Aimee and I are currently following the book “The Ignatian Adventure” by Kevin O’Brien. Well, if I were being honest, Aimee is following the book and I am following Aimee as she follows the book. It often works that way. She is the first to see “the way” and I am running to keep up. […]
I was introduced to a new concept. The term she used was “biodynamics.” My household dabbles in urban homesteading. We try to grow organically. We just finished a greenhouse on our small inner-city lot in the hope of expanding our growing prowess. We have numerous books on gardening. We farm worms and raise chickens to […]
We just completed the external structure for our new greenhouse. It was made from mostly salvaged and repurposed parts. I hope you enjoy:
I was asked by HuffPost to submit a short article. It was published yesterday. Here is a small excerpt, followed by the link:
I am totally amped that my new book is already available at a reduced pre-order price. If you have not gotten a chance to, please check it out: amazon.com, Barnes & Noble and ChristianBook.com Here is one comment I received just today from someone who read an Early Reader Copy of the book: “Neighbors and Wise Men is the […]
I was working in my yard this weekend. I gave up my gas mower some time ago. Did you know that a gas lawn mower puts out like four times as much pollution as a car? Yikes! My weed-eater though… I have not been able to give it up. I can’t explain it. Maybe it […]
We are “Peace Makers” not merely “Peace Keepers.” www.be-at-peace-project.com The vision of true Shalom requires people to actively engage in fostering peace throughout their life and world.
When must I release the right (perceived) to question another’s motives? He was older than me. How much older? It is hard to say, his appearance clearly weathered by hard years. His clothes were disheveled and looked like he had had not changed in several days. Even though he weaved slightly as he walked, I […]
Imagine a life surrounded by integrated community. It may not be easy or exotic. But it would be meaningful. What picture comes to mind? It might be epitomized by a family dinner around a huge table, as luxurious in conversation as it is in food.
We are trying something that is, quite frankly, a little risky. The Myers family and the Kriz family have committed to an experiment in the Jesus-way. It is action-based, communal spiritual formation. The Jesus Dojo was pioneered in San Francisco by my old friend Mark Scandrette and the folks of ReIMAGINE.