Changing to stay the same

This week I have been working through author Thomas Friedman’s book, “Thank You for Being Late.”  The subtitle is both insightful and beautiful “An optimists guide to thrilling in the age of accelerations.”  What he means by this is that we are at the first moment in history when the pace of change in the […]

Follow me

After this, Jesus went out and saw a tax collector by the name of Levi sitting at his tax booth. “Follow me,” Jesus said to him, Luke 5:27 I was challenged over my sabbatical to read through the gospels, to notice Jesus sense of joy and hope throughout all that he does.  As I ran across Jesus […]

Hurry Up and Wait

Last week I had a wonderful week of learning and connecting with friends in Houston, TX, and as I was waiting at airport I observed something: the Southwest Phenomenon.  10 minutes before any directions were given to pre-board the plane, people were staking out spots near the boarding area.  As soon as the directions were […]

How Far…

Recently I watched Disney’s hit movie, “Moana,” and if you have not seen it, I highly recommend it.  The movie centers around Moana, the young, soon to be queen, fighting the tension between her own culture’s expectations for her, and a stirring she feels inside that tells her she is something more. I have felt the […]

What’s Your Story?

For the last few weeks I have been reflecting on my formation.  I have been reflecting on formative experiences, people and events, each that have contributed to who I am becoming as a person.  I made lists of formative things from my childhood, and things that God has uniquely formed in me. At the same […]