“Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost” (Isaiah 55:1). Last Fall, I spent a bit of [read more] about A Compelling Invitation
“Child" said the Voice, "I am telling you your story, not hers. I tell no one any story but his own.” These words appear in one of my absolute favorite fantasy novels, The Horse and His Boy, by C.S. [read more] about Whose Story?
Recently I shared the uniqueness of "Centering Prayer" with a good friend who has been hungry to pray but confessed his own distractibility as a primary limiting factor. As we explored several ways [read more] about Centering Prayer
“Stand in line. Take a number.” Those six words pressed in on me for four straight hours two Mondays ago while I sat in awkward silence waiting to for my number to be called at the Department of Motor [read more] about Take a Number
Wasted time. Sleeping late, star gazing, sitting by a creek, lingering in a good conversation, a walk in the park (without counting calories burned), taking a long lunch, sitting in quiet without an [read more] about Wasted Time
If you are like me today, then you feel it. It’s like kudzu on the side of Signal Mountain creeping and strangling life from the tree line. It is disturbing how quickly and potently stress and anxiety [read more] about Feel the Creep
The picture you see above is where we recently had a men's retreat, which was led by Jim Branch. In referencing Mark 7:31-35 Jim referred to what he called the "groan," which I took to mean as the [read more] about The Groan