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God Can Get Extravagant

“Think of God’s Kingdom coming as a heavenly invasion into the ordinary, an infinite abundance injected into our scarcity-marked world.” Makoto Fujimura

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Love is in the Details

Love celebrates the details of the beloved and weaves of the world a rich tapestry.

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Revelation at a Traffic Light

Something wonderful happened to me today at the three-minute traffic light.

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The Gospel According to a Snapping Turtle

Pilgrim Turtle did not know that it was pushed along by the gentle force of global gravity pulling 1800 square miles of drainage across the earth, and yet, it expertly navigated the move. 

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Skimming Across the Surface

“The value of my life is not dependent upon the degree to which I realize it.” – James Finley

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Even My Underwear is Falling off!

Oh, how blithely I’ve said it over the years, “You have value beyond what you do!  Your worth isn’t rooted in your accomplishments, or lack thereof.  You’re loved above and beyond your list of credentials, beautiful beyond the appearance of your body, valuable beyond what you contribute to the company!”  I still believe that, but now I discover that I’m a little thin on the skill to live out that wisdom.

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Mysteries Too Marvelous

You might think I’m crazy, but sometimes we walk into mysteries too marvelous for our reasoning.

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A Life Well-Planned – Really?

“The rewards of a life well-planned.” Whoever wrote that commercial hasn’t made it to 30 yet.

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International Competence and Compassion

It didn’t matter to me at all what accent carried the phrase to my ears, “Well, it looks like we got it all!” 

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The Miracle of Swallowing

I never thought I’d envy someone the act of thoughtless swallowing, but then, I never thought I’d have a robot plunge down my throat with a 3-D camera . .