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Calling and Vocation (2): Hope-builders

Last week I began sharing some thoughts around calling and vocation, having been stimulated in my thinking and reflecting by a Connexional focus group I was part of which was exploring the area of calling and vocation in youth and young adults. 902 more words

The Calling of Place

Several years ago, The Road From Coorain was one of the featured texts in our first year seminar. The first ten or so pages offer a detailed description of the author’s natal land of Australia, and some of the students complained that it went on “way too long” and was boring. 1,423 more words


Language of fingers,

whispers in the wood, secrets;

the soul still lingers.


Prayer for June 20

Prayer for June 20: Please pray with me.  God of uncertainty, we float about in the storms of life.  We desperately want security, safety, and to be in control.  146 more words


The Good News

St. Francis of Assisi once wrote, “Preach the gospel at all times, and if necessary use words.” What exactly he meant, I’m not sure. As I ponder this quote, to me it means that I have deepened and continue to deepen in my relationship with Jesus in such a way that the way I live, spells out what I believe. 315 more words


Lesser Courage

I have this on my wall at work. I reflect on it nearly every day. It’s rooted in Micah 6:8, which is what I think of as my “life verse”. 679 more words