Helping God Write My Story

I cannot live in a world where everything is predetermined, an ant world in which there is no element of choice. I do believe that we all have a share in the writing of our own story… Sometimes the very impetus of overcoming obstacles results in a surge of creativity….

What to Paint?

Why paint? That’s a question I’ve asked myself. I have some reasons, but sitting in a room with an empty canvas has made me realize I’m not all that excited about painting whatever I can see from that room. I could paint from my mind, but that’s rather hard to…

In a hole in the ground, there lived a Hobbit

And he looks just like Tim from BBC’s The Office. That’s because they are both played by Martin Freeman. I enjoyed The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, and enjoyed it more than I expected too. The Hobbit, for my tastes, is an okay book. It’s worth reading, but I think it’s…

Hope for the Day After

Tomorrow, we will likely know who the next President of the United States will be. It’s not an unimportant election, and one candidate will be better than the other (opinions differ on who that will be). But this I know. As our pastor, Darren, put it, the Kingdom will still…