Life, adventure and faith from southwest Virginia

Category Gratitude

Celebrating sabbatical

The main thing I wanted to do with this post is simply to celebrate. I did it! I took a sabbatical. It wasn’t perfectly executed, and it didn’t involve elaborate planning or expensive travel to exotic locations. It was simply a restful, relaxing, enjoyable, reflective, reading, and slow-paced life parenthesis.

Sabbatical reflections: the team I left behind

A pastor can’t seize sabbatical. He can only enter it with confidence in a team of leaders who will support and enable his extended absence.

Ye olde traditional Thanksgiving post

I’m thankful for Thanksgiving. A cultural moment that encourages gratitude. Here are the mile markers that have spurred gratitude in me this year.

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