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: Joan Chittister
“[There is a particular resistance] that invariably crops up any time we consider times of genuine solitude. It is the almost overwhelming feeling that we will be passed over. Now, what we say is, “I want to be available to … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES “The Sufi tell of the disciple who asked the elder, “Is there anything I can do to make myself enlightened?” “As little as you can do to make the sun rise in the morning.” “Then, of what … Continue reading
It seems I am incapable of sharing anything with anyone without turning it into a “teach- able” moment. I usually consider that a gift, but I am well aware that it can become tedious as well. Still I persist. Here are … Continue reading
Did you ever have the experience of finding just the right book at just the right time? It happens to me quite often. This time the book is The Gift of Years, Growing Older Gracefully by Joan Chittister. The second … Continue reading