coding a better web experience
with the Word of God
I take pride the life I’ve dedicated to the Lord and the things that I write. Over the past 20 years I’ve been writing stories, poems, rambling thoughts some inspirational, and have accumulated “several” unfinished books. For ten years I’ve been working as a front-end web developer learning how to shape and craft amazing web experiences.
November 8, 2014
How do we understand the differences between our needs and wants? It can be difficult to differentiate them and even harder to wade through them when our emotional state is high. Personally, I’ve been reminded constantly about the need for safety and significance within my life. For years I tried hard to keep my home and work lives balanced by not bringing home things that were affecting me at work and by not taking what was happening at home to work. Over the course of the last few months that has been exceedingly harder. The unbalance in both areas of my life started to give my manager and co-workers cause for alarm as my habits started to become irrational. Even my wife started to think that maybe it was time for a job change because of the undue stress it was inflicting. Read more.
September 18, 2014
The unfamiliar sounds of the wind between the buildings and cars bustling to office spaces I have only, but briefly known are drowned by the early morning sunlight. That rush of traveling to an unfamiliar place has diminished in recent years as my life has settled around my wife and daughter. They are where I never want to leave and that is where I feel most at home. On a recent trip to Portland, Oregon I was awakened to the rush of what I used to love about traveling to new places. The air, the sounds, and the feel of the pavement against my feet as I traveled along foreign avenues. Read more.
September 16, 2014
Enduring trials is one of the hardest and most enriching parts of the Christian faith. Though the triumph of those trials is often misconstrued or misdirected until that one brief moment when we realize the intent and true victor of our trial. The strength to both endure and overcome a trial doesn’t come from an inner, hidden strength to see us through. Honestly we don’t have that kind of strength hidden away for a rainy day; it simply isn’t within us. When we attempt to fight against our inadequacies in the midst of a trial we find ourselves frustrated, tired, down right angry, and so on. We cannot struggle alone and hope to overcome. Read more.
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