Monthly Archives: September 2013

Perspective

Living as Apprentices The following word from Letty M. Russell is so convicting it forced me into a time of self-examination, a prayer of examen.  First the quote, then the prayer. “Whatever else the true preaching of the word would need … Continue reading

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My Mind has a Mind of its Own

My Journey A few nights ago, as I walked through the house turning out  lights in preparation for going to bed,  I was anticipating reading a book I had just started when I noticed a song running through my mind: … Continue reading

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Who we really are

Living as Apprentices I feel like I am a reporter, tagging along with great thinkers  looking for drops of wisdom to share with my world.   I’m blogging this ” wisdom drop” from Richard Rohr because it is such a wonderful addition to … Continue reading

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I’m a Racist

Living as Apprentices This morning I read a wonderfully warm and authentic article* by a local pastor on racism which, he called ” a slippery snake that pokes its head out of the rocks and then slides back into the labyrinth of our thoughts.”  … Continue reading

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Why it is so hard to love

Living as Apprentices Here’s a thought from Beatrice Bruteau in The Grand Option “I think the reason why we find it so hard to take our place in the Great Community is just because we have not clearly sorted out … Continue reading

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Letting Your Life Sing

A morning thought from William Stafford in Dancing with Joy  Cutting Loose “Sometimes from sorrow, for no reason, you sing. For no reason, you accept the way of being lost, cutting loose from all else and electing a world where … Continue reading

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“To Whom Can We Go”

It’s a heavy time we live in. And this is a heavy blog. But we don’t get to ignore what we don’t want to know. Jesus walked in the muck and shadows of his world.  We must do the same. But … Continue reading

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Training to Surrender

“All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.” Anatole France “Man cannot discover new oceans unless … Continue reading

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