There's always more

There’s Always More!

I’m feeling grateful today. No matter how much God gives, there’s always more. God is generous and good. It is easy to give thanks.

A Covered Bridge

Crossing A Covered Bridge in Ashtabula, Ohio

The covered bridges in Ohio are AMAZING. This one was made with no metal, even nails or screws. If you’re really determined to grow, to get from “point A” to “point B,” you’ll find a way. Just like they found a way to build this bridge over 100 years ago. What creative solution might you…

Grand Central Station Is Worship??

The last thing in the world I expected was to get off the subway in downtown New York and enter a house of worship. But Grand Central Station is just that. I was in awe. It actually felt reverent. If something as mundane as a subway station can be turned into a house of worship,…


A Tree Planted by the Water

Last week I painted a picture of the Mountain of God. On this mountain we are warmed and energized by the same light. On this mountain, we move closer to God, closer to each another, closer to truth. There is no “us” and “them.” There is room for everyone. The mountain of God is not…

Take it from Lady Liberty

Take It from Lady Liberty

A view of Lady Liberty is a short walk from the World Trade Center. What a contrast!  On one hand there is a reminder of what dogma does in our world. On the other, a symbol of love, freedom, and inclusion of all people. “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to…

The Danger of Dogma

The Danger of Dogma

The World Trade Center Memorials are one of the most moving things I’ve ever seen. Like everyone else, I stood and stared in silence.  The memorial is a sobering warning of the danger of dogma in any form: political, religious, environmental, philanthropic… Any time we think we have everything all figured out and that everyone…