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The Daily Mess – Oswald Chambers & Battling it Out in the Ordinary

How often do we recognize the miraculous in our humdrum lives? Everyday? Every so often? Once in a lifetime? I’m a big fan of Oswald Chambers and have been ever since I purchased My Utmost for His Highest when I was in college. He has a way of stripping away the unnecessary and handing you, the reader, the bold, sometimes uncomfortable truth. One of my favorite things about Chambers is his recognition of the importance of living out faith in the ordinary things, in the day-in day-out life on planet Earth. Read more

Loss, Nudgings & the Eifel Tower

A glimmer of light catches my eye. I turn and walk toward the object reflecting the fluorescent light above. It’s exactly what I thought it was; its lines, moments before only apparent in my peripheral vision. An Eifel Tower. Not the Eifel Tower, but a shiny, silver wire replica.
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My One Word 2012: Hope

What do we mean when we use the word hope?

“Hope you can make it.”

“I’m hoping to get there in time, but I’m running a few minutes late.”

“My hope is that we can turn this business around.”

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