Monthly Archives: July 2008

Sean Boyd Ezell

Happy 24th birthday!

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Thoughts about the journey

(original post – Friday, September 01, 2006) There is a temptation to think of one’s spiritual journey as individual. I do not believe that is true. I am one part of the pilgrimage of all of God’s people. We each … Continue reading

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What Christianity is About

(Original post 2007-02-03) N. T. Wright in Simply Christian challenged me this morning as he wrote about what Christianity is about. He first clarifies what Christianity is not about: Christianity is not about a new moral teaching as though we … Continue reading

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The Fence Parable

Occasionally I run through a neighborhood which has mostly neat, well maintained and attractive houses. The first time I ran through the neighborhood I couldn’t help but notice one house in particular. In stark contrast to every house around it, the place … Continue reading

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Finished

Yesterday we took Ryan and his new loft bed to Louisville. With his dad and mom, we assembled his bed in his newly painted bedroom. It looks very good and Ryan seemed to be pleased. There is a desk that … Continue reading

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The Project

Ryan has been visiting us all week. We have have been building a loft bed for his new bedroom at home. It has been a lot of fun and work. Ryan has done a lot of work and I have … Continue reading

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Echos of my Journey

Earlier I posted some quotes from the Internet Monk on his journey experiences and remarked how they echoed some of my own experiences. In a post today he summarized his journey and again I was impressed with how much I identify … Continue reading

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Friday Night Out

Yesterday I was invited to join a guys’ night out. The Crockett, Walt and Long men/boys went to Lake Herrington to fish, swim, tube, eat hot dogs and smores and celebrate David Walt’s eighth birthday. The evening was topped off … Continue reading

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Spirituality of the River

Dr. Erland Waltner at age eighty quoted in Dissent Discipleship: During the last decade of my life … I have sensed I am in transition on my experience of God …For many years my time with God was something like … Continue reading

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Surprised

There is ultimately no justification for a private piety that doesn’t work out in actual mission, just as there is no justification for people who use their activism in the social, cultural, or political sphere as a screen to prevent … Continue reading

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