Musings: November 2018

Wounded in Spirit

In just a few days, we'll begin the season of Advent. Even if you don't observe much else on the liturgical calendar, it's hard to avoid the on-ramp to Christmas. Instead of counting shopping days and check marks on my do-list, my practice has been to think of Advent as a time of preparation for… Continue reading Musings: November 2018

Reading as a Way of Life

Reading as a Way of Life

I never leave the house without a book . . . BUT one busy Wednesday when an unexpected medical appointment pushed an already derailed schedule even further off track, I jumped into the driver's seat of our car, headed down the bumpy hill of our driveway, and only then realized the horrible truth. In my… Continue reading Reading as a Way of Life

Living Beyond First Person: How to Really Benefit from Personality Inventories

We were the fun department: ¬†Human Resources. We all had cute accessories and big hair. (Hey, it was the 80's.) ¬†After the whole department took the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) test, we gathered after work to discuss the results. Our facilitator began by dividing us into two seemingly random groups tasked with the answer to… Continue reading Living Beyond First Person: How to Really Benefit from Personality Inventories