Journal

Author: Karla Petty

Coracle and ARDF in Nepal – Part 1

Hello friends! Our team is now fully assembled and diving into our pilgrimage here in Nepal.  Most of us landed on Friday in Kathmandu and have enjoyed getting to know one another as well as familiarizing ourselves with the rhythms, sounds, and people around us. ...
The Warm Hope of a Cold Spring

The Warm Hope of a Cold Spring

“A cold spring: the violet was flawed on the lawn. For two weeks or more the trees hesitated; the little leaves waited, carefully indicating their characteristics. Finally a grave green dust settled over your big and aimless hills… The infant oak-leaves swung through...
Let Us Come Together

Let Us Come Together

One of the primary features of living Christianity as Christ has called us to live it is being a part of community.  Whatever Myers-Briggs personality type you are, or where you fall on the introvert-extrovert spectrum, there is no getting around the fact that Christ...
Return to Me: A Call to Lent

Return to Me: A Call to Lent

With Lent beginning on Valentine’s day, and Easter falling on April 1 (April Fool’s day) it’s already a struggle to enter in to an important liturgical season, even before it has started. Even without competing with greeting card holidays, it’s...