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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Category Archives: Living as Apprentices
I was making breakfast when I noticed that the kitchen sink was clogged up. How in the world did that happen overnight?! I could see my vision of an orderly day going “down the drain.” I turned the garbage disposal on … Continue reading
This is not a political blog site, but Christians live in a highly politicized atmosphere in all parts of the globe including America. The politics of a nation are the purview of a blog site whose title is Living as … Continue reading
The dictionary definition of the term withdrawal is “the act of taking out.” Withdrawal can refer to taking money from a bank, removing your name from consideration for committee or a job, or leaving a college class. The most frequent … Continue reading
I was enjoying a Hope College Repertory Theater production of Driving Miss Daisy last week when a statement by Hoke, the black chauffeur for a white Jewish woman, made me sit up straighter.He explained to Miss Daisy, “You can’t see what I … Continue reading
One of my projected sorrows when moving last summer from a manufactured home with a lovely yard to an apartment complex was the loss of my flower gardens. However, that unnecessary anxiety was erased this summer by the beautiful, luxuriant potted plants … Continue reading
I removed the glass plate from the microwave to wash it. Since I’m still as spatially challenged as I was the last time I washed it, I hoped that I could put it back without asking my husband to explain … Continue reading