Tag: personal retreat
God Sent a Deer to Remind Me
As a deer longs for flowing streams, so my soul longs for you, O God. [Psalm 42:1 NRSV] A young deer was cautiously watching me as I stood at my copier making a few copies of some music to put in my organ binder for Sunday’s church service. I spied her as I looked through…
Great Expectations for this week – 7 of them!
For several weeks now, a friend of mine has been posting a list of three things she’s thankful for each day. Usually the lists are just that – three words or short phrases in a simple list format – just a quick statement of things she’s particularly thankful for that day. That practice got me…
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one’s work is terribly important. [Bertrand Russell] We all like to think our work is important – whether the work is what we do on our job or what we do at home. Many of us have so many important tasks to…