Welcome to my blog about living as apprentices of Jesus! I am passionate about spiritual transformation and about helping others become like Jesus for the sake of others.
One of my favorite quotes is: "Whatever job we get and whatever task we are assigned can serve as a container for grace" (Eugene Peterson in "Practical Resurrection"). I pray that the words and sentences on this blog may also serve as "containers of grace" for its readers.
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Monthly Archives: November 2013
MY JOURNEY Today is Thanksgiving Day in America – a celebration that was hard to hang onto because from all sides I am being pushed into Christmas consumerism. But I just finished writing to all seven of the kids I sponsor around the world though … Continue reading
COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL On Nov. 8, Super Typhoon Haiyan blew across the Philippines leave death and destruction everywhere. As I listened to the news, I posted a story about Aibie, my 11-year-old sponsored child in the Philippines, praying that she and her five siblings and … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES It’s a cliché, but it’s probably true: If you are an American over 12 years of age you probably remember where you were when you learned that John F. Kennedy had been assassinated. I was in the library … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES On the way to doing something else . . . isn’t that often how some of our best moments come about? Anyway, on the way to doing something else today I came across two lovely quotes from one … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES Soften Us by Edwina Gateley O living God, soften us! Let the fire of Your love thaw the frost within us. Let the light of Your justice sear away our blindness. Let the grace of Your compassion heal … Continue reading
MY JOURNEY Last week I watched a moving episode of NCIS. One of the story lines on this episode saw Leroy Jethro Gibbs, the “Boss” of the unit, commandeered by his aging father to visit a dying WWII vet who had … Continue reading