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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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
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
“. . . 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
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
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
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
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