The election burst through my bubble, I have mourned, and now I am re-centering on Jesus's call to me.
Instead of denying your feelings, "Yes, and..." them. Hold them, and add prayer and planning.
On a recent hike, I noticed so many root systems that were above ground. I saw how one tree’s roots were interconnected with another’s and how they all worked together to create stability of the forest floor. These roots offer a metaphor for us right now. I imagine the roots of a tree as our … Continue reading The Importance of Roots
I’ve mentioned before how my pre-COVID prayer life just doesn’t work for me in the midst of pandemic, and I’ve shared some ideas about different ways to pray when the old ways don’t work. I’m going to share another one today. I generally am an optimist and someone who focuses on the good in the … Continue reading A Strengthening Prayer
I’m back from 2 weeks of vacation, and incredibly thankful for the gift of unplugging and stepping away from work. Mostly I was at home just relaxing, but I also got away for a 3-night silent retreat at Trinity Center. I did so much thinking and reflecting during my time away. One of the things … Continue reading Making Time for Sabbath
The growing glooms reminds me of the futility of fighting things I can not change. I will take some time to set down those things that are not mine, in order to expend my resources better. I invite you to join me.
A Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous world needs Vision, Understanding, Clarity and Agility.
Check out these 10 ways Prayer is like Sourdough.
Our liturgy changes season to season. This fall, our liturgy reminds us of the bigness of God.
This has been a long week for my household. We had some bumps and rough patches along the way getting both kids started at school, our puppy neutered, and our AC failing again. So it was a lovely blessing to attend a (virtual) Bar Mitzvah on Friday. I was heartened to see how the synagogue … Continue reading Taking Scripture with you