Generosity in quotes: Anne Lamott

“My personal belief is that God looks through Her Rolodex when She has a certain kind of desperate person in Her care, and assigns that person to some screwed up soul like you or me, and makes it hard for us to ignore that person’s suffering, so we show up even when it is extremely […]

Generosity in quotes: Anne Lamott

“Astonishing material and revelation appear in our lives all the time. Let it be. Unto us, so much is given. We just have to be open for business. Sometimes — oh, just once in a blue moon — I resist being receptive to God’s generosity, because I’m busy with a project and trying to manipulate […]

In all thy (governance) ways, pray

When approached about serving on the board of a ministry organization, it’s pro forma that prospective members are asked to commit the invitation to prayer. Board members also are routinely admonished to pray faithfully for the organization and its needs. It’s less often, however, that board members receive encouragement to pray about the service to […]