Creative is a word most often associated with making something that never existed before, such as painting, music, sculpture, or some other aspect of the fine arts. A “creative” in the business world is usually a graphic designer or writer. It seems to me that creative, however, applies to so much more than that. So,Continue reading “Exploring the Creative”
I have loved to read since I was a little girl. However, writing is a more recent love. During my years in seminary, I discovered that I loved researching topics I wanted to learn more about and putting words together in ways that expressed what I had learned. By learning to be present in everyContinue reading “About “The Journey””
I recently participated in a circle of worship where we were contemplating the question, “Where is God in the swirling of fear and antagonism we see in communities, politics and churches?” Several people were suffering as they contemplated the upcoming vote in the Methodist church on full acceptance of the LGBTQ+ community into the lifeContinue reading “Non-violent Communication For Abundant Life”
Book Review: Our culture seems obsessed with pointing out and using difference as a divisive and wall-building mechanism. The effects are felt in the most casual conversations about music and movie preferences, as well as more intense discussions about theological issues which recently affected the polity within one of the largest Protestant denominations to politicalContinue reading “Christian Ethics at the Boundary by Karen Guth”
Discernment isn’t a one and done! It’s a process of being connected and constant change. And . . . it happens over and over as we move through life with awareness of what is going on inside and outside ourselves.