I’d never heard of Y Combinator. But my friend Terry had. So when he saw the Y logo on a laptop, he searched for the other words on the laptop: New Story. He emailed me a link that told the story of New Story, a non-profit that builds houses to replace tents in disaster areas. … Continue reading Go say “hi”.
I mentioned that I’m using The Message 100 Devotional Bible. Wednesday’s reading included Amos. Here’s an excerpt: “I can’t stand your religious meetings. I’m fed up with your conferences and conventions. I want nothing to do with your religion projects, your pretentious slogans and goals. I’m sick of your fund-raising schemes, your public relations and image … Continue reading Amos.
(A year ago, I was in Nepal. This is one of the stories I found there. First published April 9, 2015.) The river bed was lined with rocks. The river didn’t run through a national park. The banks were open to the public. So the rocks were free anyone willing to pick them up and … Continue reading Hand-crafted.
In 2014, I learned a tool for Bible study. And I started to teach it to a group of young adults. I wanted them to know what to do if I didn’t show up for Sunday school some day. You identify a passage of Scripture. A story, perhaps, or a section of teaching. You read … Continue reading A tool for review.
I have piles of rocks around my office. I have piles of rocks outside my window. Some of the rocks I gathered a year ago as part of a spiritual practice in gathering rocks. Some of you participated. Other rocks are from places that I’ve been and my friends have been. But now there are rocks … Continue reading keep telling yourself that.