Present

New life bursting from an empty tomb, bursting from the springtime earth, inviting us to be present and fully alive.

It would be fun to…

On Wednesday…

“People do not resist change, per se. People resist loss. You appear dangerous to people when you question their values, beliefs, or habits of a lifetime. You place yourself on the line when you tell people what they need to hear rather than what they want to hear.” ~ Ronald Heifetz and Marty Linsky

What makes you appear dangerous?

On Tuesday…

“Many and varied are the interpretations dealing with the teachings and life of Jesus of Nazareth. But few of these interpretations deal with what the teachings and the life of Jesus have to say to those who stand, at a moment in human history, with their backs against the wall.” ~ Howard Thurman, Jesus and the disinherited

How does Jesus give hope and relief with the back against the wall?

On Monday…

“Contemplative action … emerges from our real encounters with God. It is doing what God calls us to do … no matter how afraid we are or how ill-equipped we feel. … completely given over to a Power that is beyond our own – even, and perhaps most especially, when the risks are very great.” ~ Barbara Peacock

What action emerges on the Monday of Holy Week?