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: May 2022
This post from the livingasapprentices archives is re-posted in honor of Memorial Day. Do you see what we’ve got? An unshakable kingdom! And do you see how thankful we must be? Not only thankful, but brimming with worship, deeply reverent … Continue reading
Last night, after trying to absorb a day filled with the news of a mass shooting attack on an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, I happened on an article in the Autumn, 2021 issue of Plough Quarterly which focuses on … Continue reading
In 2012, I took a class at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan titled Staying Open, Writing as an Act of Faith. As a 70-year-old gray-haired woman, I joined a class of 20-somethings (mostly male) with no little fear and … Continue reading
There’s a place for us, Somewhere a place for us. Peace and quiet and open air Wait for us, somewhere. There’s a time for us, Some day a time for us, Time together with time to spare, Time to learn, … Continue reading
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” This promise has been my lifeline for decades. But when I … Continue reading