Relationships are intriguing. Some last a lifetime like with your family, spouse, or children. Others last a season. Others last a job opportunity. Others last until a graduation takes place. Yet, there are a very small few which last a lifetime. Many have in the last several years picked up friendships from social media. Friends … Continue reading The Gift of Goodbye
Superhero, you don’t know the power within until the source of the power reveals Himself.
As I shared in Your Power, Superhero, Moses passed his power and Spirit to Joshua. Elijah passed his power to Elisha. Both men immediately faced an improbable challenge - a river. If you read both their experiences with a river, it appears it was easy.
What power would you possess if you were a superhero? Everyone has their favorite: be invisible, fly, freeze, climb, be lightning fast. Superhero movies and paraphernalia fetches billions and billions of dollars. We are drawn to its narrative of the natural becoming supernatural. Our inner most being is drawn to the possibilities becoming the superhero we were created to be.
I have a summer goal to do 10 short hikes this year with one being a long, strenuous hike up Georgia’s Yonah Mountain. Being a few hours from the Appalachian foothills in North Georgia and other hikes which include some of Georgia’s beautiful waterfalls, I can not help feel I have neglected some of God’s most precious creation.
Adoption found us. Though we tried countless ways to biologically have children, adoption eventually was in the greater plan God had for us and our children too. When I met Karen, I was already raising a teenager, Jerome, whom I had been raising since he was eight years old. One of the very first conversations Karen and I had was when she stopped me one day in a hallway and inquired about adoption. She had wanted to adopt as well.