Tag Archives: Spiritual Practice

The Melody of Our Life

We’ve been taught that this passage is about not letting our body be used for “immorality.” This misses one translation nuance that changes the whole thing into a discussion about the melody of our life and how we use it. Continue reading

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Bearing Witness

Martyrdom is a form of bearing witness to our God. So to what kind of God do our lives bear witness (and are we proud of that God)? Continue reading

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That Rude Spirit

The Holy Spirit is a jerk with half explained plans and patterns for our life, but if we turn down the stereo we can get some remarkable guidance just the same. Continue reading

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In Defence of Dust

We do not like being reminded that “we are dust” and yet, every Ash Wednesday we hear the words again. In our hurry to get past this part we miss a chance to grow deeply in faith. Continue reading

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Lenten Discipline, You’re So Silly

The usual way for a Lenten Discipline to go (at least where I was raised) was to give something up for lent. Sometimes it was a noble thing, but usually it was some minor vice, a thing we never did … Continue reading

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Valiant Dust, Glorious Dust

Dust is dust-y and we use a duster to get rid of it. This is however, a mistake if we are actually interested in growing our spiritual life. Continue reading

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