On Posing

Today I wanted to work out some thoughts on one personality-type I have a particular instinct to avoid—posers.


In general, I have a difficult time trusting people. Folks may say this is an odd character trait for a pastor, but I’d contend that, on the whole, this has been a boon for me.


This week I’ll be heading to an overnight clergy retreat. What I’m most looking forward to is the silence.


“You need to slow down and let your spirit catch up with your body.” That’s the advice my friend, Peg Horton, used to give me.