Life is Vapor, Week 8

Chapter 7 of Ecclesiastes--another fascinating bit of ancient wisdom!  While it did contain a sprinkling of sound relationship advice (especially what to avoid), it wasn't a perfect match for our chapter of Thirty Thousand Days, "Love Deeply."  The closest fit for that idea would have come from Ecclesiastes chapter 9, where the Preacher exuberantly says,... Continue Reading →

Life is Vapor, Week 7

Miss Erika brought it again this week as she shared with us her thoughts on holding loosely.  It led to an interesting discussion of idolatry -- what is an idol?  how would you know if you had one?  how would you go about getting rid of it -- or would you want to?  Hope you... Continue Reading →

Encouraged by this…

Have y'all met Michele Morin, or her blog, Living Our Days?  Of course, with a name like that you know I'm going to love it, right?  She posts beautiful thoughts and a wide variety of reviews, and I am honored that she reviewed my book today. It's funny how 100 readers of a book notice... Continue Reading →

Life is Vapor, Week 6

We're halfway there!  So far we have talked about the meaning of life (meaningless, meaningless-- or is it?), seeing eternally, wholeheartedness, walking with purpose,  compassion, and generosity.  Next on the docket, Hold Loosely.  (Feel free to sing the 38 Special version if you grew up rollerskating to it.) Last night we peered into chapter 5... Continue Reading →

Life is Vapor, Week 5

This week we tackled suffering.  How do we care passionately in a broken world?  What does it mean to have "an abundant life" in the midst of the oppression and injustice around us?  How do we get our minds around that?  Here are Erika's thoughts -- so encouraging!  If you know someone whose life is... Continue Reading →

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