Life’s lemons

When life gives you lemons make lemonade. This popular metaphor is one I always try to keep in the back of my head. Sometimes it is hard to when a drizzle becomes a steady rain which turns into a torrential downpour.  When life's lemons get to be an overwhelming citrus block, it's hard to see the … Continue reading Life’s lemons

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No More Deserted Islands

community [kuh-myoo-ni-tee] noun a social, religious, occupational, or other group sharing common characteristics or interests and perceived or perceiving itself as distinct in some respect from the larger society it exists within We are social creatures.  We live to be with people.  We live for conversation, support, and camaraderie, all of which are possible because of community. I witnessed this weekend after leading a Kairos retreat, just how important community is in our lives.  But I feel like our concept, our … Continue reading No More Deserted Islands