an-them /anTHem/ noun: a rousing or uplifting song.

Recently, I’ve read articles supporting the idea of dropping our current National Anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” and adopting something that reflects those things we claim as our beliefs; our “self-evident truths,” I suppose. In the articles, there are two reasons given most often for making such a change. First, the fact that Francis Scott Key…

In Four Part Harmony: Part 1 – Curves Ahead.

In July of 2019 I was thinking about two things. The first was how I felt about posting my last writing for this blog and wondering if it would be the last one forever. The second thing I was thinking about was the approach of my move to a halfway house. Going back in time…

Locked

Keys We all have them.  Keys to: our car; our house; our desk; suitcases; diaries; the shed in the backyard; and the list goes on.  They are simple tools that we use to facilitate our lives.  They come in many sizes and shapes and even colors. But have you ever really thought about what they…

Memorial Day Prayer

Every year we lose brave women and men and add hundreds of veterans to our nation’s roll call. These fine people do what they do for love of country and for love of their fellow countrymen. We are indeed blessed to have each and every one of them stand up for freedom and human rights…

“Live Like You’re Loved”

Because you are. In a recent article Behind The Song: Hawk Nelson Shares The Heart Behind Their New Single “Live Like You’re Loved” written by FreeCCMAbby for FreeCCM we read these wise words from Hawk Nelson’s lead singer Jon Steingard: “God’s love for us is not based on how good we are, it’s based on…

A Journey Begun

Welcome. It is one of my sincerest hopes that you will walk my journey with me and find your way out of whatever wilderness, prison, captivity, or exile you find yourself living. I’ve begun and am already becoming renewed into a new life. Unbelievably, I’m finding true freedom behind the razor wire topped fencing. I hope you’ll enjoy your time here.