The distraction trap

“Lord, are you offended by my distraction during my time when I want to be with you?” You whisper back to me with love, “It’s not your distraction, Carol.  It’s the phone you keep ever ready, stopping to check and recheck that which does not need checking right now. Can’t you just lay it aside …

Solitude, Disciplines and Airplanes

  “A spiritual discipline is necessary in order to move slowly from an absurd (Latin word for ‘deaf’) to an obedient (‘listening’) life . . . from a life filled with noisy worries to a life in which there is some inner space where we can listen to our God and follow His guidance.” As…

Going Deeper with God

from my journal, an entry from October 2006, as I was in the midst of deeply grieving the loss of Gordon: And there’s a question asked in my small group.  This community was life to me:  I learned through all of the changes that followed Nov. 2005 that Community is life sustaining and necessary for deep change and…