The Canvass of Your Faith

The Canvass of Your Faith

A famous pastoral counselor, Anton Boisen, described every person as a "living human document." Implied in Boisen's metaphor is an understanding that we are alive and still becoming. Our lives are not written in stone. Likewise, each one of us is a living canvass. We all have the power and capacity within us to guide the paintbrush to create the image that we strive to be.

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A Faith Journey in Process

A Faith Journey in Process

I found myself on solid ground regarding faith, but not so solid that I closed myself off to further growth and development. Other things were shaping me, too: marriage and divorce, new professional relationships, travel, graduate school, friendships going south, new one's emerging. and then a big one, my father's death. And in the midst of that, another big rock type of shift, my call to ministry.

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