My parents were planning a road trip one weekend and asked to borrow my car.  It was still fairly new at the time plus it got great gas mileage, which is the reason they wanted to use it. I told them yes because I’m the best son in the universe…and they bought me that car […]

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What is Chaos?

Oops! I should probably explain the term, Chaos. So here. Being incarcerated, being diagnosed with an illness, being bullied, seeing your family be torn apart, losing your job –these all have one common denominator:  Chaos. I’m no expert on suffering.  I’m merely a patient.  During my darkest times, I asked myself what I needed to […]

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Haters Gonna Hate

Grace is something people who are suffering cling to; but Grace is wonderful for the wounded and the healthy.  Everyone needs it and would be completely hopeless without it. Let me go ahead and call out the elephant in the room.  You may be thinking, “Here we go…Grace.  I knew this guy was one of […]

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Raining Elephants and Hippos

Let’s go ahead and talk about the other elephant in the room:  As sin is equal in God’s eyes, so is our Chaos.  To Him, no one has it “worse off.”  He cares deeply about our pain no matter how big or small it may seem.  And when we hurt, He hurts.  (Check out Isaiah […]

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The Adventures of Luke Bryan

Growing up in the south should mean that I’m used to bugs, animals of all kinds, dirt roads, and everything else ever mentioned in a country song by Luke Bryan.  But I’m quite the opposite.  I love adventure, but I also love air-conditioning.  I love it so much that I think we should have a […]

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Lions, Llamas, and Lamps

The story of Daniel and the Lion’s Den (Daniel 6:10-23) moved to the front of my small brain while I was praying for a court date I had coming up. I love how alive God’s Word is and how it’ll come back to you at the perfect time; it does not return empty (Isaiah 55:11). […]

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