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The Wonder of Solitude

“Discipline in sports is the concentrated effort to master the body so that it can obey the mind better. Discipline in the spiritual life is the concen- trated effort to create the space and time where God can become our … 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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Expecting More from Technology and Less from Each Other

“We all need sacred spaces where we keep to ourselves and to the people close to us.” This statement by social scientist and psychologist, Sherry Turkel, on NPR this morning is a lament about our increasing tendency to being always “on” and … Continue reading

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