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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Category Archives: Live Your Calling
A few months ago, we completed, I thought, a series of blogs on Live Your Calling. It turns out there is much more to say on this subject. So here is another post on this topic. (You can find … Continue reading
Most Christians put great thought and energy into determining what our “call” might be. Ryan Pemberton makes a helpful distinction between God’s call on our lives and our personal calling: “Christian calling means being called by the living, resurrected Christ … Continue reading
Deciphering my calling for my life has been difficult for most of my years. My heart’s desire to be a teacher was unobtainable, but I carried that desire into my own family doing many things with my children and eventually working … Continue reading
When I was a child, a small set of carved tools lay on our piano, some of my Grandfather’s carvings which my Dad had inherited. Grandpa was quite a carver, and one of his many pieces found a home at … Continue reading
I admit to navigating Facebook into the crazy quizzes to find out where I might be from or what color describes me or what kind of friend I might be. I am usually amused by the findings and I never … Continue reading
Three weeks ago today, I got the call that Dad was going to admit himself into the hospital after a CT scan revealed that something was going on. During these three difficult weeks, I have had time with him to … Continue reading
As I was mulling over this Live Your Calling series, it suddenly dawned on me: “I’ve thought a lot about this before!” Then a whole section of my life flashed before me, a time when I was an entrepreneur and created a … Continue reading