Waiting . . . and Listening

Most of us consider waiting as a passive activity, a state determined by events out of our control. We often find ourselves in situations where we just have to sit – or stand – and wait. Standing in line at the grocery. Sitting in our car in traffic. Counting the days until vacation. I don’tContinue reading “Waiting . . . and Listening”

Serenity prayer: . . . and the wisdom to know the difference

“Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you. The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.” Proverbs 4:6-7 “Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and chose the path that leads to wisdom.” –Continue reading “Serenity prayer: . . . and the wisdom to know the difference”

Are you ready?

It’s been several weeks since I wrote for a variety of reasons, the main one was I was experiencing a bit of writer’s block. It happens. I hope the wait was worth it for you. Waiting and filled with expectant hope. This is the message of Advent. Prepare the way for Emanuel – God with us. Every valley will be raised up and everyContinue reading “Are you ready?”

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