Decisions, Decisions: How to decide?

Making a decision can often feel weighty, kind of like the scene towards the end of the movie, The Last Crusade, when Indian Jones must decide which cup is Christ’s cup.  The knight says, “Choose wisely.” For one choice leads to life and the other, to destruction. How do you choose? Decision-making can be agonizing! … Continue reading Decisions, Decisions: How to decide?

Is there a Better Way to Measure Success?

Ours is a world fueled by likes, influence, followers, numbers, and appearances. We are consumed with ourselves and making ourselves known, heard and followed. It is easy for me to feel like I never quite measure up, depending on which way I turn. (And my devious device likes to remind me of this.) How am I … Continue reading Is there a Better Way to Measure Success?

Following Jesus will send us places. Yikes, but where?

I have a small painting from China of an apple harvest. The painting is dotted with lots of red round juicy apples and of workers diligently picking and packing the apples. The apples are plentiful and the workers are harvesting. I have thought how odd the picture would be if the harvesters were instead, sitting … Continue reading Following Jesus will send us places. Yikes, but where?

Following a Person, not just a path

So, what does this entail when Jesus says, “Follow me?” Is it taking a path somewhere unknown, but a good path? How far do I need to go down this path? What if it gets a little rocky or steep? Is it a simple click, like being a follower on Twitter or Instagram: one click … Continue reading Following a Person, not just a path