Slow and Steady

Growing up, every time I heard the Tortoise and the Hare fable, I always felt a little sorry for the hare. I mean, I know the purpose of the story is to teach that "slow and steady wins the race" and obviously that is a proven strategy for life. But, I guess I've always resonated …

Two Thoughts

Two thoughts (in the spirit of vulnerability)- ----------------- I've spent the last week praying about, studying and working though this idea of contemplative prayer. I realize I have so much to learn. It is a rhythm I want to add to my life this year, but I definitely don't feel qualified to teach anyone about it. …

Imagine

When my son woke this morning, the first thing he wanted to tell me about was the dream he had last night. He couldn't contain his excitement as he described the entire dream in detail. As he explained every minute of the dream, I could see his mind wandering back to it again. He dreamed …

The Shalom of Advent

The Advent season officially begins this Sunday. ..... The word advent literally means "the arrival of a notable person, thing, or event". It carries with it a sense of waiting with expectation for said notable person or event. ..... Advent is pregnant with expectation. But, what are we expecting with the celebration of the coming …