UNTIEING THE KNOT

So, this month has certainly been filled with adventure and challenges. I have come to remember that achieving unity with someone is not always easy. Sometimes our ways of working towards the common goal are so different. This week a collaborator asked me to prayerfully make a commitment to do something. Reading the request leftContinue reading “UNTIEING THE KNOT”

PRAYERS AND PRETZELS

Today is National Pretzel Day. I am always amazed at how many foods have their own holidays. Growing up my father loved pretzels, just about any kind, hard or soft, sticks, twisted, large or small. My favorite are the soft ones which are twisted and look like what in my mind is a pretzel. AsContinue reading “PRAYERS AND PRETZELS”

TRUST IN __________

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin captures an important aspect of faith in these lines from a prayer. Breathing in: Trust in . . . Breathing out: the slow work of God. How many of us remember to trust in the slow work of God?  Last year, one of my students said to me, “It sure wouldContinue reading “TRUST IN __________”

WHO IS OUR NEIGHBOR?

As I watched this video, it reminded me of a scripture from the New Testament which said there were two commandments we are to follow, First, “the Lord our God, the Lord is one; you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind,Continue reading “WHO IS OUR NEIGHBOR?”