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Posted on October 10th, by Dan Lance in Head, Heart. 1 Comment

It all started with an early morning idea and one amazing picture on my phone of me eating filet mignon on a paper plate at the beach.

Well, to be truthful, this idea probably stems back further to April 21st of this year…my birthday…the day I turned 37.

Rewind 5 months…

It was my last day of employment.  I was asked to leave my position as a pastor at the church that I had worked at for the last five and a half years.  On my birthday they had what I like to call my “open casket funeral.”  I sat in a room with friends as they passed by crying and giving their last regards.  Happy Birthday Dan!

I stand back five months from that day and try to reflect on the journey that has me at my dining room table in Longmont Colorado, 20 hours from Redding California, the place that I saw myself being for a very, very long time.  It’s hard to put into words the feelings and emotions that come from losing something that is so connected to your heart and passion.  Leaving Redding was torture for my family and me.  And every time I looked at Instagram feeds it … Read More »