Tag Archives: Leslie Mott

Breathe

Breathe,” my teacher said, as my arms flailed and I tipped to the side, releasing my foot from my calf just in time to step hard on the mat before I fell into the person next to me.  When had … Continue reading

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Do Not Hold Back

I just came back from the NEXT Church conference, a gathering of church leaders, including elders, pastors, seminarians, educators, youth leaders and church members who are exploring a more relational, diverse, and collaborative way of being the church in the … Continue reading

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I Am That

Do you know that person? The one who approaches you at the busiest time of the year, whether you’re a pastor, elder, volunteer, or teacher, and says, “You know, I’ve been thinking about “x, y, and z” for a few … Continue reading

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A Lesson from Mowing the Lawn

In all the recent rain and after a week away, my lawn had turned into a meadow.  With a few hours in the afternoon to mow before the next rainstorm came in and in a hurry to get the job … Continue reading

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Still Waters Run Deep

Last fall, I set out in my kayak for quick, solo paddle across Lake George.  Our family was spending the weekend at Silver Bay YMCA, blessed by the amazing opportunity that the Brookside/Trinity Ministry offers: rest and renewal – in … Continue reading

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