The Three Questions
Oct 24, 2008 by Nancy Buschart | 0 Comments
This is a Pileated Woodpecker. You may not care or may consider it a waste of time to be introduced to this creature. But, I must.
When I was a child, my grandmother gave me my first bird book - Roger Tory Peterson's A Field Guide to the Birds. I loved this book and still have it on my shelf. I ... [More]
Oct 08, 2008 by Nancy Buschart | 0 Comments
At the end of "Encountering God: Face-to-Face With Fear" (my last blog post) I promised to tell you about my two-year old daughter, a purple snowsuit, and my deepest, darkest fear. Allow me some family stories to set the stage.
When I was first married, I found it hard to believe that God loved me ... [More]
Sep 22, 2008 by Nancy Buschart | 0 Comments
This is part 3 of a 3-part seriesread part 1 or part 2
In my life, I have known a few mean people. People who were angry and wounded and who wounded others. My natural reaction-stay clear, avoid contact, keep a safe distance. I want as little encounter with these people as is possible. I'm afraid ... [More]
Aug 15, 2008 by Nancy Buschart | 1 Comments
This is part 2 of a three-part series.Read part 1. Read part 3.
This morning I conducted an impromptu survey here on the second floor of the admin building at Denver Seminary. The question, "What are you afraid of?" yielded answers that, I believe, reflect a universal condition - we are all ... [More]
Aug 05, 2008 by Nancy Buschart | 0 Comments
This is the first of a three-part series of posts.
Frightened, insecure, facing unspoken and unknown challenges. Imagination going wild. Excitement, glitz and glam. Fish out of water. Can't do it on my own!
This was the context of my faith conversion. This tension was an opportunity brimming with ... [More]