It Takes a Long Time to Grow a Salad

Lessons on Perseverance

It takes a long, long time to make a salad like this. Let me explain. In 1997, I woke up in the middle of the night and it was, as if I heard an audible Voice telling me to get a pad a paper and to start writing. It wasn’t really audible but it was […]

Finding our Soul

Connecting the Inside World with the Outside World

“You’re blessed when you can get your inside world—your mind and heart—put right. Then you can see God in the outside world.” –Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount As children and in time, we give up; perhaps barter away our inner world to exchange it for what we think will satisfy us. Our interior […]

A Prayer of Recovery

Those who care must be cared for...

For too long, I have greatly under-estimated the sheer power of listening to people–of hearing so many sad stories.  Yes, it is a part of my work–it is my vocation to hear such things.  But in the hearing now, I am also listening to myself say a new prayer after such long, hard and sometimes […]