Chasing After God

On our Sabbatical one of the things that Kristi and I prayed about was our longing for God. What we desire will ultimately tell the story of our life. When we visited the Big Sur Hermitage, a Christian monastery, I read a note from Brother Cassian that got my attention. He said that the reason…

Live from the Center: Old Wisdom from Thomas Kelly for Today

Our lives today are cluttered and crowded. The list of responsibilities that we feel we must accomplish grows overnight like Jack’s beanstalk! We keep taking on more and more until before we know it we are bowed down with burdens, panting through a never-ending program of projects to complete, people to meet, and places to…

The Art of Longing for God

Longing for God is the breath of the soul. If we sense God’s goodness and beauty then we will long for more of him and draw closer. We can cultivate our appreciation of God through stories and art that depict his love. We meditated on Psalm 63:1 and paintings of Jesus.