The Gift
Approval / Failure / God In Unlikely Places / God's Love / Grace / Judgement / Perfectionism / Relationships / The Power of Story

The Gift

The previous week was definitely a Smashing Pumpkins kind of week.  As one of my favorite bands of all time, The Smashing Pumpkins are one of those artists that I can listen to over and over and over again and not get tired of them.  Their first 3 albums; Gish, Siamese Dream, and Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness, are in my … Continue reading

Where is the Power?
Failure / Grace / Humility / Judgement / Relationships / Wisdom

Where is the Power?

It had been one of those days at work.   Constant interruptions from coworkers with things they needed my input on.  Interruptions from customers calling in with random requests.  Tasks that should have taken a few minutes took several hours because the software kept crashing.  Swarms of emails filled my inbox with various additional requests. … Continue reading

But I Don’t Wanna…
Approval / Grace / Humility / Perfectionism / Writing

But I Don’t Wanna…

I have a confession to make.  I don’t actually like writing.  It’s tedious, time consuming, and requires seemingly endless editing.  Agonizing over finding just the right words to convey the desired message, or just the right metaphor to describe something can be headache-inducing.  Then there are issues of order, flow and organization – the constant … Continue reading