The Path to Value (general reflection)

A conversation with a friend sparked the idea for this post. She accepted an invitation to use her gift at an event, and saw quickly the drain of her time and contribution. She battled with giving the benefit of the doubt and "not judging." But it was clearly not her best investment of time and … Continue reading The Path to Value (general reflection)

The Preexisting Prophetic

Prophets need to know where "home" is... it is in God.  All prophets have a "power combination" or a set of disciplines that works for them in a crunch, under pressure or when their backs are up against walls.  prayer praise worship fasting writing painting, dancing, or other arts Every prophet knows how to get … Continue reading The Preexisting Prophetic

What About Your Vocation? (reflection)

We hear several buzz words in the local church today -- purpose, destiny, mission, and vision. It is unlikely that we hear vocation...ever. When you can, conduct a Parker Palmer search from the home page at He talks about vocation and how to come upon it in his book Let Your Life Speak (2010). … Continue reading What About Your Vocation? (reflection)