Be Like the Bird Be like the bird, who Halting in his flight On limb too slight Feels it give way beneath him, Yet sings Knowing he hath wings. by Victor Hugo Just as the bird has a rhythm of alighting on a branch to rest, let us develop a rhythmic flow of rest that… Continue reading Selah – סֶלָה
Follow me. And I will make you fishers of men. Matthew 4:19 Simon Peter is called to follow Jesus in the midst of tangled nets, the taste of salty sweat on his tongue, fish slime, the snap of the sail, the cadenced pulse of the waves, and the customary burdens of the daily life of… Continue reading Leading Begins by Following
In magnifying Christ, you will be strikingly different. Like a beam of light in a dark world. "You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden... let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven." (Matthew 5:14-15) There may be days when… Continue reading The Dance of Your “Otherness”
Posture yourself to sit with the Lord in the Word. The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings author J. R. R. Tolkien puts an emphasis on hospitality and the enjoyment of food in Middle-earth by everyone’s favorite hairy-footed halflings. Resembling traditional English meal times, the hobbits of Middle-earth feast up to seven meals a day. [Breakfast - 7… Continue reading Come to the table to Feast!