Learning to Be Free

Have you ever taken the time to read the various definitions of the word freedom?  Most of us have a decent enough sense of the word.  And, unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you’ve heard many arguments for and against symbols of freedom and respect or disrespect as it relates … More Learning to Be Free

Plugging In

Serving has always been important to me.  And being part of a church family has always made serving easy for me in the past.  When we lived in Raleigh, I found great joy in the time I spent serving others in our church. When we moved to Erie, it took a while to find a … More Plugging In

Still No Regrets

When life seems to be full of challenge and opportunity (see Dad, I did listen), many of us question the path that led us to those challenges and opportunities.  Either internally or through conversations with family and friends, the question inevitably comes up, “do you regret it?”  I can honestly say I have no regrets. … More Still No Regrets

Baggage Be Gone

We all have baggage of varying degrees.  We’ve all had bad experiences.  It’s what we do with that baggage that can, at times, define us…not as much who we were, but who we are. Over the past 16 months or so, I’ve learned a lot about myself.  I don’t think I will ever stop being … More Baggage Be Gone