Tag Archives: Steve Imbach

Carried

“Let me carry you,” I heard Jesus say during morning prayers part way through co-facilitating the Living From The Heart intensive. I liked the idea of being picked up and carried, but as I imagined Jesus cradling me in his arms, I … Continue reading

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God Isn’t Always Trying to Teach Us Stuff

Sorry folks. No new piece of writing came together for me this week. I hope you enjoy this post, originally published in 2013.  God knows my thoughts even before I do.* And having heard all my thoughts, God must have a … Continue reading

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Here? Again?!

While I was co-facilitating a week-long intensive on spiritual formation, I noticed a familiar feeling: the desire to protect myself. It caused me to subtly close myself from God and others. Once I recognized what I was doing, I took a deep … Continue reading

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Peace, Be Still

Mark’s gospel says that one evening Jesus got into a boat with his disciples to cross the Sea of Galilee. He was exhausted after a day of teaching and healing and fell asleep on a cushion at the back of … Continue reading

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Fire!

“There’s a fire. A woman’s screaming for help,” my husband said and ran out the door. I followed Fred across the lawn to the townhouse building next to ours. Smoke billowed out the front door of an upstairs unit. Someone was calling … Continue reading

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God, How Are You Loving Me in This?

“ Steep your life in God-reality….” – Matthew 6:33 (The Message) Before I published last Friday’s post, I e-mailed Steve Imbach for permission to share his story about the sleepless night. In response he said, “If it were now I … Continue reading

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God Isn’t Always Trying to Teach Us Stuff

 “If God speaks anywhere, it is into our personal lives that he speaks…” – Frederick Buechner, Now and Then: A Memoir of Vocation God knows our thoughts even before we do (Psalm 139). And having heard all our thoughts, God must … Continue reading

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