Is God who we think He is?

I lost my job in December, just over 4 months ago. Everything about it, at the time, felt right for the most part. I knew God was going to move me somewhere, somehow, but I didn’t know any of the particulars. Needless to say, with 5 mouths to feed (including Bob...

7 year recap

In 2005 I was 24 years old. I had a dream of a place where free thoughts about Christian spirituality could be shared without fear of criticism or reprise. Upptäcka Network was born in October of 2007, about a year after I moved to England. Since then I started my own...

How to be

How should we ‘be’? As people who intimately know the most powerful being in the universe? As people whom that being calls children and even friends? As citizens of an ancient culture? How do we treat our co-workers, friends, family? Do we embrace our...

The personal cave of chaos

I’m down at Lee Abbey for the Wayfarer Arts Conference this week. We’re talking about the stories in the bible where water represents chaos. This led us to ask about the idea of chaos itself. What role does it play in the artist’s journey? What is...

Human-ness vs. Holiness

During my ‘honeymoon’ with God (about 16-19yrs.), I eagerly sought after holiness. It felt right. It felt as if it was the natural direction I should travel in light of my fervent relationship with God. I was doing well – I was becomeing ‘set...