Tag Archives: the With-God life

Spiritual Dawdling

“The opposite of seek is dawdle. To live aimlessly and listlessly.  (Eugene Peterson in As Kingfishers Catch Fire, p. 137). Picture a three-year-old captivated by the world around her. Her eyes follow a squirrel scrambling up a tree. She bends over … Continue reading

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Going Deeper with God – Rooted and Growing (Ephesians 3: 16 -19)

In Eat this Book, Eugene Peterson teaches us to chew on a passage of scripture, digest it, and put it to use in practical ways. Our Christian fathers and mothers called this process Lectio Divina. In this passage, we are encouraged to dip … Continue reading

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Rob Bell and the with-God life

I’m reading a book about Rob Bell. Those of you in West Michigan probably do not need an introduction to this fiery young prophet; his books and videos and sermons have raised the ire of Christians of all stripes in … Continue reading

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Living Every Moment

Back-to-back stories this morning on NPR about the play Our Town and about Pete Seeger brought me to tears – and reminded me of a vital practice in the “with-God” life:  sacramental living.  Our Town, the iconic play by Thornton Wilder, is about the Webb family, an ordinary family living … Continue reading

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