SHIFT HAPPENS PONDERINGS
For Pondering: Churches and other institutions are finding their way forward through this part of the pandemic and all that it has changed and disrupted. To think that someone else can give us the answers and shine the light on the way forward is wishful thinking. The...
For Pondering: "Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness." -Mark Twain May your near future include much travel outside your comfort zone.
Indigenous People Day
For Pondering: On this traditional Columbus Day, I lift up these hauntingly true words, "Some day the earth will weep, she will beg for her life, she will cry with tears of blood. You will make a choice, if you will help her or let her die, and when she dies, you too...
"I came that they may have life, and may have it abundantly." John 10:9
For Pondering: "It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preaching." -Francis of Assisi
For Pondering: "The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience." ~Harper Lee (Author of To Kill A Mockingbird)
For Pondering: Just because we are in uncertain times with lots of changing variables, does not mean it is wise to avoid having an action plan. It does mean we need to stay really flexible and adaptive with the plans we do make.
For Pondering: "Those who follow the crowd usually get lost in it." --Anonymous
For Pondering: To the ancient Romans, the star known as the “dog star,” Sirius, was the brightest star in the Canis Major “Large Dog” constellation during the hottest days of summer.
For Pondering: This week I am in Amsterdam visiting the Van Gogh museum. Consider this amazing quote, “I dream my painting and I paint my dream.” ― Vincent Willem van Gogh