meantime. Tall or grande? Non-fat or… Continue Reading “Choices”


Now I know why no one understands me. INTJ. It can’t be good when you are lumped into a group of people that includes Arnold Schwarzenegger and Hannibal Lector, can it? (C.S. Lewis is also on the list which makes me feel better. I… Continue Reading “Yikes”

Who I Am Hates Who I’ve Been

I watched the proverbial sunrise coming up over the Pacific andyou might think I’m losing my mind, but I will shy away from the specifics…’cause I don’t want you to know where I am ’cause then you’ll see my heart in the saddest state… Continue Reading “Who I Am Hates Who I’ve Been”

The Heart of an Artist

So I’ve spent the last two weeks thinking. A lot. And I’ve spent the last two weeks sheding many many tears. I’ve never really thought of myself as a negative person. In fact, I’ve ended two significant friendships because their negativity having such an… Continue Reading “The Heart of an Artist”

What Now?

My mind unprepared yet my heart prepared, I feel a crushing blow. I sit facing my friend – shocked but not shocked. Somehow I knew but didn’t know the unhappiness was so deep inside. I was reflecting into the people and places who didn’t… Continue Reading “What Now?”

What If It All Means Something

I’ve been pondering a little about why I write here. Never too great at the handwritten journal, I was skeptical when I decided to start on online journal. That was three years ago (on and true to form, I didn’t keep up with… Continue Reading “What If It All Means Something”