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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Tag Archives: Parker Palmer
Most Christians put great thought and energy into determining what our “call” might be. Ryan Pemberton makes a helpful distinction between God’s call on our lives and our personal calling: “Christian calling means being called by the living, resurrected Christ … Continue reading
With permission, I am sharing this complete blog by Parker Palmer, one of my favorite writers, as it appeared on the On Being Website. It needs no expansion or explanation. Thirty years ago, during one of my three descents … Continue reading
We are surrounded by news of suffering and violence. (If we are surrounded only by the news and not by the actual suffering and violence, we should be down on our knees in gratitude.) The pain everywhere seems to be … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES What do we need in order to live creatively and meaningfully on this earth as Apprentices of Jesus? Two of my favorite spiritual thinkers have spoken from very different perspectives on one important character trait we need: … Continue reading