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The Wilderness & the Gift of Slowing Down
Today I saw a link to an article by Ed Cyzewksi. The title is “Why We Need the Wilderness.” It struck me because the wilderness is where I’m at and where God has been drawing me for some time now. I was taken up with a few specific words in the article: Continue reading
Richard Rohr on Evil & Violence
I’ve been working my way through Richard Rohr’s, Things Hidden. It’s been my first interaction with his writings and, for me, it has become like a cool glass of water on hot summer’s day.
In his chapter on “Evil’s Lies,” he shares some interesting thoughts about the reality of violence. Continue reading
There are many words that probably don’t roll off our lips with ease. One of those words is the R-word: repentance. Perhaps we put up a good front, chant it regularly, but despise it on the inside. That’s been me, at times.
Many might imagine the word repentance as a simple sorry. That’s not what it means.
Many might imagine the word involves self-flagellation. That’s not what it means either.
But it’s a real word. A necessary word. And, yes, even a hard word. Continue reading
The Artisan Soul: We’re Thinking Too Small About Creativity
For my own studies and writing, I picked up Erwin McManus’ newest book, The Artisan Soul: Crafting Your Life Into a Work of Art. I cracked it open yesterday, just to get a taste of what the book was saying. The first few pages definitely caught my attention. Continue reading