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Posted in Authenticity, Labels, Shadow, Transformation

Prophet

Coyotes yelp, owls screech and roosters crow. Young prophet, I ask you, “Do peacocks whisper or ravens sigh?”  You were born to predict, confront and warn. Before speaking; however, ask one question, what is my intention? If you choose to … Read More

Posted in Community, Faith, Labels, Wholeness

Free the Goats

By the time I climbed up on the ledge to free the goats, they were gone. At what point had I ignored a stimulating risk that caused me to pervert faith with such theatrics? Those I blamed had persisted only … Read More

Posted in Freedom, Labels, Transformation, Truth

Speaking Truth

Speaking truth eventually gets around to pointing out our shortcomings, even when we took a stand and were spot on in our assessment. Could this have been Great Trickster’s plan, all along? “I want to make the world a better … Read More

Posted in Authenticity, Community, Labels, Mystery, Union

To Be Whole

I had an insatiable desire for the Holy. I remember, as a teenager, reading Christian scripture and declaring with James and John; Yes, Jesus, I am ready to drink from your cup. Later, I was not nearly as eager to be … Read More

Posted in Authenticity, Labels, Life, Suffering, Transformation, Trust

Live Beyond

In a ten-year period, I sat with over a thousand men and women, in one-on-one coaching sessions. During that time, I found assessment tools disarming, in generously giving the other a starting language to live beyond. Obviously, I saw several patterns … Read More

Posted in Community, Discernment, Labels

A Wider Embrace

Early in our marriage, I thought it would be wise to connect with a faith community other than and in addition to the church where my husband and I were known leaders. Mostly, it was for my own spiritual health, … Read More