A blink of the eye, and nine days have passed without notice. Such is the reality of life today. Yet, is that truly reality, or an illusion of busyness which leads me to miss my daily time of reflection and prayer.… Read the rest
A couple of busy days have kept me from writing. I have to get ready for our Leadership Retreat in a half hou, but need to reflect a bit.
Joan Chittister quotes the Tao in her commentary on The Rule of St.… Read the rest
Psalm 29 (continued)
One thing to remember about the storm is that the Psalmist portrays God as being fully present in that activity. The storm is fierce. The storm is dangerous. The storm brings damage to the creation. Yet, God is the mover of the storm, the one whose voice thunders and who breaks the Lebanon cedars.… Read the rest
Suhocki (The Upper Room Disciplines) writes that the Psalm uses descriptive language to paint a picture of a fierce storm. This storm is not the gentle rain that nourishes the storm. This is a stom that uproots trees, with thunder and lightening, that is (as Peterson translates it) tympanic and symphonic.… Read the rest
Journaling has never come easy to me. Yet, I know that the practice of journaling is a great discipline of the Spirit and that I can benefit from reflecting on where God is leading me today. Journaling in blog form will (I hope as least) lead me to a greater level of accountability.… Read the rest