Questions That Will Direct the Course Of My Life… maybe :: Part 4

This is the fourth (and final) part of a series of posts that I started a couple weeks ago. Each week has addressed a different self-evaluating question that I am using to help focus the direction of my time and energy. 4) What is worth doing? I recently heard a quote from a book about … Continue reading Questions That Will Direct the Course Of My Life… maybe :: Part 4

Questions That Will Direct The Course Of My Life…maybe :: Part 3

This is the third part of a series of posts that I started a couple weeks ago. Each week will address a different self-evaluating question that I am using to help focus the direction of my time and energy. Question #3 - What am I passionate about? Some of you are probably thinking that this … Continue reading Questions That Will Direct The Course Of My Life…maybe :: Part 3

Questions That Will Direct The Course Of My Life…maybe :: Part 2

This is the second part of a series of posts that I started last week. Each week will address a different self-evaluating question that I am using to help focus the direction of my time and energy. Question 2 -What do I enjoy doing? It seems to me that our culture seems to be stressing … Continue reading Questions That Will Direct The Course Of My Life…maybe :: Part 2

Questions That Will Direct The Course Of My Life…maybe :: Question 1

So, yesterday was my 32nd birthday and as anti-climactic as 32 is, it still seems like a good time to evaluate my life and the direction I’m headed in. It’s a chance to get honest about who I am and who I am not, who I will be and who I won’t be. As I’m … Continue reading Questions That Will Direct The Course Of My Life…maybe :: Question 1

The Spiritual Discipline Of Trash Collection

Back in my college days I was a part of a scholarship “ministry team.” Which should let you know that I went to a Christian school, since nobody else gives you scholarships for “ministry.” The specific team I was on was called YouthQuest, which sounds really lame but it was actually pretty awesome. We traveled … Continue reading The Spiritual Discipline Of Trash Collection

The Things We Do For Community… Even if that community speaks Klingon, wears skin-tight costumes in public, and carries the rank of lieutenant on an imaginary starship

So, I’m going to make a pretty big confession here. I’m a recovering “Trekky”(or Star Trek fan, for those of you too cool to know such things).  I hesitate to say this because I know what immediately jumped into your minds - the freaky, geeked-out dudes in costumes arguing whether Geordi was a better engineer … Continue reading The Things We Do For Community… Even if that community speaks Klingon, wears skin-tight costumes in public, and carries the rank of lieutenant on an imaginary starship

Plane Malfunctions :: Thoughts On Our Delusions Of Self-Importance

On Saturday, I'm headed out with a team from my church to assist in running a camp for kids in a pretty remote part of Alaska...well, what part of Alaska isn't pretty remote. Anyway, it should be a blast. I was just thinking that this will be my first plane flight without the kids in … Continue reading Plane Malfunctions :: Thoughts On Our Delusions Of Self-Importance