Learning as a Spiritual Practice

Learning as a Spiritual Practice

What do you do when you are challenged or when you bump up against your own competencies and comfort zone? In January, I had an opportunity to participate in a workshop in New York City. The title of the workshop was “Orchestral Conducting for the Choral Conductor.”...
The 8 Deadly Sins of the Church

The 8 Deadly Sins of the Church

All organizations, including churches, have a reason for being. Only a few actually know that reason and articulate it and live into it. Sometimes the reason is clear and crisp, other times it is fuzzy and nebulous. Some choose their “why” intentionally, others do so...
Every Picture Tells a Story

Every Picture Tells a Story

The story of my life was captured on slides. Some families used printed pictures, but my Dad captured all the important moments in the life of our family on slides. Periodically we would have a family slide show and look at the pictures of yesterday. Since my Dad was...