Time to Pivot, Again (A BIG Announcement!)

Time to Pivot, Again (A BIG Announcement!)

Moving forces change, which is what I learned by moving to Chicago two years ago.  The only thing that was the same was the way my Costco looked.  Everything else – grocery stores to banks to routes to transportation to parking (parking is stressful in itself in...
Bearings

Bearings

Even the dogs under the table eat the children’s crumbs.- Mark 8:28 (NRSV)   I realize that I haven’t been completely transparent in my updates with all of you, and for that I am sorry.  So much has happened in the past few months.  We moved from our beloved town of...

Why I’m Feeling Advent Like Never Before

“The true light that gives light to everyone was coming into the world.” – John 1:9 I didn’t know about Advent until 8 years ago when I heard about my new church at the time making advent wreaths.  I’m guessing I’m not alone in this, especially if...

Gearing UP…

Today I prepare to lead worship at the Christian Community Development Association Conference.  It’s going to be a busy week.  I’ll be: 1) singing, 2) leading, 3) playing keyboard 2, 4) presenting a workshop on Worship and Reconciliation, 5) representing...

Input vs. Output

The past few weeks have been incredibly stressful, and I have been overwhelmed with feelings of incompetence.  I was questioning everything I was and everything I was meant to do.  Since I am a person who tends to avoid feeling pain, I distanced myself from anything...