The Log

The Log of Fragmentary Pleasures


I didn’t think of myself as uptight. I didn’t think of myself as perfectionist. I can point to my living space as proof against it: I don’t care about crooked pictures, crumbs on the floor, or dust on the decor. But as I look around the apartment, I see that the imperfections are skin deep,Continue reading “Flexibility”


In the eternal game of good versus evil, Jesus has curb stomped satan. Our side is so ahead, we are playing from a place of victory—we have the guaranteed win because this late in the game, there’s no way the enemy could ever score enough to catch up. The enemy just tries to do asContinue reading “Hyperconquerors”

Becoming a Real Author

Since I was a child, I dreamed of writing and publishing a book. I wanted to tell a story that would entertain, edify, and be memorable for decades. I had many false starts throughout the years, from my first attempt at a novel (which I still work on, by the way) to segues into theContinue reading “Becoming a Real Author”

It’s Been a While

I’ve had some changes in life recently: book about to be published, new apartment, more exercise, better diet. There’s been a lot of good going on, yet my mind gravitates toward the negative. For instance, I have a job interview in a few weeks for what on the surface seems like a better job. ButContinue reading “It’s Been a While”


Something that turns off non-Christians is our obsession with the end of the world and our getting to heaven. Non-Christians see the here and now, the decaying environment, the political corruption, the wars, famines, injustices, and natural disasters. But we’re focused on who the Antichrist will be, or when we’ll be taken away from allContinue reading “End-of-the-World-osis”

Thoughts on Psalm 13

“O Lord, how long will you forget me? Forever? How long will you look the other way?”‭‭Psalms‬ ‭13:1‬ ‭NLT‬‬ At times we can feel God has abandoned us to the wolves. Maybe we feel we’re unworthy of His love and protection. Maybe we feel so insignificant to not warrant His notice. Or maybe we feelContinue reading “Thoughts on Psalm 13”

Christmas is Coming!

I haven’t posted in a while because I’ve been busy working with a great editor to publish my first novella! More details soon!


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