by Jeanne Stoner, a Listen To My Life Participant In November 2009, I retired from a 30 year professional career to become a caregiver for my chronically ill, disabled daughter. Her young life had been full with great friends and travel soccer. When she was a freshman in high school, she was diagnosed with Postural [...]
by Joellen Maurer, oneLifemaps Facilitator His car pulls into the driveway. He shouldn’t be home yet. I am in the bedroom readying myself for dinner for twenty-eight at our home in a little more than an hour. I meet him outside the front door and he escorts me back into the bedroom. “They have decided [...]
by Jan Owen, oneLifemaps Facilitator Retreat Worship Leader In 2009, I found myself in a difficult place. I had been serving as worship pastor at a church for almost 11 years and felt certain God was calling me to “more”. What a nebulous calling! What did it mean? The only clue I had was that [...]
By Sibyl Towner, Co-Author of Listen To My Life “What am I going to do with my one, wild and precious life?” Mary Oliver. Most of us ask the question, “What is my purpose?” in one form or another. Click here to listen as Sibyl helps us think through how to move forward with this all familiar [...]
by Sibyl Towner, Co-Author Listen to My Life All of our life we are asking questions. Often, we answer those questions externally rather than internally. Listen & watch as Sibyl discusses Life Questions and why they matter.
by Cheri Hudspith, oneLife Maps Facilitator Here is the blunt truth about my first reaction to the Desires and Longings Map: “I’m not going to like doing this map. I don’t dream. I think other people are good at dreaming. I’m not one of them.” If I had not committed to going through all of [...]
by Sibyl Towner, Co-Author Listen to My Life Click to watch Sibyl as she discusses a question that Ruth Haley Barton asked, ”How can I live so that I can be who I want to be?” and how we might keep company with God.
Click to watch Sibyl as she discusses a question that Parker Palmer asked himself, “Is the life I’m living the life that wants to live in me?” Click Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation by Parker Palmer to read the details of the book to which she refers.
Click to watch Sibyl as she shares about how we might live our life from the perspective of growing as part of the Body of Christ. Click Living the Christian Year: Time to Inhabit the Story of God by Bobby Gross to read the details about the book to which she refers.
by Anita Schamber Recently I facilitated a Board retreat for a Women of Vision Chapter in Charlotte, North Carolina. (These women partner in local community projects, as well as global projects, sponsored by World Vision.) Although I was immersed in a crowd of amazing women leaders, my devotional focused on an “unlikely” leader, the Samaritan [...]