Tag Archives: Community

Speaking of being naked …

There is a rabbinic story from the middle ages that talks about a young Jewish disciple’s observation of the monastic movement. He sees the monks going off into a solitary, ascetic life to know God better. In his own pursuit of God, he asks his rabbi about this practice and perhaps if he should commit…
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Be Together

Be together. There is strength and wisdom in that instruction. I don’t always recognize that because I’m an introvert and those can be hard words. We are made to be together, to complement each other’s strengths, to encourage and lift up when needed. After the crucifixion, we see that the disciples were gathered together. They…
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Together

The Bible is full of pictures showing that we are connected. We are a body made up of many parts, stones in His temple. We are a family, sisters and brothers in the faith. God has given us all unique gifts and experiences and we need each other to fulfill His calling. My own piece…
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Knowing God … together

How well do you know your best friend, or even your spouse? Maybe you’ve been together for years and you think you know just about everything about them. I have a close friend that I know very well. We’ve been through a lot together and relate to one another on a certain level. We have…
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