God gave me this image of staying and playing in the rapids right around…
What did I do?
“What did I do?”
I have asked myself many times in the past year. I asked myself this question even more as the new year started, the “anniversary” of the start of this pandemic happened,
In The Waiting
My heart is breaking
as I remember how it used to be:
I walked among the crowds of worshipers,
leading a great procession to the house of God,
singing for joy and giving thanks
amid the sound of a great celebration!
Elizabeth: Empathetic Beyond Embarrassment
Her faith in the goodness of God proved to be authentic in the way she was an empathetic companion to Mary, her cousin and the mother of Jesus, and not embarrassed of her own pregnancy or her young cousin’s unwed…
Who Am I?
For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them. Ephesians 2:10 NKJV I was the Executive Pastor at a local church for 5 years. I was grateful; I knew this was not something easily attained...
Liminality: The In-Between Space
My natural bent would not have been to go to “in-between” spaces, where job descriptions are vague and the journey unmeasurable. Growing up in the United States as a child of immigrant parents, I straddled at least two cultures and languages. Identity formation...
God’s Persistent Love
When I was discerning what to do after seminary, the verse that recurred to me was “The steadfast love of the Lord endures forever.” I could not have received a more powerful word for what would come. As I interned and interviewed in different churches, sometimes I...
Church Planting with the Homeless
I started as a Community Liaison in Yonkers which opened many connections and showed the needs of our City. I saw how homelessness was rampant and as I met some of the population, I was moved to do more. It began with a closing of a shelter. From engaging in the...
FAITH, LOVE & HOPE
We each experienced a refreshment in our reflections that offered an invitation to walk and move in faith, hope and love that is described, expressed and gifted below. May it offer you newness in your perspective and experience presently.
God’s Space for Our Transformation
A liminal space—that in-between space of waiting, of not knowing, of presumed inactivity, expected to be short-lived! Most dread that liminal space. I, for one, who likes things organized, leaving nothing to chance, am mortally afraid of such spaces of uncertainty....