Creating Environments for Healing and Growth
You most certainly are thinking today. It may be focused or calm,
The antithesis of fear is not certainty, but rather the vitality of relationship.
Susan S. Phillips - from Candlelight: Illuminating the Art of Spiritual Direction
I have had a bad habit lately of letting the gas light warn me that I need to fill up the gas tank in my car. I've been fortunate so far, but it would drive my husband crazy if he knew how often it happens. Shhhh. Don't tell him. Let me see if he reads this blog.
Sometimes thankfulness is hard work, sometimes a special grace, but most of the time we are thankful because of the routine of the everyday thankfulnesses.
There are a lot of ways to do ministry RIGHT. There are also some sure fire ways to be miserable in ministry. Read Laura Demetrician’s 8 Ways to Be Miserable in Ministry…
Take a look at this Facebook Live video about the difference between conferences and retreats.
Last year while I was on sabbatical there was a deep question bouncing around my head and heart: “What are the dreams inside me?”
Out of that sacred space I launched Tree by Water, a ministry to spiritually care for spiritual caregivers.
Ministry is hard, and there are times when we just don't want to continue. Nehemiah offers a beautiful (and short prayer). "Strengthen my hands."
It was one year ago that I
Creating a safe space for pastors, pastor's spouses, missionaries, ministers to be prayed for confidentially.