Tag Archives: Spirituality

The One Calling You

One reading of this text points to our life of faith as an exercise in “be happy or die.” This is silly because the call to joy requires a caller, and the one calling us is not passive. Continue reading

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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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In Order to be Knowing

Schoolboy giggling aside, yes, Paul says “shit” in the bible. The thing we miss in the giggling is exactly why he used it. 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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