Monthly Archives: January 2016

Choices – The Weight of a Single Choice – Guest Blog

For the next few months, this blog will occasionally look at the concept of choice. It is true that “Life is a sum of all your choices.” But do we even realize that every response involves a choice, that we … Continue reading

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Remembering M. Robert Mulholland, Jr.

I rarely do two posts in one day.  But in my tradition of honoring my teachers and mentors, I want to make readers of this blog aware of the death of M. Robert Mulholland, a giant in the spiritual formation … Continue reading

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Who Am I when my Body Fails Me? – Trading Coins

Who Am I When my Body Fails Me? is a question we all need to ask ourselves when injury or illness takes its toll on our lives. How are we different? How are we the same? How do we respond to … Continue reading

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Going Deeper with God – Looking Backwards

Eugene Peterson’s book Eat this Book teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it, and then put it to use in practical ways. Our Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. This story about Moses from Exodus … Continue reading

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2016, Crossing the Threshold – Editing our Lives

We have crossed the threshold from 2015 to 2016. We are on the brink, at the dawn, on the verge of a new year.  As singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer says, “At a threshold there’s often a moment where what is old … Continue reading

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Quitting Could be the Best Choice – Guest Blogger, Leslie Herbig

For the next few months, this blog will occasionally look at the concept of choice. It is true that “Life is a sum of all your choices.” But do we even realize that every response involves a choice, that we always have … Continue reading

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2016 – Crossing the Threshold, “Count Your Blessings”

We have crossed the threshold from 2015 to 2016. We are on the brink, at the dawn, on the verge of a new year.  As singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer says, “At a threshold there’s often a moment where what is old … Continue reading

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Who am I When My Body Fails Me – From Dis-ease to Ease

Who Am I When my Body Fails Me? is a question we all need to ask ourselves when injury or illness takes its toll on our lives. How are we different? How are we the same? How do we respond … Continue reading

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