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Becoming a Gritty Christian

I’m “back in the saddle again,” co-leading a group studying Breathing Under Water, Spirituality and the Twelve Steps, by Richard Rohr. The lesson this week focused on the life-long process we engage in as we look deeply into our “private … Continue reading

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Looking Inward

LIVING AS APPRENTICES I was describing a recent introspective moment to a friend. I told her that I had analyzed my defensive reaction to an e-mail and found another  example of “vainglory” – the need to impress others to gain … Continue reading

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A Shadow Boxing Post Script

Bobby McFerrin, best known to some of us by his rendition of the song Don’t Worry, Be Happy, is a ten-time Grammy award winner, vocal innovator and improviser, world renowned conductor of classical music, and a vocal teacher.  He is … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Shadow Boxing – Part 1

LIVING AS APPRENTICES My favorite definition for the term  spiritual formation comes from M. Robert Mulholland: “the process of conforming to the image of Jesus for the sake of others.” And my favorite expression of that process is a phrase … Continue reading

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