Keep It…Fun: Inviting God In

Keep It…Fun: Inviting God In

I’ve always struggled with having fun. Not that I don’t want to have fun, mind you; I struggle with the concept of having fun. There’s a tremendous amount of pressure I feel when I’m supposed to be having fun: Will I feel satisfied when this is over, or will I feel...
Capax Lament

Capax Lament

Over the past month, Jayne and I have been concentrating on making space for God in our lives as a way to observe this season leading up to Easter. I’ve gained a lot in the process of intentionally slowing down, spending time in silence, and waiting upon the Lord. But...
Capax Lament

Creating a Holy Place

Or do you not know that your body is a temple [a sanctuary] of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and that you are not your own?                                                 –I Corinthians 6:19 NASB95 Having studied architecture during my...
Capax Lament

Reality…Gratitude…Space for God

Even before I became a follower of Christ, I knew what my biggest sin was (as if there’s a “small, bigger, biggest” chart of sins—but you know what I mean): I was the kid who was always looking around at everyone else and pointing out what I didn’t have. My friend got...
Capax Lament

Capax Kitchen

Reflections on Making Room for a New Kitchen A few years ago we started dreaming of the possibility of renovating our 1970’s kitchen. Last fall we pulled the trigger and ordered the new cabinets. So exciting! Early in January, we started demolition (yes, we’re doing...