Some of the best music incorpotates some well-timed dissonance. It’s not dissonance or resonance itself that makes music great, it’s how the composer uses them and the audience appreciates them. Our family’s soundtrack segued into a pattern of dissonace recently, and I am still thinking it through to appreciate what beauty can be found. It […]Read more "3 Cars, 2 Days, and 1 Story of Faithfulness"
Now that we have been living in the Lents neighborhood for over a month, and without housemates for over three months, I feel like I am beginning to understand more clearly just what came from trying to live in our intentional community. Chrissy and I still believe we were called to join with the people […]Read more "Training in Failure"
I have started reading Mudhouse Sabbath by Lauren F. Winner, and I have to say ‘thank you’ to Vanessa for recommending it to me because it has so far been powerful and inspiring. Winner is a Christian who grew up Jewish, and this book is about her insights into spirituality that she gained from Judaism […]Read more "Faithful with Every Bite"
As I’ve been thinking about the pace of my life and the direction (or lack of direction) I have been feeling, I have started to think about faithfulness to Jesus in terms of tempo and the willingness to slow mine down. I am having to learn some patience and willingness not to know everything about […]Read more "Following Jesus: Finding the Rhythm"