Spiritual Tools for Difficult Seasons

Twenty years ago I ran my first and only marathon. I have managed to mention it about 10,000 times. In order to run all 26 miles you have to stay hydrated. Even elite runners break their stride enough to slurp down a gel pack and pick up a sports drink.  Around mile 14, I started […]

just one degree- Lent as recalibration

Lent begins with Jesus alone in the wilderness being tested by the Tempter.  Temptations rarely beckon us to do something vile, terrible or evil.  It’s unlikely any of you woke up laying plans to commit adultery, desecrate the sanctuary, or become consumed by anger.  Temptations usually just pull us a little off track.  I read […]