How do we speak the truth in love instead of merely being in love with ourselves and hoping others will love us too? Continue reading narcissism is not new
It’s easy to forget what Jesus said. That our words reflect our hearts. And it’s easier still to forget it online. Continue reading a rule to follow (online)
Use the tools to minister to and care for each other. And call up or reach out to those whose status says something about their heart. Continue reading faithful friends: beyond Facebook
To reflect in concise ways is becoming a necessary and important skill Continue reading to tweet, or not to tweet
We avoid that which is uncomfortable and put off that which is necessary. “Maybe” becomes the way we manage our childrens’ expectations and our spouse’s concerns. Continue reading maybe you should read this
In ancient Israel mourners displayed their grief by smiting their chests and tearing their clothes. For seven days, at least, they wouldn’t dress themselves, make their bed, take a bath, or do any work at all.
I understand that. Today we mourn the loss of a young man in our church. And no one feels like doing anything. It is the morning after death that Emily Dickinson describes, writ large across an entire congregation.
Continue reading “a web of grief”