Tag Archives: C.S. Lewis

Transformed Lives Transforming the World in 2019 – Introduction

When I became the first Director of Spiritual Formation for my church, my goal was to teach and motivate people to strive to “be like Jesus.” When a new pastor arrived not long afterwards, the staff set out on a … Continue reading

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To Act Justly – We will Protest

The Ten Commitments of Resistance in the Trump Era by Wallis, editor of the social justice journal Sojourners, was written to help Christians deal positively with the election of Donald Trump and the principles of his presidency. No matter whatever your … Continue reading

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From My Reading

“. . . What are the spirits that bend and stunt each of us, that keep us from living fully upright and free? For some of us it might be past shame or grief, left untended until it lies in stagnant pools … Continue reading

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From My Reading

“Around the world today we see the rise of leaders who offer various forms of authority without vulnerability – strength without risk. This is the promise of every authoritarian government and every dictator, and it is increasingly the currency of … Continue reading

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Living in Advent – Part 4, Waiting for Peace

This season of the Church’s liturgical year is a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the birth of Jesus. The word “advent” is an anglicized version of the Latin word adventus, “coming.”  We are waiting for … Continue reading

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Hitting the Space Bar

Recently a friend was complaining about her computer.  When she typed, allthelettersrantogetherlikethis. How frustrating! The problem was easily solved with the purchase of a new keyboard. But her dilemma got me thinking about how important space is. In fact, space might … Continue reading

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The Care and Feeding of a Political Junkie

We were just finishing lunch.  I picked up my copy of Bloomberg Businessweek from my seat.  My friend said, “Is that yours?”  I nodded.  She said, “I knew it! Who else would be reading a magazine like that but a … Continue reading

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Word for the Year: Hope

MY JOURNEY I for one am very happy shut the door on 2014! While many lovely and some astonishing things happened in my life last year, I struggled to keep from wallowing in discouragement as violence, hunger, injustice, depravity, ignorance, greed,  self-centeredness … Continue reading

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