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: Sacramental living
This is the final post in a series of seven which are based on the Renovare organization’s “best practices” – six Common Disciplines drawn from the six Traditions of Christianity explored in Richard Foster’s book, Streams of Living Water. (Find earlier … Continue reading
This blog is quickly building up to 800 posts! Here is a post on sacramental living from May 16, 2015 that never gets old . ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ “How you do this moment is probably who you are.” … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES Did you hear the birds this morning- really hear the call and response, the poetry of the chirping? Did you taste the salt and peppery flavor and relish the warmth of your scrambled eggs? Were you shocked … Continue reading
Back-to-back stories this morning on NPR about the play Our Town and about Pete Seeger brought me to tears – and reminded me of a vital practice in the “with-God” life: sacramental living. Our Town, the iconic play by Thornton Wilder, is about the Webb family, an ordinary family living … Continue reading