spiritual gift

What Is Prayer…and Am I Any Good At It?

Those who work with me have undoubtedly heard me say that prayer is one of my lowest spiritual gifts. I am 100% sure about this, but I regularly get surprised reactions from people when I tell them. What Is A Spiritual Gift? To me, a spiritual gift is something you do that brings you and…

God Please Derail Me

I recently pre-ordered the new book by Chip and Dan Heath called┬áDecisive: How to Make Better Choices in Life and Work. One of the main points in the book goes like this: Prepare to Be Wrong: we are overconfident, thinking we know how the future will unfold when we really don’t. We should prepare for…

Lord, Keep Me Alert, Safe, and Legal

I was driving from Austin to Dallas recently, and I prayed my standard road trip prayer: Lord, keep me alert, keep me safe, and keep me legal. All three of those petitions have a back story. Keep Me Alert I was driving from Port Aransas to Austin, ready to move in to my dorm at…