One and Done?

One and Done?

The Spiritual Task List In an odd quirk of church history, we have inherited a legacy of faith development that is linear.  In a linear understanding of faith development, growing in faith has a beginning point, an endpoint and certain milestones along the way.  This...
We’re Only Just Getting Started

We’re Only Just Getting Started

Now What? Pause for a moment to reflect on what it felt like when you achieved a major milestone in your life.  Maybe it was an educational goal, or a professional certification…maybe it was something more personal…how did you feel when you reached that point?  Did...
Seeing with Fresh Eyes

Seeing with Fresh Eyes

Confession Is Good for the Soul I confess, that over the last year, I’ve wished that COVID never happened.  These feelings are complex.  I wish that the millions of people that were infected, many of whom will suffer long term health effects, could have lived their...
L’Chaim

L’Chaim

A Thousand Ways to Die We can be ‘dead’ tired.  We can ‘die’ from embarrassment.  The taste of certain foods is to ‘die’ for.  If we tried hard, we could probably fill a page with similar examples.  I highly doubt that physical death is actually a part of any of...
There’s Got to Be a Better Way

There’s Got to Be a Better Way

Objective Wisdom Is there any such thing?  I suppose that would depend on your definition of wisdom.  Ever curious, I consulted my trusty Funk & Wagnell Dictionary (culture reference for the older folks).  One definition of wisdom is: “Good practical knowledge,...