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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This blog contains more than 800 posts. This post was written in on December 30, 2012, at the end of my first year of blogging. It’s still pertinent. Long ago before I heard of the concept of “spiritual formation,” I discovered Stephen … Continue reading
Today my husband shared a story that Hispanic comedian Gabriel Iglesias, better known as Fluffy, told about his appearance in a country in the Middle East. All of his jokes were falling flat. He looked out at the audience more carefully, … Continue reading
As I was mulling over this Live Your Calling series, it suddenly dawned on me: “I’ve thought a lot about this before!” Then a whole section of my life flashed before me, a time when I was an entrepreneur and created a … Continue reading
“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; “I came that they [the sheep] may have life, and have it abundantly” John 10: 10 (NRSV). Were you raised in an atmosphere of abundance or scarcity? In my family, while finances were … Continue reading