Guide to Goodness

Our Participation in the Eternal Exchange of Love

Andrei Rublev’s Icon of the Holy Trinity

We can be easily led astray these days unless we are grounded in truth.  With so many voices shouting for our attention, we can start ignoring the quiet whisper of the Divine within.  We know silence and prayer are crucial to foster this connection allowing us to stay in tune with our mission, use our gifts well and bear goodness. The Spirit is always here to guide us. It our our job to leverage the seven gifts we have been given so we can participate in the external exchange of love.

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Guide to Goodness, Shining a Light on Goodness

Lessons from a Dead Tree

This week has been a life-giving week of self-awareness and understanding the destructive nature of my self-reliance.  Who knew that a dead tree would help me let go of a little piece of the lie I tell myself that “It’s all up to me?” 

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Acts of Goodness

Did You Help Tend to My Souls?

It is no secret that many people are struggling with the label Christian.  In fact, the millennial generation is witnessing the rise of a group sociologists now call the “Nones”—people who proudly boast no religious affiliation.  Young people are leaving Christianity and joining this group in droves. In the past decade alone, this group has grown 40%.  All the while, the quest for spirituality and the practice of mindfulness to find inner peace is off the charts. 

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Acts of Goodness

How Well Did You Love Me?

Have you given much thought how you will answer God when you come face to face with Him as your soul passes from earth to heaven?  Do you know what you will say when asked to account for your actions to help build the His kingdom on earth.  Do you have a good answer for “How well did you love me?”

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