I will be with you – the shape of God’s relational engagement

In this series, I’ve been exploring the Exodus narrative as a window into the spiritual and emotional journey.  In this post, I explore the third lesson learned by God’s intervention (along with Moses!) among the enslaved Israelites – I will be with you.  (The first lesson can be found here and the second lesson can … Continue reading I will be with you – the shape of God’s relational engagement

Getting honest about life in Egypt – abuse, denial, and soul care

In this series, I've been exploring the Exodus narrative as a window into the spiritual and emotional journey.  In this post, I explore the first lesson learned by God's intervention (along with Moses!) among the enslaved Israelites - get honest, and take your painful situation seriously!  The next two lessons will be explored in subsequent … Continue reading Getting honest about life in Egypt – abuse, denial, and soul care

the new exodus – life in prison & the band-aids we apply

In the movie The Shawshank Redemption, Andy finds himself imprisoned among men who have lost the ability to dream about life outside of the prison walls.  Yet, he is a relentlessly hopeful man.  If you’ve seen the movie, you were likely moved to tears when, at the end, Andy’s relentless efforts to chip away (ever-so-slowly!) … Continue reading the new exodus – life in prison & the band-aids we apply