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The Contemplative Companion for Friday, January 23, 2015

“Jesus went up the mountain and summoned those whom he wanted and they came to him.” – Mark 3.13

Increasingly, it’s become very easy to be summoned everywhere, anytime. 234 more words

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The Contemplative Companion for Thursday, January 22, 2015

“Jesus had cured many and, as a result, those who had diseases were pressing upon him to touch him.” – Mark 3.10

Life and its complex situations press upon us. 86 more words

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9.5 Invitations into the Contemplative Renewal of Christianity - Invitation #2:Grow Deeper

Invitation #2: Grow Deeper

By Peter Traben Haas

It turns out believing is just the beginning. Many  Protestant Christians discover this on their own. We have our “conversions” and “receiving Jesus” experiences, and then discover we need further help and grace in all sorts of ways. 1,787 more words

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The Contemplative Companion for Wednesday, January 21, 2015

“Looking around at them with anger and grieved at their hardness of heart, Jesus said to the man, ‘Stretch out your hand.’ He stretched it out and his hand was restored.” 106 more words

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The Contemplative Companion for Monday, January 19, 2015

“Son though he was, he learned obedience from what he suffered.”  – Hebrews 5.8

Our world-system, tangled as it is in the matrix of unconscious drives, needs and appetites, is not the safest place for Truth-tellers or Wisdom-workers who, through their presence and teaching, reveal that which should not be, and declare that which could be. 99 more words

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The Contemplative Companion for Friday, January 16, 2015

“Jesus immediately knew in his mind what they were thinking to themselves, so he said, “Why are you thinking such things in your hearts?” – Mark 2.8… 253 more words

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The Contemplative Companion for Thursday, January 15, 2015

“A leper came to him and kneeling down begged him and said, “If you wish, you can make me clean.” Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand, touched the leper, and said to him, “I do will it. 119 more words

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