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101 Words of Wisdom Day Fifty-Seven: Tender Over Practical


We don’t always want someone’s opinion on what we should or shouldn’t do to solve a problem. Sometimes, we just need someone to listen. 28 more words

Inspirational Quotes

The Pew Forum Obituary & the Good News of Powerlessness

“Power corrupts. Absolute power corrupts absolutely.” -Lord Acton

 “Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will exalt you.” -James 4:10 (NRSV)

If you’ve ever been to a Hospice House, you know that there is such a thing as holy dying.  808 more words


Servant? Leader? Both.

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Servant? Leader? Both.

“Ministry is… a mutual experience… wants Peter to feed his sheep and care for them, not as ‘professionals’ who know their clients’ problems and take care of them, but as vulnerable brothers and sisters who know and are known, who care and are cared for, who forgive and are being forgiven, who love and are being loved. 303 more words


Beloved: Do you believe it?

Hi family, friends and readers from around the world. Thanks for reading! Here’s a snapshot of my week and some words of truth about YOU. 715 more words

The Collins Connection

The Wounded Healer (Nouwen)

Henri Nouwen, The Wounded Healer: Ministry in Contemporary Society

New York: Doubleday, 2010

Henri Nouwen is among the hallowed names spoken with reverence and awe among ministers. 2,130 more words


Beautiful piece today on the Henri Nouwen website.

After firmly holding the cups of our lives and lifting them up as signs of hope for others, we have to drink them.

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