Follow: Dance of Leading and Following

Today’s metaphor for following comes from dance.  In ballroom dancing, there is a balanced relationship between leading and following that is absolutely essential to the art form.  Both the “lead” and “follow” positions are inter-dependent on each other for balance, creativity, fluid movement and fun. This short video illustrates the practical challenges in the leader- […]

Wait: Inner Wilderness

…and the Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness. He was in the wilderness forty days, tempted by Satan; and he was with the wild beasts; and the angels waited on him. I was intrigued on Sunday when our Rector pointed out in her sermon the vague-yet-compelling image of Jesus being in the wilderness […]

Practice: Kindness

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” ― Desmond Tutu Here in Virginia, it has been a snowy week with a lot of voiced frustrations about snow, school cancellations, and freezing cold temperatures.  It’s easy to get grouchy when you feel […]