Not So Fast

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015 Posted in writing | 1 Comment »

At the time of Jesus' ascension to heaven, he took his disciples outside Jerusalem to a nearby hill, where he left them with one instruction: Go back into the city and wait for the Holy Spirit. If I'd been there ...

Tolerance

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 Posted in writing | No Comments »

In the plans for putting up buildings, tolerances are included in order to allow for, as one article put it, “some necessary leeway for imperfections.” But when it comes to the spiritual life, isn’t tolerance for imperfections a bad thing? ...

Letting It Be

Saturday, July 16th, 2011 Posted in writing | No Comments »

Jesus once told a story about over-eager field workers. Sometimes called the parable of the wheat and the weeds, the gist of it is that the workers find that someone has sown weeds in their master’s wheat field, and ...