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: May 2014
STAYING OPEN: WRITING AS AN ACT OF FAITH For the next several months, I will be part of a writers group at a seminary in my town. The group is devoted to Staying Open – Writing as an Act of Faith. … Continue reading
STAYING OPEN: WRITING AS AN ACT OF FAITH I’m learning, in writing as in living, that sometimes we just have to live in the tension. I completed two writing assignments in the last few days and am beginning a larger … Continue reading
MY JOURNEY I’ve been on a memory blitz this month. Other people might call it cleaning. The whole adventure was prompted by my second retirement, which made the fact of my age quite clear to me. We are in the … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES “Τhe theology of progress forces us to act before we are ready. We speak before we know what to say. We respond before we feel the truth of what we know. In the process, we inadvertently create … Continue reading
This quote brought me to tears this morning. The beauty of the writing enhances the beauty of the thought. “I beg you, Lord, let the glowing and honey-sweet force of your love draw my mind away from all things that … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES Did you hear the birds this morning- really hear the call and response, the poetry of the chirping? Did you taste the salt and peppery flavor and relish the warmth of your scrambled eggs? Were you shocked … Continue reading