Tag Archives: God

Home to Bethlehem

Weeks ago when I posted about my desperate longing to find a home for my 9 month pregnant wife and I, there were many comparisons to the Christmas story.  At the time, we didn’t realize just how many resemblances there … Continue reading

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Touching Ground

Nearly a year ago to the date, my wife and I gloriously discovered the realm where our multi-dimensional passions align: community gardening.  This came after the major leap of faith of quitting my cushy job so that I could find … Continue reading

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The Birth of Vocation – Gardening as a Ministry (Part 3)

I rarely talk about this on here, but I actually believe I have received a prophetic burden and message.  There is a lot I could say about that, but I will say very little except that about 4 years ago … Continue reading

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The Birth of Vocation – Gardening as a Ministry (Part 2)

3 weeks ago I was in Minneapolis. Now I am in Atlanta.   A lot has changed since I realized my vocational calling was to garden with God.  I’ll pick up where I left off. After tending a garden with … Continue reading

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The Birth of Vocation – Gardening as a Ministry (Part 1)

It was February (4 embarrassing months ago) that I ended my last post in this series with a cliff hanger.  I pray no one held their breath to hear the rest.  We have been so busy with the doing, that … Continue reading

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From Winter

I am striving to leave behind the hardest winter of my life.  All around me, life is bursting forth.  The Sun’s great light warms the Earth, the birds sing overjoyed.  Yet I, like the still barren trees, am waiting to … Continue reading

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The Mystery

Sometimes I lose my faith when I read the Bible.  Don’t misunderstand me.  I don’t lose my faith as in abandon it, or give it up.  No, I lose it like I lose my cars keys.  It was right there when … Continue reading

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The Birth of Vocation – Cleaning House

After Day 1 of training, I was eager to continue.  We had banked enough money where even if this transition lasted beyond the 2 week period we still had enough money without me working.  In fact, my calculations projected it would … Continue reading

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The Birth of Vocation

Well friends, it’s time I make this known: I have left my cushy job at Towers Watson for something much better, but way harder. I am in the midst of one of the greatest tests of faith of my life.  I … Continue reading

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Economic Identity Crisis Part 3

(Economic Identity Crisis Pt 1; Economic Identity Crisis Pt 2) It’s time I post part 3 of this series.  Now I am supposed to share my confusion about helping the less economically fortunate.  Truthfully, I have been putting it off because it’s … Continue reading

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