Journal

Tag: Spiritual Formation

The First of the Seven Last Words

The First of the Seven Last Words

(I offered these reflections today at The Falls Church Anglican) This Good Friday, we remember the seven last words of Jesus from the cross.  Seven last gasps.  The Apostle John said of Jesus that if a person tried to write down all the things he did and said, the...

SOUNDINGS – Contemplation or Action? Yes!

I don’t know anyone who doesn’t have a lot to do!  Most people I know really want to make a difference in the world and make it a better place for more people.   Many of us struggle to pray more and be with God more deeply as the deepest way we respond to the...

SOUNDINGS – What Then Shall We Do?

This past week I was pleased and privileged again to attend the Matthew 25 Gathering, where folks from the Anglican Church of North America gather to encourage each other in the ways that God has called us to work for the Kingdom, and work for justice with mercy. ...
Why Walk? (El Camino 2019!)

Why Walk? (El Camino 2019!)

It is true that nowadays there are many faster ways to travel 100 kilometers or 62 miles than walking.  And yet, the Camino de Santiago de Compostela is more popular than ever.  While the major motion picture helped, there is a growing trend towards spiritual...

A Journey in the Path of Immigrants

by: Amy Lauger Coracle Fellow – Class of 2017 Two dozen of us from various nations braved the weather on the deck. The January wind was brisk! We became downright giddy, skipping around the deck to snap pictures of all that was around us as the sun was setting....