Free Birds

Our Need for Intimate Relationships

On February 17th, 2017, I found myself in the theater, watching Patriots Day starring Mahlberg. It was meant to be our “date night,” but Susan wasn’t feeling well. When I asked her about our plans, she suggested I go see a “guy flick” instead. As I sat there, strange sensations rippled through my body, an […]

The Mystery of “Purpose”

We don’t know what to do with ‘old people,’” my senior pastor declared during our first meeting over breakfast in an Atlanta suburb. I questioned, “What do you mean?” He elaborated, “We have a ‘cruise ship’ mentality, and it bothers me.” Confused, I inquired, “Cruise ship mentality?” He explained, “We allocate money in the budget […]

FreeBird Central: A Heart Connection

Let’s start at the beginning   a very good  place to start When you read, you begin with A-B-C When you sing, you begin with Do-Re-Mi (Julie Andrews, Sound of Music, Written by Richard Rogers) In Indian lore, there’s a tale of a young Indian brave who was out hunting one day when he stumbled upon […]