Monthly Archives: September 2014

Our Ripple Effect

LIVING AS APPRENTICES The first major book printed using moveable type was the Gutenberg Bible. Its publication marked the start of  a stunning wave of literacy and launched the age of the printed book in the West.  However it also had ripple … Continue reading

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Moment of Wonder in a Train Station

LIVING AS APPRENTICES On Being (the radio show and website)  is one of my favorite “growing spaces.”  It often contributes to my goal of finding the perfect, daily moments of nothing-special that, simply by virtue of noticing them, become  possibilities of … Continue reading

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Powerlessness Case Study

THE TWELVE STEPS AND SPIRITUAL FORMATION  My husband woke up cranky today.  Maybe it’s because he’s sick. Maybe it’s because he just has a cranky personality. Whatever the reason, he said something very mean. I automatically defaulted immediately to my … Continue reading

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Shimmering Possibilities Everywhere

LIVING IN WONDER MOMENTS “Life is to find the holy in the banal; the glorious mundane. The perfect, daily moments of nothing-special that, simply by virtue of noticing them, become possibilities of inherent wonder. The greatest gift I’ve received in the past … Continue reading

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“We’re all Made up of Stories”

LIVING AS APPRENTICES Jim Sheeler is a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist and a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award for his book, Final Salute: A Story of Unfinished Lives, which chronicles the painful process through which the United States Marine … Continue reading

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Enough of God to Go Around – Revisited

LIVING AS APPRENTICES I’m working on a book on living our lives as apprentices every day.  This week I started a chapter on living with an attitude of abundance.  As always, I rooted around among my nearly 250 posts to … Continue reading

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