Subscribe for Inspiration + Photos

Andy’s Trip to the United Nations

You ever walk away from an experience and have a deep sense that something HOLY just happened? My trip this week to the United Nations was one of those. First of all, how in the world did I get to this place, at this time, with these people? Well, watch the video and then read my answers and observations from the day below. Thanks for listening. And reading. And praying. And supporting this important work that is full of…

Read More

Grief & Lament

My friend, Stan Friedman, the editor for our church denomination’s new-service joking has called himself over the last week, “The Apocalyptic Reporter!” It does seems like there is a lot of tragedy and heartbreaking news these days. One of my adult aha’s is coming to learn more about lament and grief. I still am not good at it but I’m probably less troubled by it than in my earlier years. I still hate pain and confronting my shortcomings–or the…

Read More

Hiking Is a Bit Like Life

“Hiking is a bit like life: The journey only requires you to put one foot in front of the other…again and again and again. And if you allow yourself the opportunity to be present throughout the entirety of the trek, you will witness beauty every step of the way, not just at the summit” Unknown  Photos are from my most recent journey into the woods with several of my RezBro friends on the Lakeshore Trail adjacent to Lake Chelan.

Read More

What is Visio Divina?

“Jesus came to drive a wedge in the status quo and create spaces where new life can happen,” says John Perkins. Our personal lives, the zip codes where we receive our mail and shop for groceries, and the globe we inhabit seem to be spinning out of control. How can we create spaces where the status quo can be exchanged for this new life? Visio Divina is a practice of seeing, and praying with images or other media. I’ve used photography…

Read More

Don't miss picking up your calendar. Orders are coming in fast. This year features a tribute to my father's legacy. Go here: Dismiss