A friend recommended the book The Emotionally Healthy Leader by Peter Scazzero. It as a book influencing his life so he recommended it to me. I am grateful. There is a chapter on Sabbath in the book that coincided with a podcast I finished on the same day. The podcast is an interview with AContinue reading ““If they stop they’ll die…””
It’s only been a little over a week since leaving Heights Church. The time “away” has been quickly filled with prepping for my last semester of teaching. But there is also the need to pull away, read, and listen. My practice through my life has been to engage Scripture as I pray. The Lord leadsContinue reading “The need to come away”
In the work of creation, God came to a place of hallowing (making holy) a day. A day to pay attention to what God is doing.
Over the years I have watched the Lord lead me to so many victories. I have been amazed at the process. This is truly a “long obedience in the same direction,” as Eugene Peterson would put it. Yet, I keep struggling with one basic thing.
In my reading list, I moved from the end of Romans 8 to the beginning of Psalm 23.
The boldness I can have in prayer, and in my life, comes from the understanding that ALL THINGS have been handed to Jesus… and he then invites me to come to him!
In the new year and the new me, I am told when I work out it is best to work hard one day, then rest the next. The muscles need time to rebuild. Spiritually this is just as true. Our lives are always in full tilt and it is hard to find time to stop.Continue reading “Rest”