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Life is hard

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Life is hard. Oh sure, some people have it better than others, but everybody is facing obstacles and struggles of some kind or type. Physical. Emotional. Relational. Financial. Spiritual. Or some combination of any of the above. They’re all tied together. The Buddhist idea of all this pain and misery being merely an illusion is pretty hard to swallow, and it doesn’t really help in the here and now. Life is hard. So, what do we as people living in Christ do about it? This week as we begin Colossians 2 Paul is going to address this question by helping […]

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Trickles in the desert

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Trickles in the desert So. y’all have been warning us. “Wait until monsoon starts!” For the life of me I couldn’t figure out how all these dry drainage ditches, washes, and river beds were going to fill up. And then we got our first honest to goodness thunderstorm in Tucson last Saturday. And I loved it. And I can’t wait for more! Our new house backs up to one of these washes. Even though it didn’t fill up, there was a little bit of water that collected. And since that time, we’ve seen much more activity in the wash. More […]