Yesterday an Amtrak train crashed here in LA killing at least 5 people, Bush recently gave his second inaugural speech, the Tsunami happened in India killing 150,000 people just a few weeks ago, I finished my shooting my film last weekend, Matt Taflan and I shot a short monologue for his “Destination West” project, this weekend I am going to shoot a music video for Books Died On, and plan my 4 talks for Wyldlife weekend retreat coming up in a couple weekends. I am exhausted and need to run away. God right now i don’t feel like giving a talk let alone one that will save, right now I don’t feel like doing anymore school work, i feel like taking two weeks off, crawling under a rock and crying. God grant me mercy, and make my talks full of your power. Holy Spirit draw me closer. hold me under your shadow – as the world falls apart let there is one thing we can count on and that is your mercy.
...is the William R. Rogers Director of Friends Center and Quaker Studies at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC. Wess has a Ph.D. in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary, served as a "released minister" at Camas Friends Church, and is the father of three. He enjoys sketchnoting, sharing conversation over coffee with friends, listening to vinyl and writing creative nonfiction. View all posts by Wess