The Big Hairy Audacious Beauty of Plan B: Blog #11: Lessons on Carols, “Silent Night”

Very few things go as planned. Trying to force things to go as planned or expected can cost us relationships, our joy, waste our time, and rob us of the opportunity to experience the beauty of Plan B. As so often happens, I was reminded about this just last night. The video I was tryingContinue reading “The Big Hairy Audacious Beauty of Plan B: Blog #11: Lessons on Carols, “Silent Night””

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Blog #10 of my Big Hairy Audacious Year, my Audacity to Celebrate during a Pandemic: Second in my series of Lessons on Carols

If we waited for everything to be okay to celebrate what is good in the world, we would never celebrate. If we expect our Christmas celebrations to be perfect and Hallmark-movie-happy, we will always be disappointed. If we confuse faith with rose-colored glasses, refusing to acknowledge that the world’s pain is real and profound, weContinue reading “Blog #10 of my Big Hairy Audacious Year, my Audacity to Celebrate during a Pandemic: Second in my series of Lessons on Carols”

My Big Hairy Audacious Take on Lessons from Carols: BHAY Blog #9

Underneath Yellowstone National Park a plume of magma moves up from the earth’s core, superheating the underground water table so that on a  very regular basis a geyser shoots up through the crust, delighting onlookers at the Park. It’s a tourist attraction, and a reminder that there’s more happening under our feet than we canContinue reading “My Big Hairy Audacious Take on Lessons from Carols: BHAY Blog #9”