During a text conversation someone sent, “I am learning that I do not have to like someone to learn from them.” So good. So difficult to apply. Through the jungle of comparisons, amidst a sea of expectations and judgements, we
“What you are about to do, do it quickly.”
“What you are about to do, do it quickly.” Jesus – John 13:27b Every now and then the words of Jesus become glaringly human for me. We typically focus on the Divinity of Jesus, the miracles, the amazing teaching, his
Your Father, Who Sees
“Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven. So when you give to the needy, do not announce it
What I learned from a Facebook Argument…
I avoid social media arguments as much as possible. Aside from reading through a string of comments for entertainment, I generally scroll right past an inflammatory statement or post. But the other day, for whatever reason, I got into a
I caught a contradiction in my thinking the other day.
I caught a contradiction in my thinking the other day. So my top Love Language is “Acts of Service.” My particular variation of this aspect of the fab five is simply showing up. I don’t feel like I particularly need
Conversation with Dr. Norma Barr
Once again, in a meeting. Heard a thing. The thing keeps rolling around my mind. In conversation about a program my work here in Austin manages, we were asked, “Have your participants spoken of a shift from command control to
I am not the best listener. I could be way worse, but I really struggle to listen well. I realize this most, when I’m in the presence of a very good listener. You know, those saints – the ones that
My boss called me out the other day.
My boss called me out the other day. It was in gentle way, and very much needed. I stumbled into my current role with a local non-profit organization here in Austin. Like most non-profits so much relies on donations and