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A retreat for transformation

I won’t let up until you pay attention.  You haven’t been very patient or understanding lately.  Or loving.  I know you’re irritated and weary.  How do you think I feel?!  

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Spiritual Formation

Renovation of the Heart, by Dallas Willard

Let me start out by saying this is a tough read. John Ortberg once described Dallas’s writing as being “dense.” Well, this book is certainly “dense.” It took me just over a month to finish it, and I will read it again, even more slowly, right after I finish my re-reading of Practice Resurrection, by Eugene H. 236 more words

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Spiritual Formation with D.Willard - #1

I became a certified spiritual director back in 2009 at the University of San Diego.  Prior to the course, I was reading some of Dallas Willard’s work and was getting exposed more to the world of spiritual formation.   908 more words

Spiritual Formation

How Do We Love Better?

I think the world would be better if we loved each other better.

Simple idea. Complicated execution.

I think love takes practice.

Dallas Willard defines love as, 237 more words

Better Life

The boundaries of spiritual disciplines

A lot of the reading and teaching I do focuses on helping people to practice the spiritual disciplines. Most Christians don’t know how to pray or read the Scriptures (or have been taught to do it in a way that… 581 more words

Spiritual Formation

No Longer a Victim

Continued from here.

I cannot remember who said this (probably Joyce Meyer or Beth Moore): we live what we believe, not what we know. 404 more words

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