Monday Morning Meanderings

Adjusting to a New Reality While I am officially on vacation (and will be until the end of June), this clearly feels different. Usually Saturday night I review my message for Sunday…not this week. On Monday I get up thinking about the week ahead, and while...

Praying Someone Else’s Prayers

I was born into a family where my mom was Roman Catholic and my dad was United Methodist.  While I normally went with my mom & brother to our Catholic church, (I was even an altar boy for a few years) on the big holidays, we would usually go to the Methodist...

Praying the Hours

During this Sunday’s message, (which you can listen to here), we talked a bit about embracing the sacred in everything we do.  At the end of the service, we took a few minutes to break up into small groups & practice the Divine Hours. Although we did...

Handing over the key

No this is not a post about Hannah getting her driver’s license.  We are getting closer there, but not quite yet.  This is about giving somebody else the power to determine how we act, think, feel, respond, whatever. It is about the company that every time there...

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes

I wrote a brief post shortly before I left on our sabbatical listing some habits that I was hoping to reincorporate back into my life during those four weeks.  And with most of them, I’m doing pretty well.  I’m jogging 3-4 times/week, I’m eating much...