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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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The Value of Powerlessness

“Power, according to Jesus and the Trinity, is not something to be “grasped at” (see Philippians 2:6-7). I don’t need to cling to my title, my uniform, my authorship, or whatever other trappings I use to make myself feel powerful … Continue reading

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Living in Gratitude – Part 2 – “I’m Grateful for Silence”

The November holiday of Thanksgiving in the United States  offers us a time to reflect on the grace of God in our lives. This series will focus on the fact that gratitude is the rock of our faith; if we … Continue reading

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Silence: “The Think Tank of the Soul”

LIVING AS APPRENTICES Audio ecologist Gordon Hempton is a global explorer and collector of natural sound. He’s recorded the soundscapes of prairies, shorelines, mountains, and forests around the world. In recent years, he’s become a silence activist. He defines silence … 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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