Guest Writer: Lonnie Green

Guest Writer: Lonnie Green

HAVE YOU REACHED A VERDICT? Habakkuk 3:17-19 Community Thanksgiving Service, November 24, 2009 I don’t know how much you know about Habakkuk.  He’s not exactly on the Mount Rushmore of Bible characters or even Old Testament prophets.  But, obscure though he may be, he...

God pursuing me, finding me

THE DREAM I am in a big house with a lot of women when most of them get up and leave. I have the sense that we have been invited to visit some neighbors. Another woman and I start following the now-distant group to a nearby neighborhood. We see lots of small Jewish...
The Angel of Transition

The Angel of Transition

Angel: Hello, Lew. Lew Hi!  Do I know you? You look familiar… A: I’ve been around.  You’ve probably seen me before but we’ve never met officially. L: But you know my name. A: Yes, Lew. I know a lot of people who know you. I just saw your Papaw...
The Given Companion

The Given Companion

The Given Companion “How do you expect to get to the end of your own journey if you take the road to another man’s city?” Thomas Merton said. I imagine that he also asked: “And how will you build your home there if you reject the given companions who come to you with...
Art and Healing: A Personal Reflection

Art and Healing: A Personal Reflection

After Lew died in 1998, I did a series of pen and ink drawings as my self-prescribed art therapy. In 1999 I met Chris Hammond, editor of the Wayne E. Oates Institute Online Journal. I had previously met Chris on-line. The night before I first met Chris in person I had...