Life of the Spirit: Keeping the “Instrument” Clear

Mar 08, 2010

Our bodies speak! Did you know that? Sometimes the body sends up a twinge, speaking softly, other times there is a huge signal like a heart attack, and in between there is every strength of signal. If you pay attention to its signals, there is wisdom in your body that will help you in your […]

From an Engaged Church to an Intentional One

Feb 28, 2010

Each church congregation is filled with people who have chosen to be there, a self-selected group who covenant to worship God together. Churches provide, in addition to the worship of the Lord, an avenue for many volunteer hours donated by their members, both on the church’s behalf and for the benefit of non-profits in the […]

The church is the proving ground of love.

Feb 22, 2010

The beauty of the Christian church, any congregation in any denomination anywhere, is that it is the perfect laboratory in which to test our ability to love.  In our own congregations there will always be the people who are easy to love, the people who are like us, the people who agree with us, but […]

Sacred Trust

Feb 20, 2010

Now I know what a sacred trust is.

Gossip is NOT love

Feb 16, 2010

Gossip is about power and misusing it.

Leaving or Avoiding Religion

Jan 26, 2010

Religion still holds the key to what we want most in our lives: the freedom to be ourselves.

From Belief to Trust to Faith to Conviction

Jan 25, 2010

Our actions must come from inspiration by the Lord, using our gifts and talents, our all.

The Call

Dec 12, 2009

Listening for the Lord’s call in your life will certainly enrich it.

Loneliness and Community

Dec 12, 2009

I need many different communities in my life.

The Illusion of Control

Dec 12, 2009

Life happens. We either go with it or continue to live in the past.