Most of us would not admit that we feel indispensable - until, out of choice or circumstance, we're not allowed to do what we've been doing. Facing that limitation is often a gift in the midst. What are you limitations revealing to you about you? About God?
Do you steel away parts of your life in protection? What if that very act was also what was preventing you from being opened up to living out your destiny? Take a moment to reflect on this Frederick Buechner quote today and see what emerges within.
With great attentiveness, God can speak to us through many things we see throughout the day. With a little practice, you can sacredly see (and listen) to God's heart in the midst of the ordinary things you notice each day.
Merely hoping for change will lead to a life lived in regrettable responses to the stresses and strains that come along with their taunting, devouring and cynical ways. How might you cultivate space for God in your own life and soul?
Do you believe God loves you - not because you've got it all together - but just because he cannot not love you? Join Paula on her reflections of Brennan Manning's classic book, Abba's Child. Will you let yourself be loved?
Before the 1500s most scripture was learned orally. The ancient practice of a contemplative reading of Scripture via listening and reFlecting is super helpful and relevant today. Paula introduces the practice and leads through a short example of how Lectio Divina works.
Do you ever wonder if there's more to this spiritual life than you are now experiencing? Have you ever wondered what is wrong with you because you don't "get" this faith journey? Have you ever wondered if there was more than just going through the motions? If so - take heart.
Most ministry organizations try to be really effective and big - but what if less is more? Paula shares a few thoughts after her recent trip to Lithuania. In what ways are you being invited to embrace "small"?