There are so many things I have said that I want to share with each of you.Read more "The Risk of Overexposure"
There is an ever-present reality into which we can enter, a realm into which we are continually invited, where love wholly embraces, mends broken-hearts, births a new way of living, gives eyes to see people and the world differently, and changes each one of us in such a profound way that thanksgiving becomes the very essence of our being, and the perpetual outflow of our spirit.Read more "In All Things and With Every Breath…"
When there is so much in our world, our communities, our schools, our homes, and our individual lives that divides us, dehumanizes us, devalues us, and breaks us down and tears us apart… there is absolutely no reason to be fearful or embarrassed about the forgiving, merciful, graceful, healing, peaceful, and loving way of Jesus.Read more "The One Thing Your Student Should Know…"
But here we are now as wayfarers and travelers, with not even as much as a faint memory of where we used to be. Another generation, and the generation after that, has come along after us and has been introduced into a world, and a culture, that does not stop, that does not rest, that does not take time to breath, and does not understand our desperate need for sacred space.Read more "sabbath: the sacred space…"
We value the commonplace. We create a contemporary village commons where life is shared with our friends and other connections. We plant “gardens of ordinary words” that have the capacity to germinate and grow into a viral-like, global phenomenon. All because of our fascination and proclivity for the ordinary.Read more "GUEST POST: Learning to Embrace the Mundacity of Everyday Life: A Revival within the Ordinary by Jeff K. Clarke"
It isn’t about our deficiency, our inadequacy, or our inability to do things for ourselves…it is about the great joy others take in serving us. And when we deprive others the opportunity to serve us…we deprive them of the profound joy of serving Christ.Read more "self made man…"