We have a timeout chair in our house. The timeout routine typically goes something like this... "Go to time out."Wait prescribed time."Why are you in time out?"Explanation and discussion."What do you need to say?""Sorry""I forgive … [Read more...] about Forgiveness Is Only the Beginning
Archives for October 2013
We are on a 31 day journey of chasing soul. It occurs to me I have not defined my terms. What do I mean by 'chasing soul'? What is this obsession with soul?When I speak of chasing soul, I mean learning to live out of a deeper reality. … [Read more...] about What Is This Obsession with Soul?
I've been thinking a lot about a quote from Bob Goff in his encouraging book Love Does. Every time one of his children turned ten, he took them on an adventure of their choosing. Very little planning...all heart and gusto. He draws … [Read more...] about When You Don’t Need to Know All the Details
Your story is beautiful. I hope you know that. Every nuance, every twist, every banal and trivial detail...it is all more beautiful than you know. When you share your story, I glimpse soul. I see my soul and I learn, as I see your … [Read more...] about Your Story Is Beautiful
To come in contact with soul is to encounter thirst and vulnerability. I often wish there was another way. I wish I could step into deep and rich places of beauty and wonder and divinity without having to experience my own need, without … [Read more...] about Thirsty and Vulnerable
We were supposed to be visiting a seminary in Boston. We had flown up the night before, scoped out the Commons, visited some classes, but we were hankering The Big Apple. Chris and I were never ones to shy away from adventure, so we did … [Read more...] about A New York Adventure