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March 24, 2019 • The Whereabouts

I am a bad writer – So, I must write

Last updated on March 28th, 2019 at 12:59 pm

Kenz and I had the privilege of having some friends from out of state over. We hosted them and really enjoyed spending time in the mountains— doing quite a bit of hiking.

Christopher Morris Enjoying Rocky Mountain National Park
I lost a battle with this picture. It wont face right-side-up. I am bad at writing and pictures obviously 😉

What was so special about this trip is that we had friends to share time and conversation with. I realized, in deeper ways, that I am reluctant to say things to people and to voice my opinions and cares. It has been a slow process for me to open up about my opinions.

Being Timid isn’t so Attractive Anymore

You know the sort of firestorm that can come about when someone in a crowd is wearing a MAGA hat or when a Christian voices that they believe in creationism? The uproar, the laughter, the smugness of inevitable response. That is how I envisioned every conversation where I would stand up and say what I thought.

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September 28, 2018 • The Whereabouts

A Completely Honest Question and How it can Add Perspective to Your Faith

I have really enjoyed the last few months. I am newly married and it seems that we are really in stride at this point. There are some things that could work a little smoother, but everything is actually awesome.

I was thinking about the relationship I have with my wife and I wondered if there were lessons that would transfer to my Devotion to God. Like, little things that I have noticed in general life that I can apply to my spiritual life. We are physical creatures (but not merely physical), so sometimes we learn best by seeing something play out in life before we really know how it works.

For me, this really struck a chord. My walking in faith has been well the last few months but I was looking for a broader perspective. I had a feeling that my scope of who God was and how I should relate to Him had been un-growing. Which is fine, but really I needed to make headway. Recapture some of that awe.

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