A matrix, according to the Urban Dictionary is, “A computer-generated dream world built to keep us under control in order to change a human-being into a battery.” We human beings generally are a fearful lot, embedding our drive for certainty in expressions of power rather than in the risk ofRead More
You Never Need to Feel Shame
I sat having a conversation with a young man whose life is at a crossroads, largely in ruins, because of the broken places of his soul and his choices. He comes from a similar religious heritage as I do, so we have language in common. In this moment, he believesRead More
We Leak What We Love.
Last year I made friends with a child in Uganda who was abducted and mutilated by witch doctors. Amazingly, I also met a surgeon about the same time, a man named Randy Sherman who happened to be the world’s leading expert on repairing the exact damage done to the UgandanRead More
Did Jesus Make Mistakes?
My eight-year-old grandson, “G,” is having a conversation about mistakes with his Dad, my son. G: “Dad, do you think Jesus ever made a mistake?” Dad: “Well G, very smart people have had different thoughts about that question, what do you think?” G: (After reflecting), “I think he did, because howRead More