Cheryl and dad and I had a great conversation the other day. It went in a couple of directions, but one of them was around that tree from psalm 1 that we read about last Sunday. We talked about how producing fruit is not a labor or work for a tree. It's just the product … Continue reading Nouwen is no dummy
Here's some of what I could have said more of the other day. I realized after lunch while talking with Brandon and Dustin a little that I could have said more about the story of Scripture being a story of liberation. It's a story about a God, committed to people through their abuse, neglect and … Continue reading woulda, shoulda, coulda
we talked about 2verses this morning for about 45min. I love that about scripture. See it's not that it's so dense; it doesn't take 45min to understand the 2verses. It's just that the verses are rich; there is 45min of depth behind the 2verses. The scriptures are rich not dense. and... the more you learn … Continue reading that’s so rich
What do you do for work? this is a great question. Your mind probably goes to what you do that makes you money; quick, redirect. Think on what you do that tires your body out and leaves you feeling satisfied. I'll ask again, now that you're thinking in the right direction... What do you do … Continue reading work it out.
I really enjoyed our Labor day, but it totally threw me off. Today is thursday but it's hard to feel like it is. It sort of feels like Tuesday, which really makes no sense. I like having rhythm to my week. I don't want each week to feel the same but I like knowing where I … Continue reading i’ve got rhythm
I've found myself quoting a passage from Scripture lately even though I really have no idea where it is. I knew it went something like this, "he who is faithful with a few things will be faithful with much." I've quoted it enough times and the T.V. tonight was bad enough that I decided to … Continue reading hmm…