Going for Gold

I love watching the Olympics. 206 nations come together in a series of games to compete for the bronze, silver, and gold while trying to set some world records. There’s nothing quite like it.  I suppose, a few millennia ago, the only thing that would cause such a convergence of countries would be plagues, violence,Continue reading “Going for Gold”

If God is Good

If God is good, why is there suffering and pain in the world? Not to intentionally nose-dive deep into theological philosophies, but I believe there’s a balance between God’s sovereignty and the free will he has given to mankind.  Does God give mankind the freedom to choose their eternal destinies? Yes.  But at the sameContinue reading “If God is Good”

To a Politically-Torn World

In the past year, it seems like the world has become more polarized with itself. Even within families, differences have spread into insurmountable gaps that seem impossible to cross. Whether it’s discourse over the COVID-vaccine, the 2020 political election, the attack of the Capital, racial justice, climate change, or any other number of “hot topics”, it seemsContinue reading “To a Politically-Torn World”

The Honest Truth

It’s difficult to be honest. Whether it’s honest with ourselves or with other people, it involves opening our eyes and taking a good hard look to invoke positive change. Because when we refuse to see, or when we are in denial, that’s when we become stuck, and we can’t move forward. Not everyone likes beingContinue reading “The Honest Truth”

Our Only Hope

I’ve been watching a lot of Star Wars recently. You see, I grew up loving the old movies and the prequels. I remember going to the movie theatres to see Revenge of the Sith; it was the first movie I watched with a PG-13 rating. There are so many intense themes that reverberate through theContinue reading “Our Only Hope”