A Map of Life’s Journey

In a few months time I will be 58 years of age. As I get older, I find myself reflecting more on my life - where I've come from, where I've been, where and who I am now, and where I am going. I also observe other people in their own journey as they seek to make sense of this amazing gift … Continue reading

Seasons (Part 5)

One final reflection ... (read Seasons Part 1 for background). Endings Make New Beginnings Possible Once Paul and his team had said their goodbyes, they were on their way … to Jerusalem then Rome (Acts 21:1), where he would spread the good news of Jesus even further, as well as speak … Continue reading

Seasons (Part 4)

Here is my next reflection ... (read Seasons Part 1 for background). Endings Involve Grief As Paul left Ephesus, not only were their final words and prayers, there were also tearful and painful good-byes, knowing they would never to see each other again. In the Message Bible, Eugene … Continue reading

Seasons (Part 3)

Here is my next reflection on Paul's transitioning from the city of Ephesus where he had spent the last three years of his life (read Seasons - Part 1). Endings Require Us to “Let Go” of the Past Moving on, required Paul to let go and the church at Ephesus to let him go too (Acts … Continue reading

Seasons (Part 2)

Here is my second reflection on Paul's life and the transition of seasons he was undergoing in leaving the city of Ephesus (read Seasons - Part 1). Seasons are Marked by Endings and Beginnings Paul felt an urgency that compelled him to leave Ephesus and go to Jerusalem, though he was … Continue reading