Monthly Archives: June 2011

More Than Enough

Read on….. The opposite of a scarcity mentality is an abundancy mentality. With an abundancy mentality we say, “There is enough for everyone, more than enough: food, knowledge, love . . . everything.” With this mind-set we give away whatever … Continue reading

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Spiritual Hoarding

Listen to this. As fearful people we are inclined to develop a mind-set that makes us say, “There’s not enough food for everyone, so I better be sure I save enough for myself in case of emergency,” or “There’s not … Continue reading

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On mama birds and resiliency…..

She returned to the same nest and set her treasures there. Again. And now they are cheeping and stretching and gaping their mouths every time she is near. Why? Why did she return to a nest that didn’t work the … Continue reading

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Rapido o Lento

I was faced with an unusual predicament this morning – rapido o lento? Fast or slow? My local municipal pool has been instituting new reglas, most of which are backfiring. Most morning swimmers follow an established code of conduct, those … Continue reading

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A glimpse of something deeply hidden…..

Ask. Seek. Knock. These are action words of pursuit, these imply that there is something to be found that just might be hidden. These are paying attention words. Sometimes you get a little glimpse, and in a small moment, it’s … Continue reading

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Becoming a road that He travels…..

Good morning! The majority of my life has found its rhythm around the flow of the school year. That said, summer is free space. The school books are on the shelves, and there is more time to sit on the … Continue reading

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Shine Bright!

To be a witness for God is to be a living sign of God’s presence in the world. Henri Nouwen, Bread for the Journey Even when we don’t have words or answers or solutions, we can still stand and be … Continue reading

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Morning Prayers Part Three

Watch what God does, and then you do it, like children who learn proper behavior from their parents. Mostly what God does is love you. Keep company with him and learn a life of love. Observe how Christ loved us. … Continue reading

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Morning Prayers Part Two

I don’t often equate praying with “watching”, but Peterson challenges us to grow beyond a litany of petitions. Remember the many scenes in Lord of the Rings where Gandalf and others are watching the horizon? Read Genesis 31 if you … Continue reading

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The Long Way Home

Do you know where you were twenty one years ago today at nine in the morning? I do. I was about to make a solemn promise before my family and dear friends, a promise to take the “long way home” … Continue reading

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