top3 for May 10, 2019

#1 – In other words, teaching that is not embodied by the teacher and experienced within the relational community is at risk of being nothing but empty words. Christina Walker Many people think that writing a sermon is one of the most difficult things I do each week.  While I do admit that it is never, or rarely, easy I will say that the above quote is the real difficulty.  Giving a message is not the objective…being the message…now that is the hard part! #2 -So between the death of Christ and the Last Day it is only by a … Continue reading top3 for May 10, 2019

top3 for February 8, 2019

For what it’s worth, here are three things that I’ve read, been thinking about, and/or have impacted me this week. #1 – My prayer this week. So much swirling. Please be my center. So much unknown. Please be my truth. So much anxiety. Please be my peace. So many decisions. Please be my wisdom. #2 – For older people, beauty doesn’t come free with the hormones, the way it does for the young… It has to do with who the person is.” Ursula K. Le Guin wrote in her meditation on aging and what beauty really means, Came across this quote … Continue reading top3 for February 8, 2019