Tuesday, March 2
Shadow

Tag: prayer and share

Witness Wednesday: SWAP

Spirituality
S-W-A-P (feel free to SWAP in the comments!) Share: Share your story. Witness: What has been a witness to love? What has been an impediment? Account: What do you want to work on over the next week or so? Develop new habits or end old ones. Pray: Request prayers for joys and concerns. My sharing Share: Tonight I sat with two young men. Both were the same age, same neighborhood, same grade, smart, and both locked up in detention. It was delightful! As we talked, I heard things that sounded self-deprecating ... "I have ADHD." Hmm. When did we allow ADHD become equivalent to failure? Oh, yeah! When we allow children to be in failing system. Failing education systems, failing family systems, and failing justice systems. If these systems were successful, they would be focused on see the ...
Witness Wednesday: Wesley Wednesday

Witness Wednesday: Wesley Wednesday

Spirituality
John Wesley, the force behind the United Methodist Church (at least the Methodist part of the church name - the United comes from the United Brethren, but that is another posting!), developed what he called "Class Meetings" where folks would come together, and check in with each other. He, being an enlightenment man, had a list of 21 questions to ask (see below). I am thinking that instead of Witness Wednesday, we would borrow from Wesley and have a moment where we check in using the comments or just inside our head. Our questions will be easier than Wesley's longer list! (And please let me know if you like this rather than the traditional story sharing). S-W-A-P Share: Share where you have had an awesome experience of the Divine and where you have felt the most distant. Witness: Speak ...