I came to the realization today that it has been right at a year since I received word that I was selected by the Army to attend CPE. It was the culmination of two years worth of conversations and about four months worth of preparing my official file for the board. I had asked for … More Adventures in The Chaplaincy: Clinical Pastoral Education
Something to think about for those who would claim to represent Christ while at the same time holding to a Satanic ideology of white supremacy. When Jesus taught his followers to pray, he specifically told them to pray “Your kingdom come.” In this model prayer Jesus tells his followers to look expectantly toward the coming … More The Lord’s Prayer As a Counter to White Supremacy
I’m very much a Baptist. At least that’s how I think of myself. Yet one of my current CPE classmates likes to joke that I’m a “bad Baptist” because I keep a condensed version of “Common Worship” on my desk and I regularly write out prayers. So how does a Baptist come to appreciate liturgy? … More How a Baptist Came to Appreciate Liturgy
This wall jumped out at me while I was visiting the Washington D.C. area to look at housing for our upcoming move. I brought my pocketable camera with me on the trip with the hope I’d be able to capture some photos for the challenge and turns out I was able to capture pictures to … More Week 18 – Purple
This photo features the middle son. I felt a little bit bad since the oldest had been in a number of the photos but none of the other kids had. I grabbed my camera, opened a window, asked him to smile and started snapping away. I was glad to capture one of his signature faces.
Another photo I snapped while at the National Training Center in the spring. The desert landscape combined with dust, wind, and a setting sun made for some truly striking moments. Once again, I was glad to have decent camera handy to capture some of it.
Random McDooglefish was a kid just like any other kid. Except not. Other kids had after school activities like sports, tuba lessons, or even karate. Not Random McDooglefish. He was the only kid he knew who had his hobby. When Random was younger, his Dad brought him out to the magical shack in their backyard … More Random McDooglefish and The Radio Shack