For as much as I love reading books, and for as many as I’ve read, I haven’t been very good about keeping track of my reading over the years. So last year I created a very simple reading log on the back two pages of my notebook. I like using Baron Fig for my primary notebookContinue reading “Make a Simple Reading Log”
From a blog post about the 9 intelligences (Link). How about you?
This is an adapted version of a message I gave this past Sunday. It draws on themes from Psalm 44. As I have been reflecting on the theme of lament I realized that lament is the byproduct of those communities trying to live out faithfulness in a world. A community that is trying to embodyContinue reading “Where the Sidewalk Ends (Psalm 44)”
In case you missed these or are new to following this blog, I wanted to share some of my favorite posts from the past year. They’re not necessarily the most read but ones that I feel particularly good about for one reason or another. I feel that this year even more than previous years I worked hardContinue reading “A Few Favorite Posts From 2014”
It’s the end of the year and whether you’ve been reading Gathering In Light for the 10 years it has been around or you are a new reader, this has been quite a year for all kinds of reasons. In comparison to past years, I have been pretty quiet here. I’m at 1,435 posts andContinue reading “Year in Review – 2014”
What is Lament? In January for the past 4 or 5 years we’ve participated in Peace Month with other churches from our Yearly Meeting. This January our focus is Lament and peace. We are going to talk about personal lament, communal lament, and more. You may wonder the connection between these two. What does lamentContinue reading “Lament: Brought to Speech (Psalm 13)”
As the previous year comes to a close, I’m reposting some articles from 2014 I wrote elsewhere on the web. This is a post I wrote about grief that originally posted on the blog Antioch Session. I find it hard to carry the weight of my own pain, let alone the weight of another. IContinue reading “In the Deep End With Grief: Thoughts On Pastoral Care to Those Hurting Most “