Epiphany on the Amazon. Realizing Your Purpose.

I recently went on a mission trip to the Amazon Rain forest. We flew into Manaus, Brazil to stay the night then headed up the Rio Negro river the next day. Our boat ride was about 5 peaceful hours skimming along the water of that amazing place. We were there to build church number 95 …

Be, Today.

Very interesting observation this morning!! Soooo....my wife has encouraged me to start attending the "men's bible study" at church. I know I should and it'd be good for me but DANG, it's at 6am!! Anyhow, I got up at 5am this morning and attended. She's usually right 100% of the time. The pastor leading it …

The Matrix. Yep!! I Took The Pill.

Many who know me have seen quite a bit of change in me the past month. This morning as I was having some reflection time and reading I kind of chuckled to myself. I thought, “Dude, I’ve totally taken the pill and entered the Matrix”. Things look so differently to me know. I have been awakened and I see things differently. I have a new realization of things around me in my world. I know this sounds deep and a little hokey, but it’s real.

What Gives Me Joy

Yesterday at church, the sermon was about Joy. I’ll stop capitalizing it now. I thought about that sermon all day. I’ve had a rough year with depression and feeling lost due to my injury overseas last year. I've pulled out of that hole but I have my mom