Humbleness: The Christmas Story

I cannot help but love the Christmas season. There are so many reasons that I should not like the Christmas season: rampant consumerism, the “war” on Christmas, and the selfishness of it. However, it is the story of the birth of Christ that always brings me back to the reality of God’s nature. The story … Continue reading

Passion

Passion is defined as “any powerful compelling or emotional feeling, such as love or hate.” What are some things that people have passion for? Sports, politics, money, music, a significant other. One of the things that seems to be lacking from Christians these days is passion for the Word of God and for the Grace … Continue reading

An Honest Prayer During the Night

God why do you leave me with things I cannot fix? Why do I stand here alone? Why are my nights filled with doubt and my days filled with struggle? God why am I stuck in a job I do not enjoy? God why can’t I do all the things I say? Why did you … Continue reading

The Buffoon Philosophy

Buffoonery and Philosophy is a strange name for a blog, I know, but I will try to explain why I changed the name and what it means to me. The first word, buffoonery, has roots in Latin, French, and Italian. It is a word that is used for odd jokes, tricks, gestures, and (my favorite) … Continue reading

That Constant Struggle

There is struggle in the waiting, in the watching, In the wondering of when You will come Hurtling over the horizon to meet me. In the air there is a feeling Of noticed anticipation; Or, perhaps, that is just the air in my lungs, Coming out in worried gasps, Revealing my tainted perception. But whatever … Continue reading