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.
I ordinarily post on Wednesdays and Saturdays and welcome your comments on any post!
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Monthly Archives: August 2014
LIVING AS APPRENTICES One lovely August evening, I was sitting on our front steps enjoying the cool breeze when I noticed a family of eight ducks in the pond across the street gathering evening snacks. A few of the more … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES I have been writing about wounded healers in the last few posts. The inimitable Richard Rohr adds this concept to the mix, although he doesn’t connect it to wounded healers: the healing of our wounds involves humility. … Continue reading
Living as Apprentices Gardeners know that root vegetables thrive in cold weather. However, did you know that root vegetables, like carrots, have to endure the stress of several intense freezes to create the best taste. In fact, Chef Dan Barber reports, … Continue reading
LivingasApprentices reached 10,000 views on August 23. (This does not mean 10,000 viewers – most viewers view more than one post when the check out the blog.) Thanks to all of you who have joined the journey of becoming like … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES Have you ever heard of mise en place (pronounced me-zahn-plahs)? Mise en place is a French term that literally translates to “set in place.” In the culinary world it means having everything ready to cook and in its … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES In my first year of teaching junior high (the term shows you how long ago that was!) I had a frustrating experience. It was time for grammar, and we were diagramming sentences (again a sign of my … Continue reading