What Do I Want to Read in This Book?

As I work on the book proposal, I asked myself this question today: What do I want to read in a book? Here’s what I scribbled in pencil on white paper at my desk this morning: In reading this, I want to become more of myself. In reading this, I want to gather up the […]

Circling Silence Seven Times

“Trembling and bewildered, the women went out and fled from the tomb. They said nothing to anyone, because they were afraid.” – Mark 16:8 I woke up yesterday morning after a lovely, vivid dream. I dreamt a whole bunch of us were having dinner—a feast, I might say—over at Sarah Bessey’s house with Rachel Held […]

We Write to Make Bread

Anais Nin said we write to taste life twice. Today, this thought has pushed itself to the front of my chest: We, followers of the Way, those of us who quest to know Spirit and dwell in Love, we write to make bread. I know, for me, this is my serving. This is my offering. […]

Work, Interrupted.

So many of Jesus’ miracles happened along the way … While he was going somewhere else, doing something else, giving attention to someone else. – There’s the woman with the issue of blood, reaching through the crowd to touch Jesus’ robe, while he’s on his way to see Jairus’ daughter. – There’s the Syro-Phoenician woman tugging […]

Words, Morgan Freeman & Amnesty International

Sobering. True. So inspired. Where’s my pen?