Joan Osbourne’s one-hit wonder What if God was one of us? continues to play in my head, nearly 20 years after its extended reign at the top of the pop music charts. It was the Call Me Maybe of its day, that song you’d make fun of but secretly hope to hear every time you … Continue reading Advent 4 | What If God Was One Of Us?
How do I get out of the wilderness? It’s a question I get asked often. When you’re a therapist and you write a book with the subtitle Finding God in the Wilderness Places, you’re inviting hard questions. Advent offers a clue. While the first week of Advent focused on Christ’s promised coming, and while the second focused on how … Continue reading Advent 3 | Do Not Fear, God Will Make a Way
In the previous blog, we looked at the season of Advent, a time on the Christian calendar that marks a new beginning, an opportunity to observe our busy and frantic life and choose, instead, to live according to a different rhythm, a sacred rhythm. Embedded in the Christian calendar is a kind of ancient psychology, … Continue reading Advent 2 | How Long, Oh Lord?