Tag: Silence

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A Leadership Crisis: Losing Your Soul for the Sake of the World

As well intentioned Christians and ministry leaders, many of us have bought into the idea, that if our work produces ‘fruit’ then it must be God’s will, no matter what it costs us and our families. Too often the seduction of public fruit causes us to offer up our body, our health and our souls ...

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Finding Our Way Home

“God is at home. It is we who have gone out for a walk.” Meister Eckhart I didn’t recognize my own symptoms. After three weeks of summer travel and a jam-packed schedule I finally had a morning at home alone. After a three week hit-and-miss pattern of morning devotions, I plopped in my chair to ...

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The Surprising Rewards of Silence

I continue my thoughts on the spiritual practices of silence and solitude. Today’s post comes from an article written for NavPress by Tim Stafford. I thought he said it better than I could. The Surprising Rewards of Silence Why are we afraid to be quiet before God?  By Tim Stafford  Ever stop to think why ...

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I am Most Alive When…

What I’ve discovered about practicing the spiritual disciplines is that they are a lot like riding on the back of my husband’s motorcycle.  (Stay with me here.)  The reason I love riding is because all of my senses are engaged.  I not only see everything around me clear and up close (even the road kill…yuk!) ...