Persecution…or Opportunity?

Have you ever faced persecution? Real persecution? Unless you’ve spent time living overseas as a local in a creative access country, the answer is most likely “no”. We like to throw the term “persecution” around a lot these days. The checker at Walmart doesn’t wish us Merry Christmas. Our nephew’s elementary school performs a “Winter Concert” and sings “Frosty the Snowman” instead of … [Read more...]


  “Of what are you anxious?” my Father asks, “And why do you worry?”    My mind wanders and I can't think of an answer And wonder what I'm hiding or ignoring.    “Of what are you anxious?” my Father presses, “And why do you worry?”    Is there really nothing in me that comes from fear? Am I fully fearless?    I consider my life And … [Read more...]