Buzz Lightyear and Other Superheroes

Do you believe you can fly? Buzz did. Right up until he learned that he was “not a flying toy.” I’m talking, of course, about the iconic intergalactic space hero Buzz Lightyear from the hit Pixar movie Toy Story. Buzz was the ultimate hero: supremely self-confident,...

Transactional Living (repost)

This devotional was originally published on March 20, 2018.I have a disease. This disease is characterized by brief interactions with others, short conversations and an underlying focus on time and efficiency. The effects of this disease include shallow relationships,...

Peter, Paul, and… Pain?

Have you ever stopped to think that pain and suffering are not obstacles but opportunities in your life? Nope. Neither have I. I tend to regard pain more as an adversary than an advantage. And certainly there is a sense in which pain can point to a problem that needs...

Three-Legged Race

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter...

Relationship, Perspective and Focus (repost)

This devotional was originally published on August 20, 2018. One of the most important habits of my life is the habit of waking up and immediately spending time with the Lord. When I first wake up, I do my best not to let my thoughts wander too far from him. I spend a...
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