Tag Archives: In the Spirit

Sound advice for all of us “supers”

Time, again, for that good advice from Elastigirl, the “super” from the film, “The Incredibles.” In this fast-paced animated feature movie, Bob and Helen Parr are retired superheroes trying to have a normal life blending their family into the suburbs, when … Continue reading

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Powered by the Spirit

Bold, brash, belligerent, impetuous, Simon Peter was the perfect leader in that he was always out in front — sometimes too far, but in front. He beat everybody to the tomb after the women reported seeing Jesus alive. He was … Continue reading

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Bluffing in the Spirit

My favorite part of The Princess Bride is the final scene (except for the kissing at the end). Westley has somehow managed to get into Buttercup’s bedroom, though he is completely powerless. He’s had the life sucked out of him … Continue reading

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Did you know that you are a Super Hero?

To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory. (Colossians 1:27) Super Heroes save people, and you can do that because Christ is … Continue reading

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‘The answer is blowing in the wind’

And the wind was low And He brought me to the water I felt His hand and joy began And there was meaning   – Chuck Girard Ah but I may as well try and catch the wind.   – Donovan It … Continue reading

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Banging doors and barking dogs

I woke up to a storm raging against my windows and doors. First there was the wind; then there was the rain. The wind blew open one of our doors that doesn’t latch properly, and slammed it shut when it … Continue reading

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In first place

Ever wake up in the morning with some good news on your mind? There was something good in the air when you went to bed, and in the morning, that feeling is still with you, though you might not immediately … Continue reading

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Faith and flying hooves

Dark Horse is the story of one who unexpectedly wins. And in that regard, it is the story of all of us. None of us planned on having eternal life. None of us expected to have our sins forgiven. None … Continue reading

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