Of Learning to Be Still…

I’m really good at moving and keeping busy.  I cram my schedule with conversations, meetings, events, visits, and any thing else that keeps me moving from one thing to the next.  My spiritual life tends to follow this pattern too.  I cram activity and practices...

Of Learning to Be Still…

I’m really good at moving and keeping busy.  I cram my schedule with conversations, meetings, events, visits, and any thing else that keeps me moving from one thing to the next.  My spiritual life tends to follow this pattern too.  I cram activity and practices into...

Of the Generous Life…

These past three weeks we’ve been talking about “the generous life.”  The generous life is based on what I call the generosity equation that we find in the Scriptures, specifically in 2 Corinthians 9:11.  I’m summarizing here (go and read the...

Of the Generous Life…

These past three weeks we’ve been talking about “the generous life.”  The generous life is based on what I call the generosity equation that we find in the Scriptures, specifically in 2 Corinthians 9:11.  I’m summarizing here (go and read the Scriptures for yourselves...

Of Fear and Raging Waters…

Last week in our Bible study we read together Mark 4:35-5:20 when Jesus miraculously calms the rough sea and casts out a legion of demons from a man who has spent years banished from his community and living in a cemetery.  I’ve read these stories hundreds of times,...

Of Fear and Raging Waters…

Last week in our Bible study we read together Mark 4:35-5:20 when Jesus miraculously calms the rough sea and casts out a legion of demons from a man who has spent years banished from his community and living in a cemetery.  I’ve read these stories hundreds of times,...