Monthly Archives: October 2016

Going Deeper with God – “Haven’t You Heard?” (Is. 40)

Eugene Peterson’s book “Eat this Book” teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it, and then put it to use in practical ways. Our Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. These selected verses from Isaiah … Continue reading

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Spiritual Direction

Words tumble unbidden as I share this gray Novembery sliver of sadness rooted in my  absence from the Church. He knows me so well; kind eyes gaze kindly into my pain. “You are a prophet,” he says with rare firmness. “Prophets can’t live … Continue reading

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From My Reading

 “You need to be liberated. Don’t carry over experiences from the past. In fact, don’t carry over good experiences from the past either. Learn what it means to experience something fully, then drop it and move on to the next moment, uninfluenced … Continue reading

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Being a Disrupter

Recently I heard a new business term used by Mark Cuban (one of the sharks on the TV show Shark Tank). After researching the word, I learned that it has been “current” for some time now. The term is: disruption. In … Continue reading

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My Once in a Lifetime Life – My Friendship with Bela, by Guest Blogger, Joy Zomer

“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 alternative education program. She … Continue reading

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Going Deeper with God – “From Whom All Blessings Flow” (Psalm 103)

Eugene Peterson’s book “Eat this Book” teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it, and then put it to use in practical ways. Our Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. Psalm 103 encourages us to … Continue reading

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Lab Girl

A journey can be an actual trip or it can be a pathway to spiritual or emotional growth. It can describe the change of a relationship, the sharing or ending of a marriage, the details of a career, the recognition of … Continue reading

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People of the Lie

Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?”  The woman said to … Continue reading

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