Monthly Archives: April 2017

Present in Crisis

For us, not having the power to reset the story, we simply try to be present in the crisis. We come alongside those who feel the ravages of physical pains and heartbreaking loss. We can’t remove the event, but we can be willing to care. Continue reading

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Making Christianity Pragmatic

Christianity is lived in day to day events. I am not always sure what to do about some things. I have a process, let me discuss it here and you can let me know how you would handle it. First, … Continue reading

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Where the Imagining Fails

I have a vivid imagination. When I read any story, the images come alive in my mind as I picture the events that I read about. Sometimes the mental pictures move beyond what I am reading to take on elaborate … Continue reading

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The Valleys Between the Mountain Tops

Spiritually, the journey has both mountaintops and deserts, but more of life is lived in the desert. We wearily move our feet, plodding along without awareness of our surroundings, lulled into a sense of sameness trying to achieve another spiritual high, frustrated in the failure. Continue reading

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