I would make an absolutely terrible teacher. I am uncomfortable speaking in front of people, I panic if I am expected to think on the spot, and I can never seem to spew out of my mouth the thoughts that are floating around in my head. When I speak unscripted I sound like a bumbling idiot! Continue reading
I wrote last week that my husband and I are leading an adult education class at our church on Wednesday nights. We are using a guided study on faith practices. Faith practices are ways to live out our faith as we grow in our discipleship. As Martin Luther said “Oh, it is a living, busy, active, mighty thing, this faith.” Continue reading
I wrote my 52nd weekly post on Easter Sunday. That is one whole year of writing every week about faith, family, life, failure, joy and chaos. One year ago, the idea to share my private thoughts in such a public forum was a massive jump out of my comfort zone. I typically shield my emotions, failures and questions. But somehow sharing my faith journey through the written word has been easy (mostly), fun and a great way to hold myself accountable to an ongoing faith practice!
This has been a week of extremes.
The week started with Palm Sunday; the remembrance of the moment Jesus rode into Jerusalem amongst his adoring disciples and followers. We celebrate with a loud, Hosanna filled worship service, complete with palm branches and praise music. (The kids loved it – though it took constant monitoring to be sure palm branches were not used to hit other people!)