For Your Weekend

“Is it possible that in our eagerness to figure out how best to handle difficulties that we fail to be still in God’s presence long enough to hear his voice and discover our center?” – Dr. Larry Crabb Today’s reads are for anyone who...

Let’s Share What We Learned in April

It’s the last weekday in April and that means it’s time for us to share what we learned this month. It’s a little practice we’ve been engaging in here for over two years, where we spend a little time reflecting on the last month before we move...

What We Say When Someone Dies

A few days after Prince died, I read an article on Entertainment Weekly about actor Will Smith’s reaction to the news. “I am stunned and heartbroken. I just spoke with him last night.” When I was in college, one of my high school girlfriends died in...

A Prayer for Starting Over

Some of us carry beginnings around with dread. It will be an adventure! they shout from the sidelines. Don’t they remember how hard this is? Being new, being alone, learning all over again? The prelude to starting over is often one long measure of goodbyes....

For Your Weekend

“Walk and talk and laugh with your friends. But behind the scenes, keep up the life of simple prayer and inward worship.” Thomas R. Kelly, A Testament of Devotion Today’s reads are for you if you’re feeling small, hurried, or overwhelmed. They...