End-For-Now

End-For-Now

At this point in the year, all kinds of endings-for-now are happening. There are not any more major holidays (at least for a few weeks). Students are planning for their final exams. Graduation parties are being planned. The excitement that long, sunny days and family...
Rock Concert Thoughts

Rock Concert Thoughts

I had the chance last week to go to a concert here in Dallas. Switchfoot is a band that I really enjoy, so any time they are in town, I try to see their show. They have a great culture of community and love about them, from their lyrics to their shows to the group of...
Panic and the Christmas Story

Panic and the Christmas Story

I recently went to a Christmas dinner that was to have a devotion before the meal. When the host asked if I would be one of the readers for the Scripture portion, I casually agreed. Not a big deal, right? It’s most definitely part of the Christmas story. Well, I was...
Peace for the Big Day(s)

Peace for the Big Day(s)

My wedding celebration and reception was this past weekend. It was a day that Francisco and I will remember for as long as we both shall live. It’s a day when as many loved ones as possible, on both sides of our families, were in one place at one time. We got to...
Lost and Stubborn

Lost and Stubborn

From Mark 9, “…[The disciples] did not understand the saying and were afraid to ask Him.” I can’t recall the number of times before GPS or since when I was lost while driving or riding a bike in an unknown place. That’s not to say I am excellent with directions, but...