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

The Church Today

I have been reading┬áThe Well and The Shallows by G.K. Chesterton, which is a book of essays written by him and was published right before he died, and in many of these essays he writes about many of the controversies that faced the Church at the time. Many of the controversies he wrote about are … 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