Legacy

"No legacy is so rich as honesty." - William Shakespeare "What will be written on your tombstone?" asked our men's small group leader at church. By asking this question, he was urging us to think about what we wanted to be remembered for... The most famous Instagram account? The most successful businessman? The greatest actress? … Continue reading Legacy

Kneel

I remember a class assignment in my undergrad when I had to attend and report on the similarities and differences of a Catholic mass, compared with a protestant church service. As I entered the "Basilica of the Immaculate Conception", why do Catholic churches always get the epic church names?? I was again awe-struck by the … Continue reading Kneel

Hortative

"Keep it secret, keep it safe." "You shall not pass!" These are both examples of hortative phrases from Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings. Def: Giving exhortation : serving to advise or warn. Both words hortative and exhort are from the Latin word hortari, which means "to urge." We do not often shy away from … Continue reading Hortative

Complacent

As I thought about the many words I could have written, I continuously contemplated and complained of the contemptible cultural constructs and the conundrums of our customs that have consistently coincided with conflated consciences which have been curiously concealed. Conversion in Christ is rarely conspicuous even in churches of called out congregants. Change came in … Continue reading Complacent