Thursday 24th April 2014,

Browsing the "Lies" Category


What I learned about trust from my dog

My dog barks at shoe polish. You read that right. He growls and barks and his hair stands up when he sees shoe polish. A few months ago, I was cleaning a closet in our apartment and sorting things out. [...]

February 11, 2014 Faith, Honesty, Lies

Out of control

I’m the worst flyer in the world. I’m the one on the airplane that you see squeezing the armrests in my seat, the one hiding under a baseball cap, turning pale. Since 2010, I’ve flown about six or seven times. [...]

November 1, 2013 Faith, Fear, God, Help, Lies

Relying on the “Pick Me Up”

Why are you doing this? Out of emotion? Because of something in the past? Because you don’t like your present state? What makes you want to do this?   When we are covered in anger, or resentment… when we start [...]

October 22, 2013 Dating, Faith, Fear, God, Grief, Honesty, Insecurity, Lies, Listening, Pain, Suffering, Suicide

Depression Isn’t Tangible But Neither is the Solution.

Part of depression is not being willing to forgive. It may be someone who hurt you that you are unwilling to forgive. Maybe you did something and aren’t willing to forgive yourself. But it takes strength to be willing to [...]

October 11, 2013 forgiveness, God, Insecurity, Lies, Love, Suffering, Suicide

.Be Heard.

“Today you are you, that is truer than true. There’s no one alive who is you-er than you.” – Dr. Seuss I love this quote because it reeks of individuality. And it’s so true, there’s nobody in this entire world [...]

August 16, 2013 Addiction, advice, Help, hope, Lies, Pain, Suffering, Suicide

Closing the Cover to my Own Coffin

Do we really want to get well? Do you really want to overcome an addiction? Isn’t it so much easier to live with it than to spend all this time fighting it? The way I hear it played out by [...]

July 21, 2013 Addiction, Honesty, Lies


I’ve thought since I was a kid that I wasn’t good enough. This spoken word poem is about my story and struggle with inadequacy. [...]

May 29, 2013 God, hope, Lies, Stories, Video

Sincerely, Freedom

Watch this. Have your mind blown.   PLEASE  Share this! On Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Wherever. Especially if you’ve ever struggled with this addiction. Our good friends and sister ministry XXXchurch produced this video and we want to help get the word out [...]

April 26, 2013 Addiction, God, Grace, Honesty, hope, Lies, Pornography
Special Guest Pic

Mud or Masterpiece?

Information! It is with great joy that I get to introduce my mentor and close friend, John Burke, Lead pastor of Gateway Church in Austin, TX.  Of the men who’s shaped my life…John is one of them.  -Ben Sledge This [...]

January 31, 2013 Blog, God, Grace, hope, Lies, Listening, Resolutions, Special Guest
Ben Sledge Bio

Will Your Wallet Call You A Liar?

I can still remember my favorite Christmas as a child.  It also happened to be the same Christmas my brother choked me with the Nintendo controller wire when I refused to let him play The Legend of Zelda: A Link [...]

January 1, 2013 Christmas, Generosity, Giving, Honesty, Lies, purpose, Uncategorized