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Why were We Created?

Sometimes you look around and think, “People!  What was God thinking!”  We’ve all been there.  People – sometimes you just want to smack ‘em!  God knows this feeling.  Jesus overturned the market place in the Temple.  He didn’t smack ’em though.  Go Him! So…

Miles 70 – 75

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! Luke 1:40 – 45 (Judean Hills) Mary visits Elizabeth Mary entered into the house of Zacharias and greeted Elizabeth. It happened, when Elizabeth heard Mary’s greeting, that the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with…

Miles 65 – 70

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! You arrive in the hills of Judea close to Zechariah and Elizabeth’s house.  Elizabeth is already waiting outside for you all – actually just Mary.  It was like she knew that Mary was coming. You wonder at this. …

National Greed Day

Welcome to my Black Friday rant!  It is out of control people!  People stay up so late to catch deals that they fall asleep at the wheel on the way home and cause fatal accidents.  People are spraying each other with pepper spray in…

Miles 60 – 65

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! You can see Jerusalem in the distance.  The city is huge!  You wonder what it is like to live there compared to Nazareth.  Maybe it would be nice to be anonymous for a while, not have anyone know…

Miles 55 – 60

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! Soon the sun will be up and it will be time for you to continue your journey.  You watch the fire at night as the camp lays sleeping.  In the distance you hear the desert foxes hunting, but…

Miles 50 – 55

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! During the heat of the day you find a nice piece of shade under a date palm and you all decide to take a bit of a breather.  Everyone thinks that it is nice to sit down for…

Miles 45 – 50

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! You are walking along enjoying the day, when out of the corner of your eye you see Mary stumble.  Simultaneously, you reach out to steady her and Joachim takes her pack.  She tries to take it back but…

Miles 40 – 45

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! Out on the vast planes of the desert you can see baby deer playing.  You point it out to Mary and you share the happiness in the wonder of God’s Creation.   God cares for even these poor creatures…

Real Minimalism

Minimalism is not about counting items and being obsessed with how much stuff you have.  It is not about animism as the Konmari method espouses, saying you have to thank your inanimate objects.  It is also not saying all you own can fit in…

Miles 35 – 40

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! The desert heat beats down and it is slow going.  If the Israelites and the Samaritans got along, this would be a much shorter trip.  You try not to complain, Mary and Joachim have enough on their minds…

Miles 30 – 35

Hey guys, welcome to Following Him! Mary talks to you about Joseph working in his workshop and wondering if he has left her forever.  You try to console her by telling her that Joseph always thinks clearer after he’s worked for a while.  You…