Author Archives: Sheb

About Sheb

After reading, If You Want to Walk on Water, You Have to Get Out of the Boat, (Jon Ortberg), I decided that getting out of the boat was the easy part. "Wow, Jesus, I want to do that too!" Staying focused on Jesus rather than the wind and the waves is the hard part. I suppose even in the doldrums that is also true. So my prayer and meditation in whatever journey I undertake is to keep my eyes fixed on the One who will walk with me and keep me above water. Matthew 14: 25-33

The Deep Forest in the Midst of Grief

Originally posted on nonviolence and the inclusive community:
I have struggled with sadness this past week in the tragedy of the mass shooting in Orlando and other acts of violence happening in the world. Grief feels like a daily occurrence…

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From the Huffington Post

Gary Trosclair writes in an article called, “From PTSD to Peace: An Inspirational Story” I’ve written in this blog previously about the possibility that growth and resilience can follow in the wake of crisis and trauma. And I’ve suggested that … Continue reading

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LOVE WAS BORN ON CHRISTMAS MORN

When the Power of Love overcomes the Love of Power, the World will know Peace. HAPPY HOLIDAYS! (Just a note: Disregard the invitation at the end of the video to send Christmas cards to “A Recovering Soldier”. They will not … Continue reading

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A Precious Gem

In days past, some believed pearls to be the tears of the gods. Others thought them to be dewdrops filled with moonlight that had fallen into the ocean and were swallowed by oysters. Pearls are created unlike any other gem … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace Michael Clift

Michael Clift was a guest a BPC 270 in June 2014. He actually is the one who blazed the original walking trails with the lawnmower! He worked in exchange for a place to stay on his bike trip that year … Continue reading

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SARA GROVES: THE LONG DEFEAT

The song, The Long Defeat, has walked with me on this entire 270 journey. Read this excellent explanation of its inspiration and meaning: http://pleonast.com/users/slave_of_jesus_jdb/entries/447553-the-long-defeat-in-j-r-r-tolkien-paul-farmer-a Then go ahead and Listen to the Song: http://www.cmt.com/videos/sara-groves/1082120/the-long-defeat-official-pseudo-video.jhtml Praying for a way I cannot see. … Continue reading

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What’s Next?

“Nature is always lovely, invincible, glad, Whatever is done and suffered by her creatures. All scars she heals, whether in rocks or water or sky or hearts.” John Muir 270 is about the beauty and healing power of nature. Our … Continue reading

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