Category Archives: Living as Apprentices

The Beauty of Silence

This blog hosts nearly 700 posts.  Once in a while I re-blog a post that followers who are new to the blog may not have read.  This post on silence first appeared on June 19, 2014. I had a discussion with … Continue reading

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Take What You Like and Leave the Rest

I was sharing some problems I see in the American Church with a group of people.  Several people agreed. One definitely did not. He said “Why be so negative?  Just take what you like and leave the rest.” I’ve been … Continue reading

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Search and Rescue

His bright helmet stands out against the gray rubble left by the Mexican earthquake. He bends over, peering intensely into a small cave in the collapsed building. Reaching through the broken rebar, he croons, “Come my love, come my love, … Continue reading

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Dealing with our Demons

This blog holds nearly 700 posts.  I frequently republish (and sometimes update) blogs from the past for those of you who are newer readers.  This one first appeared on June 3, 2015. One of the most moving stories about St. … Continue reading

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Living in Darkness

For me, 2017 has been a year of heaviness and darkness. I am not depressed or guilt-ridden; I just  feel the weight of the world’s chaos and pain. Perhaps I have been gifted by the Holy Spirit with a greater sense of … Continue reading

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Who Made That?

This blog now contains more than 670 posts.  Here is a post from September 2012  that you may have missed. A little girl and her grandmother were cuddled together in a rocking chair reading a book when a loud crash … Continue reading

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Content – Guest Post by Sally Hoekstra

Many thanks to my friend Sally for sharing this story! My journey into yoga began this past winter when a friend and his wife invited me to attend a yoga class focusing on grief and yoga.  I was experiencing grief … Continue reading

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Eclipsed by the Holy Spirit

A total solar eclipse paraded down a swath of the United States from Oregon to South Carolina on August 21st, becoming the event of the summer – for good reason. The science behind the moon’s covering our view of the sun … Continue reading

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