Archive for January, 2010

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

Vortexes

Last night at LGBC the image of a vortexes arose out of our conversations.  You might call these vortexes the personal chaos that can consume your attention, energy, time and other resources.  Ironically I’ve already been considering this picture (in the form of what I was calling “personal storms” see my last post).  Any how, […]

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Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Personal storms

Back during the last presidential campaign there was a statement made by then Candidate Obama that has stuck with me.  A reporter asked a question that recalled the devastation that Hurricane Katrina wrought on the Gulf Coast.  The reporter asked Obama how he plannned to address the devastation and the recovery plans.  And he said something to answer […]

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Monday, January 18th, 2010

Time suck

I’m thinking I seriously need to take a break from twitter and face book.  I’ve been kind of sensing that for awhile.  So, I’m going to be cutting back considerably.   I will still be posting here on my blog.  Which I’m actually hoping will help my blogging and, frankly the rest of my life.  Putting […]

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Monday, January 18th, 2010

Haiti

Then again, on a different subject, the tragedy in Haiti has been on my heart and in my prayers.  Perhaps they have been on yours as well.  And how to respond? At LGBC we have decided to send money as a community.  My family has supported a ministry in Haiti, called Love a Child, for […]

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Monday, January 18th, 2010

The surrendering

Too long since my last post.  Poor neglected blog. I find myself in a strange place.  A time of transition perhaps.  Lots of unknowns. And the fear…yeah that’s always there.  This always this comes back to how much do I trust God. Been reading Brother Lawrence’s excellent book The Practice of the Presence of God.  […]

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