By Gail Donahue, oneLifemaps Facilitator Do you ever find yourself ambushed during your day by a certain need to taste a particular type of food? We call this a craving. Some of us find ourselves longing for something salty and crunchy. Others among us prefer just a little something sweet to top off our meal, [...]
by Linda Holmes, Spiritual Director Winter blossoms white and melts into rainbow colored flowers. Lent welcomes life, stirs deep, draws forth, breathes warm, Waking spring’s hostages to buried sins and borrowed sorrows. Short days of cold stretch longer as sunlight reaches late into the night. The earthbound growing strong, reaching out, rising up, Break free [...]
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 Sibyl Towner, Co-Author Listen to My Life Have you ever had a nudge or whisper to try a new spiritual practice? You might think learning something new feels awkward or provokes anxiety, but it can be exciting and exhilarating. Remember the feeling when you first peddled yourself to new freedoms on a bicycle? Trying a [...]
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.
By Joan Kelley, oneLifemaps Facilitator The Blizzard of 2011, as remarkably predicted by the weather reporters, has hit. People have been talking for days about hunkering down and cuddling up. The refrigerator is stocked, gas tanks filled, logs in the fireplace and snowblower ready to roll once the wind stops. The storm arrived as predicted [...]
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.
by Carrie Johnson, oneLifemaps Volunteer I am not one for the cold. I like to be comfortable, warm and in a non-shivering state of being. And let me tell you, winter in Chicago is freezing! However, as much as I don’t like the freezing cold, I’ll tell you what I like about winter. I love [...]
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 Sibyl Towner, Co-Author Listen to My Life Spend some moments as we close out this year and advance into the new year considering your answers to these questions: What were five places (experiences, relationships, moments in time) when you felt most alive with God this year? What were five places (experiences, relationships, moments in [...]