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The Contemplative Companion for Friday, November 21, 2014

“Blessed are you who look into the depths…Blessed are you in the firmament of heaven.”  – Daniel 3.55 – 56

Silence is the environment in which our mind gazes in each direction  – interior and exterior; deep in and deep out. 41 more words

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The Contemplative Companion for Thursday, November 20, 2014

“He said, “I tell you truly, this poor widow put in more than all the rest; for those others have all made offerings from their surplus wealth, but she, from her poverty, has offered her whole livelihood… 58 more words

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The Contemplative Companion for Wednesday, November 19, 2014

God has spoken and summoned the earth,
from the rising of the sun to its setting.
From Zion, perfect in beauty,
God shines forth… 84 more words

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Week in the Word: Making Friends with the Monsters Under My Bed

I’ve taken a short break from my weekly sharing of reflections on my daily Scripture readings, to revisit an old sermon series I gave on the life of Jesus during the midweek devotional I provide at Progressive Redneck Preacher. 2,855 more words


The Contemplative Companion for Tuesday, November 18, 2014

“I fall asleep, I will wake up, for God sustains me.”  – Psalm 3.6

Sometimes I’m spiritually awake, sometimes spiritually asleep.

Gratefully, God sustains me through every state, and nurtures my formation into fullness of life in Christ. 10 more words

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The Contemplative Companion for Monday, November 17, 2014

“Jesus told him, “Have sight; your faith has saved you.”  - Luke 18.42

Your mind is beautiful because it has been kissed by love, making your knowing not just wise, but also warm-hearted. 50 more words

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A New Book for Advent & Christmas by Peter Traben Haas

Amid all the fullness and festivity of this peak cultural and religious holiday season, I invite you to take a brief moment each day to rest and read through these brief daily reflections. 685 more words

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