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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In 2012, I took a class at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan titled Staying Open, Writing as an Act of Faith. As a 70-year-old gray-haired woman, I joined a class of 20-somethings (mostly male) with no little fear and … Continue reading
I learned about blogging from the teacher of Writing Beyond the Sermon at Western Theological Seminary last fall. As a 70- year-old gray-haired woman, I joined a class of 20-somethings (mostly male) with no little fear and trepidation. But I was determined … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, a small group I am familiar with experienced a series of “us vs. them” moments. Group members began judging and criticizing others and those who saw themselves as “them” became defensive. The feeling of community that was developing in the group … Continue reading