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: Krista Tippett
I do not have a mind for math or science. I do have an orderly and logical mind, but it is fueled and sparked by the nuances and shades of words, by metaphor and images (visual and written), and by … Continue reading
Twenty-six years ago, when I married my African-American husband, I had no idea how hard it would be for us to communicate. We were as different as we could be: racially, socially, educationally, and personally. He is a big picture … Continue reading
As we edge closer and closer to the 500th post on this blog, I am re-purposing a few posts that appeared in the very beginning. This one was first published on December 9, 2012. Random Noodling #1: I was listening to a … Continue reading
Sr. Simone Campbell became a national figure — a bit of a religious rock star — as a face of the “Nuns on the Bus.” She is a lawyer and lobbyist in addition to being a nun, a poet, and … Continue reading
My Journey I went to church this morning with Krista Tippett and Father James Martin. It was actually a radio broadcast (On Being), but it was such a time of worship! Jim Martin graduated from Wharton School of Business and … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES What tribe do you belong to? If you live where I do, your original tribe was probably Dutch or English. Now our area is made up of many tribes attempting to share the same space. In an … Continue reading
THE TWELVE STEPS AND SPIRITUAL FORMATION “For Jesus, and thus for we who strive to follow him, to glorify God comes down to this: to faithfully finish whatever God gives us to do. To face with courage all the moments of our lives—challenging and joyful, tedious and fearful and glad—without … Continue reading