I wouldn't be a blogger if I didn't have an obligatory End of 2020 post. Someday, I'll look back at this and think "What a crazy time that was!" Not going to do a play-by-play, but there are a few moments and epiphanies that I had this year that I want to capture for myself. … Continue reading 2020 Year End Review
Not my final 2020 in review post, but just some thoughts for today. It will be interesting to see how friends, family, co-workers, neighbors, and businesses come out of 2020. For sure, some of the nonsense this year was driven by the election. People actually care about things like that. But the impact of Rona … Continue reading Pre-Year-End Review
On Sunday, I had a lengthy conversation with a friend at our chapel. He is also a police officer, a husband, and a father of 4. He's been on the front lines during the protests which, fortunately, was pretty quiet and calm here in Charlotte, compared to other states. One thing we both agreed on … Continue reading If you want to stop racism, start treating people as individuals
We are commanded to Love God and to Love Our Neighbors. You cannot claim to love God and hate a group of people. And you cannot truly love your neighbors and ignore the God who creates us both.
There's no shortage of social media coverage of the protests, riots, looting, violence, and the endless finger-pointing. And I'm more guilty than most for jumping into the pool with both feet, dropping a snickers bar, and angering many of my friends. If I had to guess, I've probably alienated 75% of my friends to the … Continue reading I’m Thankful For You