Written Reflections


New Year, Same You…

I have become mind-blowingly aware of the number of programs and resources that exist to help us “re-make” the person we are: Methods of self-help guaranteed to change us. Church “all-inclusive” packages that are “the way” we will encounter God […]



This time of year many childhood traditions come rushing back into our hearts. It might be the smell of the turkey as it’s served or the ornaments we unwrap as we put up our Christmas decorations. Without fail, something will […]


Encounter the Mass

Living our faith isn’t only reserved for what happens outside of church. Opening our hearts and minds while we’re present for liturgy on Sundays is just as important. Yes, showing up at the church is step one, but being a […]


Honey Bees

Nine years ago while sharing my witness of faith, the logo for our ministry became a honey bee. We display it everywhere and on everything as the reminder to “be who God created you to be.” Even in the catholic […]


One Reason…

Aimee and I held hands at Victory Life Church in Akron, OH, sitting next to a few other friends from college, on a warm summer morning, in 2012. We had gathered to celebrate the life of our college friend who […]


Back to the Desert

Here we are, full swing into a new year. No matter what last year brought, this one is still fresh and unwritten. A January “honeymoon phase,” with all of 2017 to continue reflecting, making changes, and moving forward. Personally, I’m […]


Not Ready Yet…

Christmas lights… shopping lists… holiday music on the radio… Everywhere we turn we see the world already starting to celebrate Christmas. Maybe “celebrate” isn’t even the right word. It seems we are just ready to start the partying aspect of […]


I Need You…

“I need you.” These might be the three hardest words we utter in our life. Three of the most courageous identifiers that gives us an indication we know who we are. Three powerful, beautiful words making a declaration that we […]


What the CLE Really Means…

“Remember, the next time someone is not giving you a chance or counting you out, you can be the one to rewrite history. ~Greg Wasinski *The following was written the morning after the Cleveland Cavaliers won the 2016 NBA Championship.* […]


From Believer to Disciple…

In Christian communities when people want to know if we follow Jesus Christ and His teachings, they’ll ask the question, “Are you a believer?” While this is a gateway to open a conversation about faith, I’m not so sure it […]

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