I am not an angry person, I thought at first. It turns out, I was wrong. Sometimes in life, God invites us into a deeper reflection. For me, as well as for many others, this invitation often comes in the form of signs. Specifically, it is the consistent re-emergence of a theme or idea that… Continue reading ANGER
“And when you discover what you’re going to be in life, set out to do it as if God Almighty called you at this particular moment in history to do it." -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. I am a writer. At different times in my life, I proudly recognized this vocation. As a high school… Continue reading On The Journey
Where is God? We tend to ask this question in moments of tragedy and loss. Most recently, the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter morning. Today, there are civil wars, refugees seeking shelter, persecution because of gender and sexual identity, natural disasters, violence in the name of religion, among many others. Many rest their… Continue reading Where is God?
Somewhere He is doing something lovingly to you, even when what you experience is only hurt. Is He carving out a cave to dwell in? If so, the cutting away of rocks might hurt very much and you might not be aware of the space He is creating for Himself. -Henri Nouwen, Love, Henri: Letters… Continue reading IN THE HURT, FINDING GOD
Your dreams are about to come true. Over the next month, you are invited on a journey. This adventure will take you down a road of self-discovery. This time will be one of reflection, growth, and service. Using the principles of Appreciative Inquiry, each week will focus on a different step in the process. Check… Continue reading DREAMS COME TRUE
You know the feeling. It is deep within your stomach, your gut. It guides your decisions if you pay attention. If you ignore it, you often regret it. In a moment of indecision, someone has surely said, "what does your gut say?" We give this concept of "gut" a great deal of credit. We do… Continue reading FOLLOWING YOUR GUT
In an effort to write often and effectively for this blog, I am taking an open-ear approach to my writing. In simple terms- I listen and then I write. I listen for what other's say, paying attention to what strikes me as significant. I wonder, could this be the topic of my daily post. If… Continue reading IT’S NOT ABOUT ME