We invite you to experience and share these simple Holy Week meditations for adults and kids. Sunday, April 14 - Sunday, April 21 Jesus is Light, empowering humanity to rise from darkness' grip.  The darkness can't comprehend or diminish Light.  Take time...
Her books changed the way I lived my faith during my college years.  It was exciting to have her as a speaker at the conference I directed.  Her spoken and written words impacted all of us. So. I assumed she still...
Years ago,  I  walked six miles each morning during a week-long visit in San Diego, meditating on five words from Mark 5: "Don't be afraid; only believe."    After a few mornings of thinking on these words, I stopped and wrote this...
St. Patrick's Day is celebrated for many reasons.  *The story of St. Patrick goes back to the fifth century when the young man brought Christianity to Ireland. We see one of the important elements of the day to be the...
As far as I'm concerned, Oregon's Cannon Beach is one of the wonders of the world.  Its infamous Haystack Rock rises above the shoreline, underscoring the miraculous work of God.  I've enjoyed walking on the sandy shoreline in this...
An unexpected crisis is a part of living.   Navigating through it all is challenging for every. single. person. The thing is . . those who live without their soul anchored to God . . .  experience and manage it all...
One of this past week’s headlines focused on an individual who attempted to advance his career without the energy, time, and work of doing what was his to do. In turn, he stirred up the media, creating national headlines...
Surprises are the best. Just when there seems to be nothing new around the corner, something surprising, something unexpected, something astounding rounds the corner and finds it's way to you and me. It's what happened to the ancient man who had...
Adversity is the hard of life.  Adversity is elicited from the challenges of problems, obstacles,  trauma, tragedy, trials, suffering, sorrow, and a million other hardships.  The thing is . . .  adversity is often a catalyst . . . to...
To be free of negative thinking can be hard work.  Our internal narrative easily becomes a negative list when our attention is focused on the difficult and hard challenges of personal and public circumstances.  The darkness of it all...