Category Archives: My Faith

Looking For Desert Places

I have been enjoying participating in the creation of a global Advent calendar on Instagram. Early each morning I get an email reminding me of the word for the day, a few thoughts applying the word to an Advent theme, and a … Continue reading

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Create An Advent Calendar On Instagram

One way I try to combat the commercialism that has overtaken the Christmas season is by observing Advent. In the Christian church calendar, Advent is the “season” when we get ready for Christmas. In most Christian traditions, Advent has a dual … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Prayers

This year, like every Thanksgiving, we will read from the copy of A Prayer of Thanksgiving by Robert Lewis Stevenson that my son made in elementary school.  (click here to read the words-it’s a nice non-denominational  prayer!) If you attend … Continue reading

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Comparison Is The Thief Of Joy

One reason I never tire of hearing familiar Bible stories is their timelessness. They address core human conditions that we wrestle with today–family tensions, love triangles, power struggles, jealousy. The Parable that we heard in church last week reminded me of … Continue reading

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The Parable Of The Sower

If you grew up going to Sunday School or Bible Camp, you probably are familiar with the Parable of the Sower. Like most of the Parables, it’s full of imagery that makes it ripe for retelling. And, like most Bible … Continue reading

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