Lesson of Hope

Lesson of Hope

“Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.” (Psalm 31:24) We are strong—but not because we know we are right. We are strong—but not because we know that someone is wrong. We are strong—but not because of any position or stance or doctrine or...
Juneteenth

Juneteenth

“Won’t it be wonderful when Black history and Native American history and Jewish history and all of U.S. history is taught from one book. Just U.S. history.” — Maya Angelou It’s difficult to believe that Angelou’s vision for the future is still not yet realized in...
Out of Their Head

Out of Their Head

“You wouldn’t worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.” – Eleanor Roosevelt You’re in your own head when you’re trying to guess what’s going on in their head. Stop it! I know, easier said than done. But that’s why mindfulness...
Hope In Darkness

Hope In Darkness

  “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” — Desmond Tutu When darkness closes in don’t cover your head. It gets darker still. Instead, face the darkness with courage while scanning the horizon for even the smallest...
Step Outside Time

Step Outside Time

It might feel like it’s taking forever, but Forever is just warming up. “Before the mountains were born, before you gave birth to the earth and the world, from beginning to end, you are God. For you, a thousand years are as a passing day, as brief as a few night...
Create Space

Create Space

“Remember the entrance to the sanctuary is inside you.” – Rumi Buildings can be nice, but Jesus, Himself, preferred the desert. “Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where...