Tag Archives: Co-creators with God

Joy, when you need it most

My brothers and sisters, think of the various tests you encounter as occasions for joy. — James 1:2 What does joy feel like? For me, it is a feeling of expanse and effortlessness, an emotion that fills my heart and soul. Joy opens me to experience something that feels bigger than I alone. Thinking about […]

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Co-Creators with the Divine

From the writings of Del Anderson (1906-2008), Spirit in Action Founder, in honor of his birthday on July 17th: God will not do for us what we can do for ourselves.  We are not created as puppets to be manipulated and controlled.  The Holy One does not force us to make certain decisions or to […]

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Role models that inspire SIA

Preparing for the Spirit in Action 16th Anniversary earlier this month gave me a chance to reflect on the role models that are the foundation of Spirit in Action’s vision. Below is my reflection on three leaders that keep me encouraged and inspired: We spent three days with Canaan Gondwe in Malawi and it felt […]

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Dreaming Large for 2012!

Dream large, my soul, dream large God thinks His thoughts through thee If thou canst dream freedom for all Mankind shall yet be free.  Dream large, my soul, dream large God wills for all His peace If thou canst dream true brotherhood Some day all war shall cease. By Myrtle Williamson I appreciate the beginning […]

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From Del’s Journal: Receiving God’s Gifts

I am learning, “the great power of prayer is not in asking, but in learning how to receive.” Receiving requires acceptance and willing obedience.  It requires us to fasten our gaze on the Christ and let (allow) God to re-make us in His image and perfect pattern. This process of cooperating with God requires us […]

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