We must be ready to allow ourselves to be interrupted by God. Dietrich Bonhoeffer Ever read something in the Bible and you were picked up and transported to a period in your life? One Sunday morning, after reading the first… Read More ›
Identity in Christ
“Speak, for your servant is listening.” 1 Samuel 3:10 Today’s reading was from 1 Samuel 3, when God calls out to Samuel multiple times and he doesn’t recognize that it is God calling until Eli tells him to answer, “speak,… Read More ›
Where are you? Who are you?
“The LORD God then called to the man and asked him: Where are you?” Genesis 3:9 “Where are you?” In Thomas Keating’s book “The Human Condition: Contemplation and Transformation,” he writes that this question is the start of the spiritual journey…. Read More ›
Who does God say you are?
Who does God say you are? If you’ve never pondered this question or haven’t asked it in a while, I invite you to sit in a quiet space and think about it or ask God who you are to Him. … Read More ›
What defines you?
What do you say when you are asked to introduce yourself with a couple of sentences? Do you first state your name and that you are a mom or dad of __# of kids? Do you say what you do… Read More ›
Superhero in the spiritual life
“but he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.’ I will rather boast most gladly of my weaknesses, in order that the power of Christ may dwell with me. Therefore, I… Read More ›
Dying to self, realizing that all is God’s
“You should put away the old self of your former way of life, corrupted through deceitful desires, and be renewed in the spirit of your minds, and put on the new self, created in God’s way in righteousness and… Read More ›
If I saw You walking by…
If I saw You walking by, would I be a beggar, the one who gave all she had, the blind man, the hemorrhaging woman or the Pharisee? I ponder this question as I journey through life. Am I at times… Read More ›
Are you treading the muddiness of life or seeking life giving springs?
“Change is life giving. It helps us grow into someone greater than we already are.” This morning as I walked along the pond at work before starting my morning, I noticed murky water surrounding the outer boundaries of the pond…. Read More ›
Where there is love
“Where there is love, obstacles disappear, thorns are turned into roses, crosses into pearls.” Before the Altar, Concepcion Cabrera De Armida In our life, God gives each of us a tool – His gift of love. Love is not just… Read More ›