The Ultimate Sacrifice

A life for a life. It’s an ancient thought – almost seemingly barbaric in nature. Many cultures and religions actually sacrificed living humans to their gods – the Mayans, the Vikings, the Aztecs… Ripping out hearts, draining men and animals of blood. And yet, Christians believe that one man, God in the flesh, is theContinue reading “The Ultimate Sacrifice”

Staring Selfishness in the Face

It’s easy to be selfish.  It’s human nature to only think about what we want when we want it, and how to get what we want… Or how we feel about what we want, or what we think we deserve.  We are born into this world believing that the world revolves around me, myself, and I.  Our automaticContinue reading “Staring Selfishness in the Face”

Needing a Hero

Sometimes, life doesn’t go as planned. Whether it be with our careers, our families, unforeseeable tragedies… or a global pandemic continuing to steal people’s lives and create chaos. We can’t see the future, but with a plan… life sometimes feels a bit more in control. Until it spirals out of control. What then? What doContinue reading “Needing a Hero”

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”