Lectio divina (“divine reading”) dates back to the earliest centuries of Christian history and is a way of reading the Bible while listening to the Spirt.
Our faith is a way of expanding our perception and understanding of who God is and what God is doing, which leads us to wholeness.
Podcast Episode #006: Three Phases of the Spiritual Life: Construction, Deconstruction, and Reconstruction
Deconstruction is just part of the journey. In fact, it’s not the first or the last part. It is, in fact, the middle part of our life’s spiritual journey.
A memorial to those whose lives were lost on 9/11, September 11, 2001, and a lesson for every one of us about remembering we are not invincible.
Awakening can be more than a moment; it can be a lifestyle. And it can be more than a personal, individual experience with God in mystical terms.
What you choose to focus on affects your emotions, your mood, your worldview, your sense of self, your intentions, your motives, and your decisions.
I believe God has a plan for saving the world, and it is a nonviolent plan. It is characterized by sacrificial love and grace for all.
If you want to escape the rat race and break apart to win the race God has for you, here’s the key. Don’t look around. Look ahead, to Jesus.
Whenever you think, feel, pray, assess, and make decisions, remember the existence and presence of your inner community. Consider ways in which you’re living according to patterns established before you were ever born.
What if the realization of our finiteness just drives us to the need for connection and revelation? Maybe being “lost“ is exactly what God wants us to feel when he knows that we need more of him in our lives.
These morning declarations are great for a Jesus-following family to repeat on the way to school to get in a proper mindset for the day ahead.
There is the encouragement that we can alter the trajectory of our own lives, and the lives of those under our care, to make the future better than the past.