Posts tagged with: faith

The Stones Will Continue to Cry Out

As he prepared to enter the city he was fully cognizant of the trials that lay ahead. He might have chosen to furtively slip in. Attempt to avoid those who...

We are to be the Light in This World

“You are burning lamps who the Lord has established on his sacred mountain to illuminate the darkness of the world by your word and example.” Elisabeth of Schonau, wrote this...

beautiful, inexplicable, unconventional Creation

He challenged Job and his companions, “Where were you when I laid the earth’s foundation? Who marked off its dimensions? Surely you know!” (Job 38:) And as He speaks out...

The Importance of Listening to One Another’s Stories

Our stories matter. Stories are an entry point for us to become known. Where the fertile space is cleared for greater understanding, compassion and appreciation. Where others can be inspired...

When We are Lost, We May Find the Place to Arrive

When we are in the midst of suffering, and at the end of our self and our own resources, we are often confronted by the paradox that though we may...

The Good Shepherd

I opened the curtains and peered into the morning darkness. The light was just beginning to spread across the skyline, brushing the snowy landscape with an unusual shade of blue.  My breath left...

A Grand Inheritance

My two grandsons, both around a year and half old, are in the developmental stage where they are astutely watching everything around them. They seem especially interested in observing people....

We are called to be different. So we can make a difference.

This year has been unsettling. So many dark threads, events, circumstances have become woven into its fabric. It has been a season where trouble and tricksters have been afoot. Where...

With Love, Ruth and Naomi

The three widows were travelling down the dusty, dirt road. And suddenly, they stopped, and began to talk. And as they talked they began to weep, clinging to each other....