This was my 5 year old Great nephew’s portrait of me. How is it that a 5 year old perceives that you are always on the run? For me, it is time to just “be.” Even Jesus tells his disciples, ”Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.” Mark 6:31.
So that is what I am doing. It is time for sabbatical! While there will be fun times involved with family and friends, much of the time will be spent in spiritual renewal. This is a time to allow Jesus to speak deeply, once again, into me and over me. I am eager to listen. I have no expectations except to pay attention and listen.
For much of this time I will be disconnected, off the grid. Some of the time will be spent with the Taize community, and the majority of the time will be…
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