Focus

by Doug Wysockey-Johnson He probably doesn’t know it, but New York Times columnist David Brooks recently wrote a great OP-ED piece on calling. He was writing about something so many of us are feeling these days: our lack of focus. We are losing what he calls the...

Our World Today: Choosing Sides or Stepping Back

by Lauren Van Ham And just the moment when you are all confused leaps forth a voice hold me close I’m love and I’m always yours. – Rumi Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Matthew 5:9 I had already begun to blog about a...

Another Prayer for the Meadowlarks

by Angier Brock In the last five weeks, I have gone every day but one to watch for the Eastern Meadowlarks that are nesting on a section of the Yorktown battlefield. While Meadowlarks are not endangered, their population has been decreasing at an alarming rate....

Jesus and email: Do Unto Others

by Tom Pappas I am going to try to convince you that Jesus had email in mind when he spoke to us, through the Gospels, “Do to others as you would have them do to you!” Luke 6:31 NRSV The Golden Rule seems to be a cultural admonition that has made its way into devout...

Grow with the Flow: Bask in Your Breed

by Lauren Van Ham Don’t ask what the world needs; ask what makes you come alive, and go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. ~ Howard Thurman When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. ~ Rumi With...