The Beauty of Quietness

And there was a prophetess, Anna, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Asher. She was advanced in years, having lived with her husband seven years from when she was a virgin, and then as a widow until she was eighty-four. She did not depart from the temple,worshiping with fasting and prayer night and […]

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Embrace your Community

Jeremiah 29:4-7: Thus says the Lord of hosts, the God of Israel, to all the exiles whom I have sent into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon: Build houses and live in them; plant gardens and eat their produce. Take wives and have sons and daughters; take wives for your sons, and give your daughters in […]

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What is bless?

Every Thursday, we gather in neighborhoods around the city. A few weeks ago, in conversation the word bless was used a few different times. I wrote down a note. [What is bless?] What does it mean to bless, how are we blessed? Does God bless us? It’s weird when you have used a word so […]

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Learning a language

Recently I was on a trip to Nicaragua for 5 weeks. In case you don’t know they speak primarily Spanish. I took Spanish in middle school, however, at the time I thought I would never use Spanish. Unfortunately, I did not take full advantage of this opportunity, and consequently I know very little Spanish. It’s […]

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