Author Archives: Ben

Musings on Music

Well, this definitely falls under the classification of random musing! I also find it deliciously conflicted that I’m musing on music. Ha ha! Well, here we go! In the last year, I have run into many people that have reminded … Continue reading

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Observations on Sacrifice

I was considering something today, thinking back over my life, thinking what I would do differently if I had it to do over again. I live my without regrets, but I do reflect and acknowledge that there are things that … Continue reading

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No-Win Scenarios

“I don’t believe in no-win scenarios.” – Capt. James T. Kirk When I was growing up, I often heard, “Nope, can’t do that!”  I didn’t hear it from people trying to tell me what I could or could not do … Continue reading

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A Solid Quote from C.S. Lewis on Being…

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: Dark Days and Comfort

Did you know that to comfort also means to strengthen? Did you know that a comfort is something that strengthens you? I definitely didn’t! I thought comfort was something that simply made you feel good, not something that was supposed … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: He trains my hands!

“Blessed be the Lord, my rock, who trains my hands for war, and my fingers for battle;” – Psalm 144:1 I have a friend who is a military/war buff.  He signed up on 9/11, and he loves to serve his … Continue reading

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The Calling of Ezekiel

Years ago, I struggled with speaking the truth when I knew it was just going to be rejected.  Tonight, I struggled in the same way, and as I did, I heard the same thing I heard some 10 years ago, … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: The New Man…

You know, the first night…when the world collapsed…I slept in my clothes.  I couldn’t even take off my shirt without falling apart.  While to some of you that seems pathetic, to many of you, a tear just fell because you … Continue reading

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A Heartfelt Mind-Meld: On Hopelessness…

Just a brief note, guys!  Today, I find myself being torn sometimes to believe that things are hopeless, that my life will never get better, that things will continue to degenerate in the world around, that life is just over, … Continue reading

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We’ve Moved!!!!!

Hey all!  With the new series started, I’ve decided to move this blog to its own place!  We will no longer be posting at this site.  You can find us at: http://www.messytruth.com I hope you enjoy the new digs!  And … Continue reading

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