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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Tag Archives: Advent
Advent is a time of waiting. As Henri Nouwen re- minds us, “It is waiting in the knowledge that someone wants to address us. The question is, are we home . . . . ready to respond to the doorbell?” … Continue reading
Advent, from the Latin word adventus meaning “arrival,” is the four – week period prior to Christmas Day when we watch, behold, prepare, and rejoice in the coming of the Messiah, Jesus Christ. The past year has been seen the increase … Continue reading
Advent, from the Latin word adventus meaning “arrival,” is the four – week period prior to Christmas Day when we watch, behold, prepare, and rejoice in the coming of the Messiah, Jesus Christ. The past year has been seen the … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES “The ultimate challenge for us all can be found inside this question: Who do we say we are? What do we have to say for ourselves, both individually and as a community with others.” … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES This last space of time in this year 2013 has been difficult for many I know and love. As I sit with them and listen or apart from them and muse/pray, I ache for them and for the world. … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES Have you seen the video making the rounds this holiday season of the Air Force Band flash-mob-performance at the National Air and Space Museum? It begins with one cellist sitting on a chair in the middle of the … Continue reading
MY JOURNEY Today is Thanksgiving Day in America – a celebration that was hard to hang onto because from all sides I am being pushed into Christmas consumerism. But I just finished writing to all seven of the kids I sponsor around the world though … Continue reading