I have learned that when Jesus knows how to teach and grow me. He's an excellent teacher when I am an attentive student. Not to belabor the point, but if I show up in the classroom of Jesus as a frenzied, preoccupied student, it doesn't matter that I have full access to the ivy leagues [...]

Today

Father, today Help me to lead myself Before I point fingers, get offended or think with cynicism, help me to lead me Hold the mirror of Yourself in front of me Lead me in compassion and justice Let me in courage and generosity and honesty Lead me and hold me accountable to lead myself I [...]

Natural Reality, Spiritual Maturity

Natural Reality, Spiritual Maturity

She’s very spiritually mature, but in her life, not so much. These words, spoken by a dear friend as she shared a recent experience, fell with a thud into my heart. I found myself aching with the Father’s heart. If spiritual maturity is not expressed in your natural reality, it is not spiritual maturity. This is hard to hear, but wisdom offers us the kind invitation to bring our tangible into [...]