Tag Archives: Spirituality

We Need a Little Lent-Mas

Lent is “such a downer, man” and this is the time of “happyhappy(tm)” so why am I talking about Lent at a time like this? Because it is also prime spiritual growth time. Continue reading

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The Crops of That Place

In the early church people went out into the desert to wrestle with what it means to be human. They raised crops and traded for what they could not raise. This gave them a few insights about growing where we’re planted. Continue reading

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United With Him

Spiritual life and growth leads us deeper into what theologians call “union with God.” How is that supposed to work and does it mean anything for my life today. Continue reading

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All Our Times

The concept is complex and comes, in part, from our 12-step friends, but part of the work of spiritual life and growth means dying. It means letting go absolutely into the hand that holds all our times. Continue reading

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Knowing Our Spirit

Life is a spiritual exercise where our attention to the spirits helps us discern the way to go. The question then is ‘how do we know which spirit we should heed?’ Continue reading

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My Enemies

The psalms ask God for help against “my enemies” but they aren’t really clear who those enemies are. One subtle enemy is the voice in our head. Continue reading

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