Category: Article

Say “I see”

June 14, 2018

I was out at the drop zone one day soon after I’d begun skydiving, when the idea occurred to me. I know, I thought, I’ll get a cabin out…


June 07, 2018

Here are some of my favorite prayers: Help. Please. Don’t. Show me. Guide me. Change me. Are you there? Why’d you do that? Oh. Thank you. Today, I will…

Slow Down and Let Go

June 05, 2018

On a road trip up the California coast a while back, I tried to call home only to find that the batteries in my cell phone had died. I…


May 07, 2018

No matter how long we’ve been recovering, no matter how solid our spiritual ground, we may still feel an overwhelming desire at times to punish, or get even, with…

Serenity – Day 7

April 29, 2018

Oh, I see. God didn’t promise a life free from problems. God promised peace if we put our trust in him. Prayer: Serenity and peace are great gifts. Higher…

Serenity – Day 5

April 27, 2018

“I was lucky,” a man explained to me. “One of my first mentors in life made me practice serenity. Whenever I’d call him in full-blown panic mode or with…

Serenity – Day 4

April 26, 2018

“I’m all panicked. I don’t know what to do next,” a friend explained. “I’ve been praying all night asking God what to do so I can calm down.” “What…

Near the Top

April 24, 2018

I know you’re tired. I know you feel overwhelmed. You may feel as though this crisis, this problem, this hard time will last forever. It won’t. You are almost…

Appreciate who you are

April 13, 2018

Scott was sixty-nine when he took up skydiving for the second time in his life. He had jumped in the British military in World War II. When the opportunity…