Stasi Eldredge

January 26, 2010
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“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” 

Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

John and I just returned from the first half –...

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John Eldredge

January 17, 2010
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It's Sunday. Stasi and I were just sitting in my office at home, talking about the fact that this is the week we start the Love and War Tour. I said, "Okay. Anything funky between us this week," (I was already feeling the funkiness, the "you...

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Craig McConnell

January 16, 2010
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While chatting on Facebook with my friend David Schloske I was perusing his “Home” page and was captured by his favorite quote. I read it three times. It’s great!

"There are many people who think they want to be matadors, only to find...

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Stasi Eldredge

January 15, 2010
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I’m caught in the tension between love and war, between life and death.  John and I just returned from spending four restful days together, unplugged from the demands of our world, replenishing our...

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Craig McConnell

January 10, 2010
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I just walked into our home having driven home from LA after a couple of weeks with our family and friends over the holidays.Yes, that’s me in my Santa accoutrements with my numero uno “helper”.

Lori stayed in LA for some extended time...

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John Eldredge

December 31, 2009
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Every year, on New year's Day, I try and take some time to be with God, and ask him a few questions.

First thing I'll do is sanctify the coming year to Jesus. I'll pray to consecrate every day and every moment of the new year; I'll... READ MORE

Craig McConnell

December 28, 2009
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I truly appreciate all the words and prayers that have come since I shared my diagnosis in the last blog. Thank you so much!

After learning of the Leukemia I initially experienced waves of shock/surprise, fear and anxiety. But as with...

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Stasi Eldredge

December 23, 2009
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The Nativity – John Donne

 

Immensity cloistered in thy dear womb,

Now leaves his well-beloved imprisonment,

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John Eldredge

December 20, 2009
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I love singing Christmas carols. I love what their words remind me of. Just this morning Stasi was singing a few refrains from O Holy Night and it absolutely grabbed me:

A...

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John Eldredge

December 15, 2009
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Well, Stasi and I have been up for most of the night. 

Not because of excitement (today is a big day!). Not because we ate too many bratwurst (they were really good, especially with mustard).  The reason was attack. The... READ MORE

Stasi Eldredge

December 11, 2009
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About ten years ago or so, I  told God that I would offer anything from my life story to others that he asked me to if it would help them know him better, experience more hope and healing, love Jesus...

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John Eldredge

December 08, 2009
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December 15 is a big day for Stasi and me.

It's the release date for Love and War, our new book! We're also doing a live webcast that day. We've been looking forward to this for a long time! Our hope and longing and earnest... READ MORE

Stasi Eldredge

December 08, 2009
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I like Advent; the waiting for Christ to come.  I like the anticipation of Christmas.  Maybe it’s partly because a woman figures so prominently in the Story.

 

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John Eldredge

December 01, 2009
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Well, we crossed the threshold into Advent on Sunday. As my thoughts have been turning towards the Advent season, and the coming of Christmas, I found myself thinking about gifts I would like to give, and gifts I would like to receive. After a...

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Stasi Eldredge

November 29, 2009
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This year seems to be on a bobsled race.  It is rushing past me at an ever increasing speed such that I can barely see what is passing.  It is Christmastime already...

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Craig McConnell

November 22, 2009
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This last May 9th I was in Dulles International Airport with a 15 minute lay-over prior to boarding my overnight flight to Zurich to consult/coach a group of gifted Swiss leaders who were initiating the first German language Boot Camp...

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Stasi Eldredge

November 20, 2009
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When our sons were young and it was time to get ready for bed, we would announce, “Time for jammies and teeth!”  They used to wear John’s old T-shirts as jammies.  They were soft and comfortable and fell to their knees or lower...

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John Eldredge

November 18, 2009
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singing onstage before a live audience

getting a pedicure

wearing a clown suit to the next Wild at Heart retreat

having my personal journals read aloud...

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Stasi Eldredge

November 13, 2009
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We just returned home from visiting our middle son Blaine at college.  It was such a good visit!  Oh, to kiss the cheek of my son!  Blaine had told us about a place called Yogurtland that he really...

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Stasi Eldredge

November 06, 2009
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My friend Julie introduced me to sprinkling cinammon on top of the coffee grounds before making the coffee.  When the coffee maker has worked its magic, I add a little cream and voila.  Happiness in a cup!  I am now ready for my...

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