Monthly Archives: March 2014

Bingo!

In another post I told you of my struggle with busyness, stress and my consequent emptiness within. I shared my joy at God’s provision and help through the words of a song. Well, this morning the old feeling was coming … Continue reading

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A Picture is Worth…….

Before the digital age it required real work to make a fool of yourself on a grand scale. Today it requires very little effort to reach a large audience. For instance, my most recent blog post.  I carefully created what … Continue reading

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Can this be the Christ?

The woman at the well (John 4) hesitantly asks her neighbors if Jesus could be the Messiah (Christ). Her question is prompted by a brief encounter during which Jesus told her, “all that I ever did.” She believes what Jesus … Continue reading

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The People You Meet

…on the journey can connect you to God.  We had a Lenten Supper tonight; about fifteen folks who shared chicken, salad and dessert. It was a luxury to have 30 minutes free to just eat and talk with each other. … Continue reading

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A World of Freedom and Gift

Richard Rohr, OFM observes that people are more familiar with the world of “earning and achieving” than with the world of “freedom and gift.” I must agree because it so clearly describes what goes on in my heart – every … Continue reading

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Dependent on God?

In my walk with God he has taken a series of opportunities to call my attention to how shallow my faith can be.  The practice of trusting or depending on God has recently come into focus.  I believe I can … Continue reading

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What happened at choir rehearsal?

So a few minutes after that sad and sorrowful post I was made to sing the following words at choir rehearsal: Come away from rush and hurry to the stillness of God’s peace; from our vain ambition’s worry, come to … Continue reading

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Too pooped to travel!

It is said that modern culture is “relentless.” That explains why I feel pressured constantly, without letup.  Today I drove 90 minutes, had a two hour lunch meeting, drove 90 more minutes, returned to the office, caught up with emails … Continue reading

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