5 Insights from 1-Hour with God

5 Insights from 1-Hour with God

I love acorns. I found one a few weeks ago during some Unhurried Time with God up in the mountains. I am always amazed by a beautiful little acorn, especially when it has a cap on it. So cute. It is amazing to me that an oak tree grows from something so small. As I...
Retreats: What Are They and Why Make Them?

Retreats: What Are They and Why Make Them?

Over the years, I’ve led or been part of countless retreats: youth retreats, couples retreats, men’s retreats (never a woman’s retreat—surprise!), leadership retreats, strategic planning retreats, spiritual retreats. What I’ve learned is that there a lot of different...
Are You a Reservoir or a Canal?

Are You a Reservoir or a Canal?

We like to think of every person as a leader. We all have influence with others. But what enriches that leadership? What gives it substance? We love an ancient word of wisdom on being a reservoir from Bernard of Clairvaux, a 12th century French abbot who worked as a...