The other night I cheated on my wife. Well, sort of. It felt like it. It was all part of a disturbing dream I had. Ever have those? A dream so real you wake up wondering if it’s all true? I hate these kinds of dreams. They leave me feeling dirty and sad and hopeless… Read More Did I Just Cheat on My Spouse?
I pick up trash. It started a long time ago. I think it all began from a seed planted by those old “Keep America Beautiful” commercials from the 70’s — the one where a man portraying an American Indian stands by the side of the road and as a car drives by the passenger throws trash at his feet,… Read More Finding Life in a Fistful of Trash
In the last couple of posts, I’ve been sharing some thoughts about “3 eternal truths” of which a friend of mine reminded me. Truth #1: Things are not what they seem, and Truth #2: You were born into a world at war. These truths are a sort of “lens” through which he might see the world, a… Read More 3 Eternal Truths (Truth #3 – You have a crucial role to play )
I was talking with some buddies the other day about one of them is inviting his son into the “larger story” by passing along to him “3 eternal truths”. I wrote last time about “Truth #1 – Things are not what they seem“. Today I’m offering some thoughts on Truth #2 — You were born… Read More 3 Eternal Truths (Truth #2 – You were born into a world at war)
I was talking with some buddies the other day about one of their sons (he’s on the doorstep of entering his teen years.) My friend said he wanted to invite his son into the “larger story”. And so, (among other thoughts) he passed along to him “3 eternal truths”. He shared these truths with his son… Read More 3 Eternal Truths (Truth #1 – Things are not what they seem)
Let’s face it, we all look somewhere for answers. And if we’re honest with ourselves, we have to admit our tendency to hand-pick who and where we ask. For example, if I have questions/struggles about my diet, [whether consciously or not] chances are I’m going to seek out someone who will tell me what I want to… Read More Questions We Avoid Asking
I was just reflecting on a well-known bible story. You probably know it, its the one about a woman who was caught in the act of adultery and dragged before a mob and Jesus by the religious leaders. It was their obvious attempt to expose Jesus as a fraud while at the same time ensuring they looked good as… Read More When We Can’t Stand, Love Stands By Us
My friends and I recently returned from hosting our 4th LIFEQUESTweekend event. (I’ve posted previously about these events.) We love doing these events and hope they change lives, mine included! As any person who takes on the role of a “guide” or “teacher” or “public speaker” will tell you, what we’re really offering is our lives.… Read More What does it mean to “Rescue The Beauty”?
If you’ve followed my blog recently and read my previous postings “Bringing Our Unique Self to the Surface” and “A Powerful Grip” you’ll know from where this next story comes. Let me say right off, the LoveGodLovePeopleLiveFree.com blog is not really a “short story” forum. It is about finding life and freedom by living out… Read More One Last Letter for Christmas (A Short Story)
This posting is a departure of sorts from my usual posts, but I felt compelled to post it. And so, out of obedience and with great compassion and sensitivity I offer this poem (below) written several years ago. For years I struggled to put into words my life as a child, teen, and into my… Read More i am ‘The Stepchild’