Accompaniment, Community

Radical Hospitality

There has been much talk in recent years within ministry about the notion of radical hospitality. Not merely seeking to embrace those we know, it is an openness albeit a willingness to authentically meet and walk with one another in our weakness, suffering, and challenges of life. This is the experience of encounter, and as… Continue reading Radical Hospitality

Accompaniment, Advent, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Embracing Advent

As  Pope Francis opened the year of mercy, it is a time to mark our conscious and concerted effort to be a continual witness of God's mercy in the world. This begins, as he notes, for each of us with our daily conversion of heart, a turning towards Christ and an acceptance of the love… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Embracing Advent

Accompaniment, Community

They Called Him “Buster”

Some years ago I met one of the few living witnesses, other than family, to the life and memory of my Grandpa Ferrell.  Standing at an impressive 6’6” he easily towered over everything and yet the warmth of his smile and joyous presence elevated all surrounding. Donning a nicely pressed dress shirt under a pair… Continue reading They Called Him “Buster”

Accompaniment, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting: Quite A Latte Going On!

Sometimes when we are overly busy, overwhelmed, wondering how we will ever get through all the demands upon time and self..remembering that we have been there before is such a consolation! What were the graces then and how did I experience God's faithful presence? Perhaps through prayer, readings, a song, a conversation or the support… Continue reading Worth Revisiting: Quite A Latte Going On!

Accompaniment, Worth Revisiting

Worth Revisiting:Unpacking the Treasures of Our Faith

It’s Worth Revisiting Wednesday! A place where you can come and bring a past & treasured post to share, and link-up with fellow bloggers! Co-Hosted with Allison Gingras at Reconciled To You. Today we have joining us on An Engaging Faith at 4pm EST, a good friend and classmate of mine ‎Carlos Castañeda from this class… Continue reading Worth Revisiting:Unpacking the Treasures of Our Faith