Approaching Easter (part 2)

So what is Easter really about? The easy answers are; Christ, Jesus on the cross, the resurrection, etc. If you are someone who has grown up around the church like myself these are all very familiar to you. If you are an active church member you may be aware of the fuss this season can…

Approaching Easter (part 1)

The season of Easter has always been important to me. Growing up my parents were active in church so the Easter season meant spending more time at church than usual. I remember at age 4 or 5 wanting a green suit to wear for Easter Sunday. Even at a young age I was strong minded…

Waking For Dawn Patrol

Recently I made a decision. I have decided that with the warm weather coming back I want to push myself. I want to wake up early weekdays¬†before work and head to the ocean. My plan is to embark on the beloved beach past time of dawn patrol. Dawn patrol is paddling out on a board…

Experiencing Technical Difficulties

The lifeonward site is experiencing some technical problems. First it was not posting to Facebook like it is supposed to. Now a main tool for blogsites called Jetpack is not wanting to connect back to the site. There are issues. One could say there are technical difficulties. Technical difficulties, technology problems, etc. These terms and…

Just As The Moon Follows The Sun

This past Wednesday as I was driving to work I realized something, I realized I had forgotten it was Ash Wednesday. Needless to say, for the first time since I started observing lent I missed going to an Ash service. I was disappointed in myself, but as I thought about what I would be doing…

Know Your Place

Ever since I moved to the Saint Augustine area over 4 years ago I have said I would use this old desk I have for work. I have moved 3 times and until this week I have not actually gone through with this plan. I finally did sit at the desk with my computer to…

I Can’t Take It Anymore

The Presidential Inauguration is live streaming on my phone. A dramatic moment for our country and world. I sit thinking on how we have gotten to this place in 2017. I think about the heaviness many of us seem to feel. The weight of violence, the many suffering, the hatred of opposite sides, the feeling…