Monthly Archives: March 2010

Resurrection Wonder

Good morning! An interesting thought to contemplate as we enter Easter weekend from the book Living the Resurrection by Eugene Peterson. Peterson proposes a series of thoughts in reference to the four resurrection accounts given to us in the Scriptures, this is … Continue reading

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In the midst of real life…

Good morning to you on this Tuesday of Holy Week. Jesus is apt to come, into the very midst of life at its most real and inescapable. Not in a blaze of unearthly light, not in the midst of a … Continue reading

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No More Figs…Ever

Good morning! I had a little plan about what I was going to write about this week, but I’m going to change that. One of the benefits of being a “process” person is that you can change direction mid flight … Continue reading

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Go Higher

A few years ago, my youngest son came home from school and announced that his science class was “boring” at times. I of course reminded him of his father’s credo – only boring people get bored. He proceeded to tell … Continue reading

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Live Creatively

Good morning! I love the texture and creativity of the greenhouse environment. We cared for some children in our home this week, and one of our adventures was a trip to the “vivero”. We walked down the little paths and explored … Continue reading

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You Crazy Galatians

For only crazy people would think they could complete by their own efforts what was begun by God. If you weren’t smart enough or strong enough to begin it, how do you suppose you could perfect it? Galatians 3, The … Continue reading

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Fruit Bearing

This is how my Father shows who he is – when you produce grapes, when you mature as my disciples…..You didn’t choose me, remember; I chose you, and put you in the world to bear fruit, fruit that won’t spoil.  … Continue reading

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Connected to the Vine

Good morning! In the same way that a branch can’t bear grapes by itself but only by being joined to the vine, you can’t bear fruit unless you are joined with me. I am the Vine, you are the branches. … Continue reading

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Scattered Seeds

Ever noticed a sprout emerging from a very unusual spot? I suppose it’s more common in the tropics, where quite frankly, it’s tough for a seed NOT to grow. The work of Casa Viva is growing a change – our … Continue reading

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People Who Care

There were still children in the world and while there were children, men and women would not abandon the struggle to make safe homes to put them in, and while they so struggled there was hope. Elizabeth Goudge, Pilgrim’s Inn … Continue reading

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