Giving you fuel
Stay sane this season.
Begin with gratitude.
and transform your
spot on the map.
There’s a fire inside you,
and it needs to be tended.
I’m here to help you tune in with the ever-present God and experience power, love, and a sound mind. Through self-development and spiritual formation practices, I’ll help you fan the flame of the gifts God gave you so you can see lives and communities transform right where you are.
Jacquie left us abruptly and it makes the questions swirl. I don’t know that we go through the stages of grief in order when a loved one is hit by a car. It feels like futility to imagine why this happened or what it means. Life is risky, even a walk in the neighborhood, and it hurts that my dear friend bore the brunt. Yet after years of writing, praying, and communing on the balcony together, there is a deeper knowing: Jacquie could fall only into God.
Midlife can set off a whole lot of warning bells and diagnostic trouble codes, but with good tools and lots of wisdom from the miles we’ve logged, we can change the way we drive the road in front of us.
This meditation was written to accompany Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Our Savior on the Cross, presented for Holy Week in my local congregation. As you read or listen, I trust you, too, will be struck by Jesus’ tender empathy and fierce devotion even as he was being...