The Value of Experience

The Value of Experience

My editing work is influencing my spiritual life again. I love it when that happens. I consider it a great honor to get to read what I edit—and to edit spiritual works so that often what I read is edifying, and sometimes challenging, for me. I value the experience,...
Welcoming Interruptions

Welcoming Interruptions

This week I return home, in a sense, after a number of road-trip reflections. Over the next month and more, I will return to reflecting on Jesus through the eyes of others. Specifically, I will focus on elements of Jesus’ life and ministry through the perspective of...

Adjusting to a New Reality

I’ve sometimes wondered about whether, and how well, people healed by Jesus would be able to adjust to their new reality. Imagine for a moment that you’ve been blind for years. You have forgotten what the world looks like. You’ve been told that you’re a sinful...

Whose Voice Would You Like to Hear?

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I’m beginning to give thought to the next in my series of online retreats. After focusing—literally for years—on the voice and experience of the various people surrounding Jesus’ incarnation (Mary, Joseph, shepherds, Anna, Simeon,...