“Because we loved you so much, we were delighted to share with you not only the gospel of God but our lives as well.”1 Thes 2:8 NIV The final rhythm as we receive, co-create, and simplify is to share. In the words of Wesley, we earn all we can, save all we can, so weContinue reading “Sharing – Week Four”
While simplifying may seem confining, it is ultimately about finding true freedom. Freedom from the feelings of worry, guilt, and the anxiety inducing consumer culture in which we live.
A central aspect of our primary work in the world is to be stewards of creation and co-creators with God in its maintenance and flourishing.
I hope this series will help us become helpers, “repairers of the breach,” and create little pockets of healing, in ourselves, and in our communities, in a world that is harmed, alarmed, and armed.
How can we stay healthy in a season of extended challenges?
How can we stay healthy in a challenging season?
“So out of the ground the Lord God formed every animal of the field and every bird of the air, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them; and whatever the man called every living creature, that was its name”Genesis 2:19 In the last post, I introduced the first rhythmContinue reading ““Co-creating” – Week Two”
God is the source of all good things. There is nothing that we receive that is not a gift from God. The clothes we wear, the food we consume, the air we breathe, intimate moments of prayerful communion in the Spirit… all gifts from God.
Our lives are a movement of God’s love that has four rhythms, a cycle of receiving, co-creating, simplifying, and sharing. When any of these four rhythms get clogged or disrupted, it leads to a life of fragmentation and scarcity.