Tag Archives: TED Talk

Speak Up!

LIVING AS APPRENTICES We talk a lot about the value of silence and solitude in spiritual formation circles.  Time spent apart and being quiet is valuable because it connects us to God and God’s Kingdom and fuels our action. However, … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Discipline of Pondering

My Journey Recently I have developed the practice of pondering – as in “And Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart”(NIV).  Ponder is an interesting word.  It comes from the Latin pondus which meant “a … Continue reading

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Living in Wonder = Gratitude

Welcome to a new feature of our blog – video! Our first venture is  a moving TED talk by photographer Louie Schwartzberg.  His stunning time-lapse photography is accompanied by powerful words from a small child and a Benedictine monk, Brother David Steindl-Rast.  Be … Continue reading

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