The experiences that had a major impact on my life…

These are the profound experiences in my life that have changed me:   I was brought up in a hell-fire-and-damnation church from age 16 mos. to 13 years. This one experience more than any other set the trajectory of my life. As an adult I had to change my attachment to a punitive, capricious God […]

“All of me, why not take all of me?”

“All of me, why not take all of me” has come into my life as a theme song, a prayer that I lift up to God: “I’m no good without you!” Day after day over the last week or so, these words have reverberated in my heart and mind. A year and a half ago […]

The Trajectory of Our Lives

When we think of the spiritual journey, I think we are so now-focused that we don’t think of the whole trajectory of our lives and how what’s happening today fits into it. I have thought a lot along these lines because I grew up in a hell-fire-and-damnation church in Louisville KY from ages 1 ½ […]

God Speaks to Us

It’s been thirty-seven years since I gave my life to Christ, and I’ve learned a lot since then about how God speaks to me. Sometimes I hear his thoughts in my mind, so different from my own that they stand out, as if highlighted, like the time I heard this: “I have an agenda for […]