One aspect of the Christian life that I value most is the abundance of tradition found there. Rituals and customs have a way of connecting us to God, to the past, to one another, and to what we profess as our beliefs in ways that can be rich and deeply ...read more
Audible, wordy prayers often sound and feel so hollow and don’t satisfy me – merely words strung together – I yearn for something deeper.
Obviously verbal prayer using language is both necessary and a valid biblical approach to communicating with God, but I want more. In any theological quest, one ...
Since we live 1,200 miles from our parents and siblings, our church has always been our support system. The loss of our second oldest son, Clay, in 2011 galvanized in me the importance of family. In the past fourteen years, Clay’s two brothers and sister have gotten married, doubling our ...read more
Chris, Lois High (mother, and Clay (son).
Several friends and neighbors commented on my meditation about the last days I spent with my mother. One of those especially affected me. A neighbor came to share how much she appreciated my work and how it helped her make changes in her relationships. I appreciated being reminded how each ...read more