But GOD! Help for us in times of trouble.

“But God…” If you hang around with me for more than a minute, it becomes obvious how much I love the Psalms. This collection of ancient prayer-poems models such emotional range and all of it in conversation with God and with a community of support. The Psalms have...

Presuppositions that change how we live

Presuppositions are the things that are assumed at the beginning. When our presuppositions shift and change, the outcomes also can change. What are your presuppositions about yourself? About God? Or about the people around you? If you live with the underpinning that...

Warning! Danger on your pathway!

There is a potential danger on your pathway! It’s easy to fall into a pit if no one warns you that there is a great big hole in the pathway ahead of you. I am here to warn you that there is the potential of danger ahead. When you want to walk the Pathway of Wisdom,...

Help me! But not that way…

Have you ever cried out for God’s help? In one of the Psalms, the prayer-poet calls out: But You, O Eternal, stay close;    O You, my help, hurry to my side.Save my life from violence,    my sweet life from the teeth of the wild dog. (Psalm 22:19 & 20, The Voice)...
How to Follow a Spiritual Navigation System

How to Follow a Spiritual Navigation System

Spiritual Navigation Systems Spiritual Direction is like a navigation system to walk the Pathway of Wisdom. Have you ever used a navigation system in your car? Do you trust your navigation system? At times, the navigation system in my vehicles hasn’t been updated...