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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This beautiful poem from the “Oso Whispers” blog is another way of describing the cycle of forgiveness about which I blogged on August 26. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
“My Once in a Lifetime Life” is a series of occasional blogs written by Joy Zomer, who spent several years in Europe as a Christian missionary. Now a single mom of three children, Joy is the director of a high school … Continue reading
Many deep thinkers, all wiser than I, have written about forgiveness. They have shared their stories and their reflections on those stories, and I have learned much from them. But I have also learned much from reflecting on my own … Continue reading
“. . . What are the spirits that bend and stunt each of us, that keep us from living fully upright and free? For some of us it might be past shame or grief, left untended until it lies in stagnant pools … Continue reading