Tag Archives: Scott Peck

Who Am I When My Body Fails Me? – Part 5: A Matter of Style

Who am I when my body fails me?”  This is a question we must face when injury or illness takes its toll  on our lives. How do we respond to physical, mental, emotional stresses? How do we view God when … Continue reading

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Learning from the Serenity Prayer: Wisdom

We are currently living through a time that seems  totally out of control and may remain that way for some time. The Serenity Prayer was “built” for days like these. I have realized that I need the words of the … Continue reading

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Living the Serenity Prayer – Wisdom

The Serenity Prayer has a long and rather mysterious history. The first three lines were made popular by  Reinhold Niebuhr (1892 -1971), as part of a 1934 lecture. The modern prayer is several lines longer. In 1941, the prayer was … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Silence

This blog hosts nearly 700 posts.  Once in a while I re-blog a post that followers who are new to the blog may not have read.  This post on silence first appeared on June 19, 2014. I had a discussion with … Continue reading

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People of the Lie

Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?”  The woman said to … Continue reading

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Silence: Thinking with God

LIVING AS APPRENTICES I had a discussion with a group of people recently about the value of silence.  The group had been asked to observe a day of silence as a soul-training exercise.  None of them had found a way … Continue reading

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