Finding Momentum

What It Means to Be Healed

You will, after service, be asked if you would like to receive prayer, and having been pushed to a rather desperate place in your life, …

Flying When You Can’t

I’ve had a lot of time to myself lately to do some thinking. Not that I’ve really asked for it, but I’ve acquired myself a …

Freedom and Fullness

Driving back up on the 5, I heard a song erupting in the meadows. The windows were down and the air was heavy with the …

A New Way to Move

Oh my God, I’m cold. I guess I didn’t imagine this on my retreat. 30MPH gusts blowing at me, stinging my face with snow bits. …

Intermezzo

Push and pull, move and wait. I’m in a season of waiting, of settling down. One moment moving, one moment heads-down dealing with the day-to-day, …

A Letter to Paris

Paris, I confess I don’t really get you. I mean, it’s amazing being here, walking your cobblestone streets, taking in the sights and sounds. Your …

On the Move

Steep Ravine 50K I opened the new year with a 50K warmup in mind for April’s American River 50, so I signed up to run …

Finishing What We Started

One thing I like about volunteering with RBO is the chance to meet up with kids from all different parts of Oakland. This year I …

A Brother, a Daughter

Mike calls me out of the blue. I pick up the receiver to a sonic wave of grief. They shot my baby, he wails, they …