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: wounded healers
A parable is literally something “cast alongside” a truth in order to illustrate that truth. The website Got Questions labels the 35+ parables that Jesus told as “inspired comparisons”and then adds that a common description of a parable is: “an … Continue reading
No one has taught me more about healing and forgiveness than Henri Nouwen. His willingness to learn from his life experiences and to share his wisdom with the world is a living testament to the work of the Holy Spirit in … Continue reading
I Cry Freely – By Joy Zomer I have been broken. Today, I cry freely. I am at peace that God uses these two truths for God’s glory and to bring me closer to God. Let me explain. Nine years … Continue reading
“Weeping may linger for the night, but joy comes with the morning. You have turned my mourning into dancing; you have taken my off my sackcloth and clothed me with joy. Psalm 30;5 b; 11-12 (NRSV) What does the word broken … Continue reading
LIVING AS APPRENTICES I have been writing about wounded healers in the last few posts. The inimitable Richard Rohr adds this concept to the mix, although he doesn’t connect it to wounded healers: the healing of our wounds involves humility. … Continue reading