Posts by C.J.

07/13/2020 : A Shot

Posted by on Jul 13, 2020 in Weekly Updates 2020

Thankful and Contemplative.

I have been given an amazing opportunity by my current employer. I have been tasked with managing not only a single massive project but several. The company may look radically different 18 months from now due to things I am researching and developing now. Further, the future projects that I have on deck, for the long term, are equally exciting. Three years from now, if I simply maintain my present professional trajectory, my life will be radically different. And improved.   

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07/06/2020 Halfway through another year!

Posted by on Jul 6, 2020 in Weekly Updates 2020

Putting my son to work shredding mail to use as packing for the eBay store. It’s not running a farm, but it’s in-home work done together with great satisfaction.

Can you believe that we are halfway through 2020? It does not seem possible, and I suspect that the back half of the year will only move more quickly and then the first.

Where do I stand in all this? Nowhere extraordinary.

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06/23/2020 The Sinner

Posted by on Jun 23, 2020 in Uncategorized

Full Disclosure: Not thinking, just posing.

Short and sweet today. I know this is late. My updates just aren’t happening on Saturdays. I have no excuse. I choose to prioritize my responsibilities for my eBay store (listing, shipping, etc.) over posting. Maybe I shouldn’t, but I do. It’s what it is in this season.

Bottom line for today: I’ve been thinking a lot about sin lately, and I am guilty, constantly guilty, of a variety of sins. Resentment. Bitterness. Envy. Pride. I could go on-and-on. Even as I pursue excellence and virtue, it seems that every sermon I hear reminds me of areas in which I fail to repent. In so many ways, my sin feels more entrenched than any righteousness. People don’t believe me when I tell them, but it’s true.

And yet, I have joy.

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