Tag: surrender

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The Place In Between

This is just too good not to re-post. I wish I’d written it. If you are struggling in waiting, wanting to be anywhere but where you are, grab a cup of coffee, curl up in a comfy chair and read on. It’s a long piece and you will be tempted to skim through it just ...

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Scripture – A Place of Encounter

In continuing from yesterday’s post on reading the Bible for transformation, we discussed how to be transformed by Scripture we need to be less concerned with speed or volume or the gathering of more information but with depth and receptivity. The problem is we have been trained to be informational readers, not spiritual readers and ...

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A Thousand Surrenders

“The gospel is not as much about worthiness as it is about surrender.  What God wants from us is not a million acts of virtue, but a million acts of surrender.” Ron Rolheiser If we were in control of our spirituality it would certainly be about our self-reliant ability to tweak our behavior, through gathering ...

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God’s Role and Our Role

So last time we looked at the good work that is already going on in our lives by the Holy Spirit…that our inner being (heart) might take on more and more the image of Jesus that we might live like and love others like Jesus. “…until Christ is formed in you” (Gal. 4:9). So exactly ...