The Internal Enemies of Love

The Internal Enemies of Love

In An Unhurried Leader, one of my favorite chapters is titled “Questions That Unhurry Leaders.” It’s rooted in the Romans 8 passage that ends in these memorable lines: For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor...
Podcast: Discernment-The Benefits of Looking Back

Podcast: Discernment-The Benefits of Looking Back

This week we "examen" our lives this past year.  This practice of looking back is discernment and can offer great insight into what might be next. Alan and I take walks a few times a week. And most of the time we have these amazing conversations that lead to me...
Shaping Our Worries into Prayers

Shaping Our Worries into Prayers

I’ve said it before, but anxiety is one of my bad habits. I keep on learning to work with it and bring my worries into God’s presence. I’ve joked that “Maybe Jesus is right about anxiety.” Of course he is, but saying it that way helps me back into that truth in a way...